Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Rock Box and Blind Users
Re: Rock Box and Blind Users
From: Rocker <rocker_at_shaw.ca>
Date: Tue, 10 May 2005 19:21:38 -0600
Hi Brian you wrote:
sometime this year, but probably not next week!) the iRiver H110, H120,
H140, H320, and H340 models will be supported. Rockbox boots on these
units right now, but is not fully functional.
*You mean I just shelled out $400 for a used IHP 140 when rockbox will also
be ported to the 320 model as well?
Grrrr! I thought the color screen could not be supported.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Brian Wolven" <brian.wolven_at_gmail.com>
Sent: Tuesday, May 10, 2005 8:47 AM
Subject: Re: Rock Box and Blind Users
> Smith.Ryan wrote:
>> Hello listers,
>> I am a new subscriber trying to get information about Rock Box. I am
>> blind and have not purchased my Archos player yet. I have been told
>> that the Archos studio and jukebox recorder models are the only models
>> that will work with the Rock Box speech feature. Is this correct? What
>> is it about the GMINI and AV models that will not allow this function to
>> work? Does Rock Box work with any other brands? I saw something on the
>> site about the IRiver player, but don't know if the speech function will
>> work with these players. Could someone please give me some more
>> information? Any and all feedback would be greatly appreciated.
> Ryan, at present, Rockbox works on the Archos Jukebox 5000, 6000, Studio,
> Recorder, FM Recorder, Recorder V2 and Ondio MP3 players. All of these
> support the speech features. Only the Recorder and Ondio FM models support
> recording, if that's a desired feature for you. Soon (as in sometime this
> year, but probably not next week!) the iRiver H110, H120, H140, H320, and
> H340 models will be supported. Rockbox boots on these units right now, but
> is not fully functional.
> The GMINI and AV units have different hardware (processors, etc.) that are
> not compatible with Rockbox, at least in its current incarnation.
Received on 2005-05-11