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Subject: Re: Buying a rockbox machine

Re: Buying a rockbox machine

From: Scott Erichsen <>
Date: Sun, 12 Feb 2006 20:38:58 +1100

Ebay is the only place where you will get an archos.
They are not made anymore.
My suggestion is try and get an IRiver H340. Rockbox works great on that.
and on a final note, I have not had a problem with ebay and have bought
stuff on it quite regularly for the last 2 years.
----- Original Message -----
From: "PF" <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, February 12, 2006 8:18 PM
Subject: Buying a rockbox machine

> My birthday is coming up, and as a geek, I was interested in getting an
> ipod, and running ipod linux on it. According to the ipodlinux website,
> only ipods up to 3g are supported. So, I let my SO know that I wanted a
> 3g ipod.
> Time passes.
> She lets me know that she doesn't know where to find such a thing, and
> that I should find it for her, and she'd get it for me as a present.
> (Sometimes the 'surprise' factor isn't possible.. :-)
> In searching, I came across the RockBox project, and thought that it
> blew the ipodlinux project out of the water; I *wanted* one. So,
> looking at all the supported versions, it looks like the Archos Jukebox
> 20GB FM is the best.
> Golly, these things are hard to find! Why couldn't Archos just keep
> making them?
> Anyhoo, I'm hoping you could tell me where my SO could buy one in order
> to surprise me! :-) (And yes, this is how christmas works around our
> house as well.) We're a little reluctant to use EBay, due to the high
> levels of fraud there; is there anywhere else?
> Thanks!
> --
> PF <>
Received on 2006-02-12

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