Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: iPod Video Questions.
Re: iPod Video Questions.
From: Robert Menes <viewtiful.icchan_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2007 12:47:52 -0400
On 6/25/07, Kolby Garrison <kolbygarrison_at_triad.rr.com> wrote:
> Hello Everyone,
> My Iriver H320 is now history, and I am in the market for a new MP3
> Player. I am seriously considering the iPod Video 30 GB Model, as no one
> carries the 60 GB Model anymore and I hear that rockbox doesn't work very
> well on the 80 GB Model quite yet. My question is, how well does RockBox
> work on the iPod Video 30 GB over the 80 GB? I am totally blind, so I will
> not be able to use iTunes, but I've heard that if you install RockBox you
> don't need any transfer software, and you can just set the player to be
> recognized as another drive on your computer and transfer files that way, is
> this correct?
Rockbox on the iPod video is very stable on all three models, but yes, the
80GB version still has a few problems with disk access that have to be
ironed out. I would say to get the 30GB iPod for now,
as you won't have any hard drive issues.
You can use the iPod as a removable storage device on any operating system,
but you would
still have to go to a computer with iTunes on it to at least enable disk use
on the iPod. If you have
a friend with iTunes, ask them to help you with that.
(Rockbox user since 12/28/06; running on a 5.5G iPod video, 30GB)
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