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Subject: Re: good suggestions for accessible mp3 players?

Re: good suggestions for accessible mp3 players?

From: Robert Menes <>
Date: Thu, 3 May 2007 09:28:15 -0400

On 5/3/07, Randy Tijerina <> wrote:
> >Hello friends, Randy here.
> >I am in the market for a good accessible or rockbox supported mp3 player,
> >which of the Iriver, or archos models do you recommend?
> >I have onmy external drive an 18.4 gb folder filed with single mp3
> files.
> >not albums, but single songs.
> >I know that there's no player that can hold that much. can someone steer
> me
> >in the right direction?
> >Randy.
> Hi Randy,

So far I've used Rockbox on my 30GB iPod video, and I'm very pleased with
it. For me,
it's great since the majority of my music is encoded as Vorbis and FLAC
(audiophile, I love
the two formats). I just recently bought an iriver H320 for my girlfriend
from eBay (20GB drive)
and installed Rockbox on it for her. She loves it since she can listen to FM
radio, record
notes for her classes, and play Doom in her spare time; plus, most of her
music is in FLAC
format as well.

But the good part about the iriver is that you can swipe the drive in it for
a larger capacity one,
provided that you buy either a single platter (H120/H320) or double platter
(H140/H340) drive.
The controls on the iriver are simple to work with; they're entirely button
based. Lastly,
the iriver looks to be the next officially supported port in the Rockbox
lineup, so you can't
go wrong there.

(Rockbox user since 12/28/06; running on an iPod video, 30GB)
Received on 2007-05-03

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