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Subject: Re: Archos question

Re: Archos question

From: Mike Holden <>
Date: Fri, 13 May 2005 14:59:51 +0100 (BST)

The volume thing is correct for the player, but not for the recorder and
FM recorder models.

The hard disk mp3 players are all somewhat susceptible to vibration, some
more so than others (certain models of Hitachi disks are particularly

If you are that worried about vibration, look at the Ondio, which uses
memory cards instead of a disk, but obviously capacity is greatly reduced.

Smith.Ryan said:
> Hello,
> I am contemplating a bid on an Archos JBR FM or Studio player, but have
> some questions. My brother-in-law advised me that since these players
> use hard drives that they could be easily damaged if dropped. He also
> mentioned that jarring the player could be harmful as well, so it would
> not be a good player to use at the gym. Another downside he said, is
> that you have to go through the menu to adjust the volume. Is that
> correct? All I am wanting the player for is so that I can listen at the
> gym. Could someone advise me if the things he warned me against are
> valid?
> Ryan Smith
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Mike Holden
Received on 2005-05-13

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