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Re: [ProgAndOther] Re: Looking for MP3 player advice

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  • Roy DeRousse
    Wow, that is pretty cool! I never knew that such a thing existed. Thanks for the reply. Being nit-picky is part of the fun with this kind of stuff. ;-) ...
    Message 1 of 32 , Aug 16, 2010
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      Wow, that is pretty cool! I never knew that such a thing existed. Thanks for
      the reply. Being nit-picky is part of the fun with this kind of stuff. ;-)

      jeffoaster wrote:
      > I meant with an integrated USB, so that the unit looks like and
      > functions like a flash drive. I like being able to plug my player
      > directly into the computer without a cable. It's a bit nitpicky on my
      > part, but I like to travel light (especially now that I've started
      > riding my bike to work 8^). I currently own two units that have this
      > feature - the Sansa Express (with micro-SD slot!) and the iRiver t5. My
      > Sansa Fuze requires a proprietary cable, which can be a pain if I want
      > to update my player, and I don't have the cable with me.
      >
      > I also have a Solio Charger, and having to plug in a cable to the USB
      > adapter can be a bit cumbersome (again, I'm being nitpicky). It's nice
      > to plug the mp3 player directly into the charger.
      >
      > - Jeff
      >
      > --- In ProgAndOther@yahoogroups.com
      > <mailto:ProgAndOther%40yahoogroups.com>, Roy DeRousse <roylayer@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > jeffoaster wrote:
      > > > It all really depends on what you are looking for in a player - I like
      > > > small, lightweight units. If it has the USB plug built in, even better
      > > > (a difficult feature to find nowadays). I also like units with
      > > > expandable memory, and prefer (but don't require) it to play ogg and
      > > > flac files.
      > >
      > > What do you mean by "USB plug built in?" Every unit that I know of
      > has a USB
      > > port to connect to a PC. Are you talking about something different?
      > >
      > > My Sansa E280 has a micro-SD slot too. I agree that is a nice
      > feature, even
      > > though I don't need it often. It basically gives you unlimited storage.
      > >
      > > --
      > > Have fun!
      > >
      > > Roy DeRousse

      --
      Have fun!

      Roy DeRousse
    • Roy DeRousse
      ... Hmmm... tempting. Thanks! -- Have fun! Roy DeRousse
      Message 32 of 32 , Aug 22, 2010
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        biceeichler wrote:
        > --- In ProgAndOther@yahoogroups.com
        > <mailto:ProgAndOther%40yahoogroups.com>, Roy DeRousse <roylayer@...> wrote:
        > >
        > > It works for me, but it sure would be nice to have the
        > > larger capacacity!
        >
        > You might want to keep an eye on eBay auctions for the 80 gig
        > iPod video. There were ones going for around $75 when I bought
        > mine. I just didn't want to wait for auctions to end, so I
        > paid a premium for a "buy it now" listing (plus I liked all the
        > accessories it came with). But you should definitely be able
        > to get one for under a hundred bucks. You've already got
        > everything digitized and know how to install and use RockBox...
        >
        > -- Bob

        Hmmm... tempting. Thanks!

        --
        Have fun!

        Roy DeRousse
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