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Subject: Re: which player should i get?

Re: which player should i get?

From: constantine \(on laptop\) <"constantine>
Date: Mon, 1 Dec 2008 07:37:40 -0600


Got an ipod video 30 gb here. I wish I have the 80 gb, but there you have
it. I also wish it could record, but shrug. The only reason I bought the
ipod was for rockbox, and I don't regret it one bit, because rockbox
performs flawlessly.

I'm curious, what type of hard disc does the ipod use, a 2.5" or is it even

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Grant Hardy" <>
To: "Rockbox" <>
Sent: Monday, December 01, 2008 2:00 AM
Subject: Re: which player should i get?

> All,
> Are there any hard disk players being sold which compare to the iriver
> H1xx/H3xx series? I dearly miss my iriver H340 and never quite found
> a player that fully replaced it. Or perhaps new/refurbished H340s are
> still being sold, somewhere?
> Cheers,
> Grant
> On 11/29/08, Sharon <> wrote:
>> I have two 40 GB Toshiba Gigabeats with Rockbox on them and LOVE
>> them! They are the best players I have ever had, and Rockbox makes
>> them even better! I bought them both on eBay. Sharon
>>>John Morris wrote:
>>>Since I don't know much about these things, can someone recommend a
>>>good player including name and specific model/part number and where
>>>I could buy it cheaply?
>>>Well, I think this is quite difficult. Most (if not all) players
>>>that are supported by rockbox are no longer produced (if I am not
>>>wrong) and so might be difficult to find. Maybe there are some
>>>places where you can find the devices that are appropriate to
>>>rockbox. (ebay, etc.)
>>>It would be interesting to know how rockbox does work on the iAudio
>>>devices D2 or i7 (I think these are the names of the targets where
>>>some rockbox developers are working on). I had the hope that rockbox
>>>will become usable on these during 2009. So if you are not blind and
>>>not really need rockbox it might be an idea to get such an iAudio
>>>device that are really good players already without rockbox (but are
>>>only not able to play tracks gaplessly). When rockbox will be
>>>available for these, you can install it then.
>>>Otherwise I know that good rockbox players are the iAudio X5 and the
>>>Sansa e200 (important: version 1 as you already wrote!). The only
>>>problem of the Sansa player is that on some of them, depending on
>>>the ear phones you are using (are they loud without turning up the
>>>player's volume), you can hear a static, electronic background
>>>noise, especially when rockbox does fill its music buffers. It is
>>>not a real problem when listening outside (in a train, etc.), but it
>>>is annoying when listening at home with very calm and quiet music.
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