Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Player choices
From: Erin M. Chaves <em_chalet_at_hotmail.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2006 12:30:18 -0500
On Wednesday, November 29, 2006 11:41 AM, you wrote:
Well, its getting to the point where I have been holding my Archos Recorder 20 together with bailing wire and chewing gum, and its time to start looking for a new player.
> Aside from the ipod (I have philosophical and practical reasons for not wanting one), what are other good players? I want something with a hard drive, preferably that supports Rockbox. I saw an old review and the iRiver H-series seemed pretty decent, but going to the iRiver website, all I could find were solid-state units in the 2-4 GB range. I want at least 20-40 GB of storage. Does anyone have any suggestions on good players?
What about the iAudio X5? I have heard several good things about it from this list, and after my Archos clunks out I intend to get an iAudio for myself. Who knows? I may just treat myself and get one before that happens. :-)
The X5 can record, has an FM tuner, and you can purchase it in either a 20, 40 or 60 GB hard drive.
Here's the link where you can find out more about it if you'd like.
"It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after our own;
but the great man is he who in the midst of the
crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Received on 2006-11-29