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Subject: Re: need help looking for mp3 WMA player

Re: need help looking for mp3 WMA player

From: Rocker <>
Date: Fri, 11 Aug 2006 09:03:01 -0600

Sorry, don't use skype, MSN or any of that jazz...rocker

----- Original Message -----
From: "mat holton" <>
To: "Rockbox" <>
Sent: Friday, August 11, 2006 7:00 AM
Subject: Re: need help looking for mp3 WMA player

Or you could use skype

Rocker wrote:
> Hi Jim,
> I'm way up here in Canada so It might be better to have someone from the
> states to communicate by phone with. I'm sure that another blind user
> will
> be happy to offer up some time. In the mean time I suggest you surf to
> and read all about the firmware and the various players it
> supports.
> Cheers...rocker
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "K4NKZ Jim Ardin" <>
> To: "Rockbox" <>
> Sent: Friday, August 11, 2006 6:39 AM
> Subject: Re: need help looking for mp3 WMA player
> 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" <>
> To: "Rockbox" <>
> 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
>> the
>> 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
>> are
>> 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.
>> hth...rocker
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "K4NKZ Jim Ardin" <>
>> To: "rockbox" <>
>> 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
>> questions!
>> 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
>> middle
>> 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
>> instead
>> of selecting play all tracks to go through my
>> books I could go through to playlists and select which book I wish to
>> start
>> 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
>> list
>> 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
>> name.
>> I would also like to be able to place a bookmark when I turn the MP3
>> player
>> 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 =
>> **********----------**********----------**********----------**********
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Received on 2006-08-11

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