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Subject: Re: Choosing a player for recording

Re: Choosing a player for recording

From: Clement Chou <>
Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2007 08:09:34 -0800

The firmware is not as solid on the x5, but is probably 70% as stable as the
iriver h3xx series is. Recording is great. Internal mic is good, and the
subpack has a line in/external mic plug.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jani Kinnunen" <>
To: "Rockbox" <>
Sent: Wednesday, January 17, 2007 4:56 AM
Subject: Re: Choosing a player for recording

> Hi,
> I've been using an Iriver H320 unit since november 2005 and have been very
> satisfied. The unit has an internal mic as well as a line-in/external mic
> plug. Recording to wav, MP3, WavPack and AIFF format is supported from any
> of these sources. The speaking user interface is also working well for the
> most part.
> Jani
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Tapio Kelloniemi" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Wednesday, January 17, 2007 1:38 PM
> Subject: Choosing a player for recording
>> Hi
>> First I apologize, if this kind of questions are frequently asked. I took
>> a
>> look at the list archives, but did not find an answer.
>> I consider buying a player supported by Rockbox, but am not sure which
>> one to
>> get. My criteria:
>> - Supports speech at present (I'm yet another blind user)
>> - Device has line-in/mic plug and Rockbox supports (or will support in
>> near
>> future) recording to wav format from that device.
>> Recording quality is quite important for me, which means that internal
>> mics
>> are out of scope. It seems that I have to choose between iAudio X5 and
>> iRiver h3xx (the H1xx series seem to be completely unavailable). But I
>> don't
>> have any objective information about the differences of these units (and
>> no
>> crystal clear information about Rockbox's stability on these devices).
>> I'm very greateful, if you can guide me. Thanks in advance.
>> --
>> Tapio
Received on 2007-01-17

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