[bct] Re: IRiver IFP 899

  • From: Pam Quinn <quinn.family@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 10 May 2006 20:14:45 -0500

I think that's the .mp3 player I have. I have two of them. Some of the
accessability depends on counting a number of seconds between button
pushes, but it works great and yes, it's a flash drive right out of
the box. If you decide to get one, I'll send you the instructions I
have on using it.

Pam



>OK, forget what I said about version 1.29 of the firmware. Apparently, this is 
>something that only exists in my dreams. :)
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>Has anyone tried the Samsung Yepp player? You can get a 1gb model, and it 
>works like a flash drive right out of the 
>box. It also supports 128 kb/s mp3 encoding. It seems like it would be pretty 
>accessible.
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>Angie
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>On Wed, 10 May 2006 20:16:45 -0400, Angie Matney wrote:
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>>Hi Pam,
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>>I like the fact that you can record directly to mp3 with the Iriver. Pretty 
>>handy! But if I'm understanding things correctly, 
>>you can only do this at 96kb/s or lower if you have the version of the 
>>firmware that lets you use the recorder as a drive. 
>I 
>>had thought that the 96kb/s was in reference to WMA files. So I'm a little  
>>disappointed. But maybe I'm wrong. I am 
>>taking it into the office tomorrow. I had my neighbors look at it, but they 
>>couldn't really help me. <grin> We did figure 
>out 
>>enough to start recording.
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>>Can anyone who has this recorder tell me anything about firmware version 
>>1.29? Will this retain the drive functionality?
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>>Would anyone who has this recorder be willing to skype with me about it?
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>>I did see that rockbox is doing some things with some of the Iriver IFP 
>>series recorders. It would be great if this thing 
>>could talk. :)
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>>Angie
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>>On Wed, 10 May 2006 18:44:23 -0500, Pam Quinn wrote:
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>>>Hi Angie,
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>>>Oh, so you did get both. I was strongly considering getting a second
>>>DS-2 since I like it so well. I had it in my cart this past weekend at
>>>Amazon and everything, but decided since I had just gotten a second 80
>>>gb hard drive that I had better hold off for a while. That was a good
>>>deal though. I will be interested to hear which of the two recorders
>>>you like the best.
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>>>Pam
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