Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: need help looking for mp3 WMA player
Re: need help looking for mp3 WMA player
From: K4NKZ Jim Ardin <k4nkz_at_comcast.net>
Date: Fri, 11 Aug 2006 08:39:53 -0400
thanks! I would like to know if we can talk by phone, because I am a bad
speller because of dyslexia? if you are in the 48 states, I can call you. or
you can call me at 850 210 0007
thanks for any and all help!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rocker" <rocker_at_shaw.ca>
To: "Rockbox" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Friday, August 11, 2006 8:29 AM
Subject: Re: need help looking for mp3 WMA player
> Hi Jim,
> As Tor already stated: "the IHP140 or H340 is likely the best choice for
> your needs. Keep in mind that to find a new one will be about the same
> price as an IPod. Rockbox will not play WMA files but you can boot into
> original IRiver firmware and play them that way. Of course then you will
> have no speech.
> I use the IHP140 for audio books and music. It does all the things you
> asking for. I think the resume on start up feature still causes some
> crashes but since I have disabled this feature I don't know for sure.
> Regardless, it will still resume with an extra click of the play button.
> Rockbox is very stable on this player.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "K4NKZ Jim Ardin" <k4nkz_at_comcast.net>
> To: "rockbox" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
> Sent: Friday, August 11, 2006 4:10 AM
> Subject: need help looking for mp3 WMA player
> Hi everybody, I am brand-new to this rock box lists, and I have a lot of
> Let me give you some of my personal history!
> I was using a Dell DJ 30 MP3 player. Until last week when it died on me.
> I was using the MP3 player, to play talking books that I converted to MP3
> and WMA files. I made each book into one track.
> So each track was five to 10 hours long. So if I had to stop in the
> of a book, and pick it up the next day, or an
> hour later, when I started the book the next day, it would start at the
> beginning of the book. So I would have to
> fast-forward to the spot where I left off the day before and.
> So what I am looking for is a better way of handling these books.
> And I'm hoping that somebody on this list would be able to help me. I am
> thinking that I could probably use a MP3 playlists
> for each book and break each book up into multiple tracks. And then
> of selecting play all tracks to go through my
> books I could go through to playlists and select which book I wish to
> with. But I am thinking that I would have to use
> a this rock box software to really know what I am doing.
> So because I have to replace my MP3 player I am asking everyone on this
> to please let me know which MP3 players that
> have 30 G or more of memory will work with the rock box software! I am not
> looking for a discontinued model, or an out of
> date model, or an Apple iPod. Because you paid too much for the Apple
> I would also like to be able to place a bookmark when I turn the MP3
> off, so when I started the next day it will pick
> up in the middle of the book if possible!
> I hope I explained what I am looking for. And I really hope that somebody
> will be able to help me
> before I spend $300 or more for a MP3 player that I can't work.
> Thanks for any and all help, from A MP3 / WMA player dummy.
> Have A Nice Day, cause somebody should!
> From Jim eMail = K4NKZ_at_comcast.net
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Received on 2006-08-11