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Looking for a super-high capacity mp3 player

by srwebman / January 10, 2012 3:47 AM PST

Is there *anything* bigger than Apple's 160 GB iPod classic? My 80 GB iPod is full, and I'm worried that the 160 will be full in a year or two. I don't care about video or photos. I just want to be able to take my entire collection with me. I know Archos used to make a high-capacity model, and I'm pretty sure there was a Zune as well.

Any suggestions?

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Link, comment.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 10, 2012 3:54 AM PST
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That about sums it up
by Pepe7 / January 10, 2012 3:58 AM PST

If you want a really decent device, stick with the 160GB iPod. If you would like a tank, find a 250MB Wolverine. It's Fugly though. (Why bother with a device that doesn't have Apple support and it's track record that you like, I assume?)

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digital pack rat
by srwebman / January 18, 2012 12:43 AM PST
In reply to: That about sums it up

Yup. You could call me a digital pack rat. I have over 1200 CDs that I'm in the process of ripping. I prefer to rip at a bit rate of 192, so the files end up taking up more space than the standard 128.

Thanks for the tips. It looks like 160 GB is my best bet unless i want to attempt to upgrade the hard drive and battery in my 80GB.

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1000 CDs @ 192 should fit on a 160GB
by Pepe7 / January 24, 2012 1:09 AM PST
In reply to: digital pack rat

I'd say that sounds about right, space-wise.

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Archos Android 5
by Pariah69 / June 3, 2013 7:16 AM PDT

The Archos 5 has 500GB storage and plays both MP3 and videos. It also has internet access and can stream Netflix.

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High capacity mp3 player
by danielsafas / July 7, 2013 8:55 PM PDT

Yes The Archos 5 Contains 500GB memory storage and plays both MP3 and videos.

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