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Subject: Re: Buying a rockbox machine

Re: Buying a rockbox machine

From: Grant Hardy <>
Date: Sun, 12 Feb 2006 15:20:12 -0800

And how much would those store?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Glenn at home" <>
To: "Rockbox" <>
Sent: Sunday, February 12, 2006 3:13 PM
Subject: Re: Buying a rockbox machine

>A good mid-range model is the iRiver
> IHP-120 & IHP-140 models.
> Either models come up on eBay quite often, and you may get one in the mid
> 250 dollar range.
> Glenn
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Grant Hardy" <>
> To: "Rockbox" <>
> Sent: Sunday, February 12, 2006 3:10 PM
> Subject: Re: Buying a rockbox machine
> Tough call. Rockbox works rock-solid on the Archos (even though it's old,
> the software is quite recent). I bought an Archos Jukebox Recorder
> recently
> and it works just wonderfully with Rockbox! I bought one recently on eBay
> and I honestly haven't had one problem with it.
> The Iriver H340 works very well apparently but you'll pay a FORTUNE
> getting
> one and they're outdated anyway so I don't think there's much point.
> However, if you're willing to wait a bit for "rock-solid" support you
> could
> get an iPod Color or Nano. Those are in the works right now.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "PF" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Sunday, February 12, 2006 1:18 AM
> 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 2006-02-13

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