Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: an Archos question
Re: an Archos question
From: Melissa Tucker <melissatucker4_at_mindspring.com>
Date: Sun, 13 Nov 2005 05:40:13 -0500
You said "the Archos Jukebox 5000, 6000, Studio, Recorder, FM Recorder,
and Ondio MP3 players."
Is there a website or something I can read on about the differences of
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bluechip" <csbluechip_at_gmail.com>
To: "Rockbox" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Saturday, November 12, 2005 5:13 PM
Subject: Re: an Archos question
>>I'm a totally blind user and was looking around for rates on the Archos
>>products so I can put Rockbox on one. I'm really looking for one that has
>>more than 40gb to store my OTR collection on. I was wondering which
>>players/recorders are more accessible with Rockbox and maybe which ones I
>>should avoid for this purpose. Once I get one, or if I do get one, is it
>>very difficult to install Rockbox?
> rockbox.org - line 1: "Rockbox is an Open Source replacement firmware for
> the Archos Jukebox 5000, 6000, Studio, Recorder, FM Recorder, Recorder V2
> and Ondio MP3 players."
> It also supports a couple of the iriver platforms namely 100 and 300
> series players (not the H10 ...yet) ...also work has just started on an
> iPod port - don't hold your breath.
> I guess: http://www.rockbox.org/twiki/bin/view/Main/BlindFAQ would be
> worth a read for you.
> The only unit which cannot have a larger HDD in it is the hp100 which has
> a single platter drive to make it smaller. The others will take a 100MB
> laptop drive quite happily - pick one with low power consumption - RPM is
> utterly irrelevant.
> On the Archos, installation is as simple as copying over some files - As a
> blind user you will also need to get a voice pack and set that up too - I
> can only guess it is outlined by blind people for blind people in the
> above mentioned blind-faq :)
> Good luck,
Received on 2005-11-13