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Old 19-01-07, 08:53 AM
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Best MP3 Player for me?

Right guys, I'm finally gonna grab myself an MP3 player as i'm gettign a bit bored of the radio these days. Here's my 'needs' prioritised:

- Must have good quality sound, and not sound totally crap up loud

- Needs to go pretty damn loud. I don't want one with any ear protection features.

- Doesn't need to have a color screen, or play video or any other junk.

- Must be able to transfer MP3's straight to player. I don't want any cruddy Itunes software.

- Around 10gb should be fine. I'm not going to rip every single disk I own to it just for the sake of it.

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Old 19-01-07, 09:14 AM
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What about size/weight?

Batt life?

Budget?

As far as sound quality goes - I stuck a pair of Shure e2c's into my ipod and god-daim! Sounded amazing. Sometimes, no, almost always the supplied earphones are craptastic.

But get back to me on the above q's mate as I am in the market to buy and have been reading up a bit recently!
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Old 19-01-07, 09:25 AM
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Creative Zen range gets my vote. Ive got a 4/5GB one and its brilliant.
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Old 19-01-07, 09:29 AM
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What about size/weight?

Batt life?

Budget?

As far as sound quality goes - I stuck a pair of Shure e2c's into my ipod and god-daim! Sounded amazing. Sometimes, no, almost always the supplied earphones are craptastic.

But get back to me on the above q's mate as I am in the market to buy and have been reading up a bit recently!
Size/weight: not fussed tbh. something that would go in an jacket inner-pocket

Batt life: as long as possible?

Budget: No object when sound quality comes into it - Something thats just "worth the money" really.
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Old 19-01-07, 09:40 AM
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SanDisk Sansa e200 in 8gb flavour is about £159 - microSD card expansion (1gb £12) does well in reviews...

Review 1 Review 2 Review 3 Review 4

However, like all ipod alternatives it never seems quite as good. IMO 8gb nano rev2, £150, small, light, excellent batt life, bang in some aftermarket earphoens = winner...
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Old 19-01-07, 09:45 AM
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Sandisk Sansa get's another vote

Also a vote for the iRiver series - seriously good quality stuff
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Old 19-01-07, 09:46 AM
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SanDisk Sansa e200 in 8gb flavour is about £159 - microSD card expansion (1gb £12) does well in reviews...

Review 1 Review 2 Review 3 Review 4

However, like all ipod alternatives it never seems quite as good. IMO 8gb nano rev2, £150, small, light, excellent batt life, bang in some aftermarket earphoens = winner...
Ye lots of ppl rate the nano's, but I just can't stomach the Itunes. I'd rather take a bullet to the head tbh. I just want somethign where i can put MP3's on and take em off without any over-elaborate software.

How about Sony's MP3 player? Anyone tried that?
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Old 19-01-07, 09:50 AM
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Friend of mine used to have a 512mb Sony. It was a quality piece of kit, but she wasn't cearful enough with it. Also the buttons were layed out abit funny.
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Old 19-01-07, 10:07 AM
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Depends which one. Sony NW-A3000 Walkman range (little purple things) aren't that good. Review although it was better received here

If 4gb is enough the iriver clix is niiiice lol
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Old 19-01-07, 10:08 AM
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iRiver make lush players with great sound
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