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Old 08-02-07, 10:45 PM
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MP3 player, 40+gb capacity

I know several are out there, but models come in and get discontinued so fast, its hard to find something current. I'm trying to find a MP3 player that uses no drivers (I don't mind using libmtp in Linux), 40 gigs or more of hard disk space, isn't too big (I'm not watching movies on it, just audio), and (long story) can play WMA[1].

Unfortunately due to the WMA thing, iPods won't work. I know there have to be players out there that can do this. I have a low-end Napster player which does this perfectly. It can function just as a USB based hard disk where one copies files to it, unplugs, it builds a library, and is done.

Something like the Archos 200 series would be perfect, but the hard disk is too small. :/

Anyone have any good model suggestions?

[1]: Yes, I know, I know, however I do like my URGE subscription. I've been able to find a lot of relatively unknown/regional bands on their site.
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Old 08-02-07, 10:53 PM
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While I don't know a lot about the entire Creative line of Mp3 players, my TX does what your looking for. It's under a gig, but works fine for long bike rides. I found this one on their website and it comes in either 30 or 60 gigs. May want to see if it is driver dependent. Here is the link:

http://www.creative.com/products/pro...&product=14331
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Old 08-03-07, 07:12 AM
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Take a look at the Cowon X5. It reminds of the iRiver H300 players and is able to play several different file formats, plus it has a remote which displays song information.

http://www.cowonamerica.com/products..._features.html

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check out an iRiver
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cnet usually has pretty comprehensive reviews of players. I would check with them
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check out an iRiver
iRiver seems to make smaller, ultra portable devices or giant screened, larger capacity devices these days. I wish they made something more like an iPod, with 40gb of storage in an iPod size unit. I really like iRiver and I have an H120 that I've used for years which has been great!
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I've got an iRiver H140. It suits me well. If you have a H120, then just upgrade the hard drive.
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