Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: When 20GB just isn't enough
Re: When 20GB just isn't enough
From: Jim Riccardi, Jr. <jim.riccardi_at_verizon.net>
Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2007 14:14:03 -0400
Aren't they the 1.8" drives in there? If so, Toshiba is selling a
100GB version - can be found for about $205US.
>>> Although some folks cannot here it anymore I want to mention that you
>>> may also buy an old archos jukebox recorder and replace the hard disk by
>>> with 120 GB. I am happy to have done this although I am running out of
>>> disk space
>>> again very soon. 120 GB hard disks are advertised for not much more
>>> than 60 Euros but I don't know the prices of used archos recorders.
>>> Jürgen Hestermann.
>> If your up for looking around, you could get an iriver h140/340. A nice 40
>> gig player for you. And, if your so inclined, the drives of these players
>> can be upgraded to 80 and, if i'm not mistaken, 120 gig drives.
DH> You are mistaken - 120gig drives are not available in that form factor yet.
DH> The largest capacity drive that will fit in the h140/h340, that you are
DH> likely to be able to buy, is currently an 80GB dual-platter toshiba drive,
DH> and even those could be hard to find More recent drives (e.g. the toshiba
DH> 100GB dual-platter drive) has a different interface, so you will need to
DH> build (or purchase) an adapter to use one of those.
Received on 2007-07-30