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Re: [vox] Linux-compatible MP3 player recommendations wanted!

On Tuesday 31 May 2005 01:53 pm, Bill Kendrick wrote:
> The last time I had an MP3 player, it was an old RIO which I connected to
> my Pentium I using a wacky parallel port connector.
> These days, the kind of MP3 player I'd want for Linux would probably just
> be a USB 'mass storage' device, and/or use a standard memory card, like
> Compact Flash (CF) or Secure Digital (SD).  (I have a reader for the
> former, which I currently use to get photos out of my camera, and transfer
> files quickly to/from my Zaurus.)
> Has anyone out here got recommendations for such a beast?  I haven't looked
> at MP3 players in a while, and have no idea where to start.  Would an
> Apple iPod be usable without lots of crazy configuration and trickery?
> (I have a feeling they're way more expensive than they're worth :^) )
> What about those Zen things I've seen advertised and in store windows?
> (This would be for on-the-go listening, BTW... not for any kind of in-home
> use, as we've got Zaurus and laptops and desktops for that. :^) )
> Thx!

i recently bought a creative MuVo micro N200

it only uses USB 2.0 mass storage, and is extremely tiny. 
also has an FM radio and recording functions

works well on MacOS, Linux, W[..]s

Dylan Beaudette
Soils and Biogeochemistry Graduate Group
University of California at Davis
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