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Subject: Re: New Rockbox user questions

Re: New Rockbox user questions

From: Glenn / Lenny <>
Date: Wed, 11 Mar 2015 22:28:46 -0500

Hi Charlie,
I will do my best to answer your questions below them...
----- Original Message -----
From: Charles Coyle
Sent: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 8:10 PM
Subject: New Rockbox user questions

Hello all,

I hope you don't mind me posting these questions - I'm sure they've been asked before countless times but I'd like to get the most up-to-date answers possible:
Firstly, I've read through the list of mp3 players which support Rockbox on the Rockbox website home page and have tried to search for them online in order to buy them but most of them seem to be unavailable or discontinued. Please could you tell me, which of the mp3 players are still easy to get hold of and relatively cheap? I'm looking for one that I can load music and files onto through Windows Explorer as I would with a memory stick rather than through third-party software such as iTunes. I'm based in the UK if that's helpful.
* You should be able to find any of them used on eBay, if you cannot find them new.
And with RockBox installed, you can copy and paste without a third-party program, e.g., in windows, you opem "computer" and find your device, like the iPod, and open it and create the folders you want, and paste in the music.

Also, being a totally new potential Rockbox user, I'm unsure how easy or difficult the software is to install onto the mp3 player. Please could you tell me, how easy is it to install (and uninstall if necessary)?
* Rockbox has an installer that you run, and it can auto-detect your player and install the right software.

Sorry for the very basic questions!

All the best,




Received on 2015-03-12

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