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Subject: Re: Choosing a player for recording

Re: Choosing a player for recording

From: Brent Harding <>
Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2007 13:49:05 -0600

I bought an Iriver 120 on Ebay. I like it a lot. It's internal mics aren't
the worst, but of course they pick up the hard drive. I think one needs a
preamp to use external mics, but the line in and out can be switched to
become digital optical for sources that use that. I think the H1x series is
the only mp3 player/recorder ever made that ever had digital input and

----- Original Message -----
From: "Tapio Kelloniemi" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, January 17, 2007 5:38 AM
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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