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Subject: RE: Advice on small FM Radio using Rockbox

RE: Advice on small FM Radio using Rockbox

From: Bernhard M. via rockbox <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2020 07:35:16 +0200

Maybe this one?
https://www.ebay.de/itm/SanDisk-Sansa-Clip-Schwarz-2GB-Digitaler-Medienplayer-MP3/193517635813?_mwBanner=1&ul_ref=https%3A%2F%2Frover.ebay.com%2Frover%2F0%2Fe11021.m43.l3160%2F7%3Feuid%3D566e3adeed284d12a11e4968cb41782b%26bu%3D44384295527%26ut%3DRU%26segname%3D11021%26crd%3D20200615161137%26osub%3D-1%7E1%26ch%3Dosgood%26loc%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fwww.ebay.de%252Fulk%252Fitm%252F193517635813%26sojTags%3Dbu%3Dbu%2Cut%3Dut%2Cch%3Dch%2Csegname%3Dsegname%2Ccrd%3Dcrd%2Curl%3Dloc%2Cosub%3Dosub%26srcrot%3De11021.m43.l3160%26rvr_id%3D0%26rvr_ts%3Dbb9ca45c1720aa46dfc313befff078a9&ul_noapp=true&pageci=840fdad6-1f5c-4369-af05-dbaea0d2395f

Gerry Ellis via rockbox <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se> skrev: (11 juni 2020 22:15:47 CEST)
>Hi,
>
>Thanks to everyone who answered. Some there that I already knew and
>much that I didn't. Plenty for me to try.
>
>
>Take care,
>
>Gerry Ellis
>
>If you don’t know where you’re going,
>How will you know when you get there?
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: rockbox <rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se> On Behalf Of Sheldon via
>rockbox
>Sent: Thursday 11 June 2020 03:39
>To: Gerry Ellis via rockbox <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
>Cc: Sheldon <sheldon10101_at_gmail.com>
>Subject: Re: Advice on small FM Radio using Rockbox
>
>Hi:
>The Sansa Clip Zip with Rockbox is customizable to an amazing degree
>and can certainly be controlled by touch. I use it that way, going to
>sleep.
>You can even have it set up with a configuration file that runs
>everytime you turn it on. I suspect that you may want to go beyond just
>a FM radio. Ebay has a bunch of sansas available at various prices.
>Some with rockbox installed. Try craigslist and kiiji. I managed to get
>a new one a couple of years ago for a great price.
>
>
>If you just want radio, consider getting a FM plus HD radio. Just check
>that there is HD radio where you are. With HD, you get better sound and
>a lot more stations. Interestingly, the HD radios and ones with
>accessibility seem to be coming from the UK. Here's a review of a
>radio that isn't expensive and seems to work pretty well for the blind.
>
>https://dgriffithblog.com/2018/05/28/tactile-accessible-pocket-dab-dab-fm-radio/
>
>Sheldon
>
>
>
>
>
>
>On 2020-06-10 3:18 PM, Gerry Ellis via rockbox wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I am totally blind. I want to use Rockbox on a shirt pocket sized FM
>radio so that I can use the controls and also set and select prefix
>radio stations. The smaller the device the better so long as reception
>is good.
>>
>> Here is my understanding of the current position:
>> * Rockbox works mostly on MP3 players.
>> * The Sansa Clip devices used to play MP3, had an FM radio and were
>beautifully small. However, these are no longer on sale.
>> * The Rockbox firmware doesn't work with the current Sansa Sports
>devices.
>> * I am not aware of any small device with both FM and AM radio onto
>which Rockbox can be installed.
>>
>> If the device had an AM radio and/or an MP3 player, that would be a
>bonus. However, the FM radio is my primary wish.
>>
>> Has anyone any recommendations as to which device might suit and
>where I might get one?
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>>
>> Take care,
>>
>> Gerry Ellis
>>
>> If you don’t know where you’re going,
>> How will you know when you get there?
>>
>>
>>
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