Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Does rockbox run better on X5 or Ipod?
Re: Does rockbox run better on X5 or Ipod?
From: Arnaud <xcopy_at_club-internet.fr>
Date: Mon, 22 May 2006 05:30:24 +0200
do you think a blind could use a Nano at all?
I could be interested in it for its size.
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Subject: Re: Does rockbox run better on X5 or Ipod?
From: "Michael E. DiFebbo" <medifebbo_at_rcn.com>
Date: Sun, 21 May 2006 19:57 -0400
To: Rockbox <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
>Rockbox is slightly more mature on the iPod right now, but I think that you
>can count on it being developed in the relatively near future to run well
>on both platforms.
>Rockbox is supported on several iPod platforms including the 4g, the 5g,
>and the Nano.
>I haven't used the X5, but based on my experience with Rockbox on the
>iriver H100 and on the iPod, I suspect that blind users would find the
>joystick on X5 easier to use than the clickwheel on the iPod.
>Michael E. DiFebbo
>...... Original Message .......
>On Sun, 21 May 2006 17:21:52 -0600 "Tai Schmittroth" <tai_at_canetravel.com>
>>I am wondering which player runs rockbox better, the Ipod or the iAudio
>X5? Do the 60 GB Ipods work with rockbox, or is it only the small-capacity
>video Ipods that work with it? Which player has the most working features
>under rockbox? Which is the most responsive? Do all features of the X5 work
>under rockbox? What are the limitations of these two players under rockbox?
>I am trying to decide which to buy and I am unsure. I have read general
>reviews on both and I prefer the X5 due to better sound quality, but I am
>blind and need to use rockbox.
Received on 2006-05-22