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Subject: Re: Sansa Clip Sport

Re: Sansa Clip Sport

From: Steph MM _at_ yahoo via rockbox <>
Date: Fri, 4 Sep 2015 21:34:35 +0100

Clip+, Clip zip & older = no bluetooth
Clip zip sport = check Sandisk website

Comment : bluetooth is good for getting rid of cables, I feel it's too much sophistication for what the clip range has to offer : ultra light & cheap music-only players with good sound & battery life. Bluetooth may be a fine add-on a new version, I would much rather have it compatible with rockbox !!

On Fri, Sep 4, 2015 18:51 BST Glenn via rockbox wrote:

>Do any of the Sansa clips do bluetooth?
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Pedro E. M. Brito via rockbox" <>
>To: "Steph yahoo" <>
>Cc: "Rockbox" <>
>Sent: Friday, September 04, 2015 12:37 PM
>Subject: Re: Sansa Clip Sport
>On Fri, Sep 4, 2015 at 12:23 PM, Steph yahoo <> wrote:
>> After having bought a first refurbished Clip+ that looked brand new, I
>> could
>> not help thinking that it was new indeed. From then on, I always bought
>> refurbs and they all looked as new. Actually the Clip zip looked newer
>> since
>> they came with the original protection sticker still on the screen. The
>> only
>> difference with a real new one were no box, no manual and more than half
>> the
>> price.
>> No problem ever with batteries (I bought about 10 units for myself or as
>> gifts). Finally a fair price for a 4Gb Clip zip WAS about 20~30€ BUT...
>> ... but alas since the Clip zip and + have been discontinued, new items
>> were
>> not available and refurbs have become much more expensive, usually more
>> than
>> new ones !!
>> I'm surprised you can get either new or refurbs but maybe it depends on
>> the
>> country where you're living. That would mean Sandisk is still producing
>> these but does not sell them all around the globe.
>> If you find a refurbs dealer that has a wide range of units available, I
>> would buy there, at least one to see what it looks like. If it looks like
>> new & if you like it as much as I did, maybe get a spare or two,
>> considering
>> the market, there's hardly a chance to find a replacement product when
>> they'll be unavailable for good.
>I can find 4 GB refurbs for $35 on eBay, shipping from the US. They're
>white, for a black one it's $54, while new, unopened players start at
>$85, from not so reputable sellers. And there's a listing in the UK
>asking for 500 pounds, heh.
>Pedro Emílio Machado de Brito
>Ciência da Computação 2012 - Unicamp
>Coordenador Financeiro - Centro Acadêmico da Computação (CACo)

Received on 2015-09-04

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