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mp3 player with line-out available?

by gareth_sheep / February 20, 2005 6:00 AM PST

does anyone know if there are any mp3 and WMA players available with line-out ability?? i know they are available with line-in for recording, but i need line out abilities.

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MP3 Players With Line Out Capability
by gosfan / February 20, 2005 8:20 AM PST

The dock for the iPod adds a line-our jack to the iPod. You can also connect a charger to the dock at the same time. The dock for the iPod Mini allows the same capability.

At least two Sony CD/MP3 players (the D-CJ01 and the D-NE710) feature a line-out jack, in addition to the standard headphone jack. The line-out jack uses a standard 1/8" stereo plug (the same as used for a set of headphones).

I hope that helps.

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Thanks, but i needed more
by gareth_sheep / February 25, 2005 9:45 PM PST

Its the line out jack that takes the 1/8" stereo plug that i was looking for, but only on an MP3 player alone, rather than a CD player with MP3 capabilites. I am a little unsure what you mean about the iPod dock letting the iPod have line-out, but i assume that because you mentioned the dock, u need it with you to use the line-out capabilites. That rather defeats the object of having a portable device!! I guess the answer to my original question is "no" then, there aren't any sole MP3 players out there with line-out too?! Thanks though mate. Gaz

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MP3 player line out
by doctori / March 1, 2005 10:39 PM PST

I have the same need. I've been looking for a 40gb player. The only one I've found that fits my needs is the Rio Karma. It is only a 20gb but comes with a docking station that has stereo line out jacks.

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i know a good one
by mr.mcshiny / March 3, 2005 5:49 AM PST

go for e rio karma. it has line out and its 20gb and you can get it for $167 and according to zdnet.com it has a really cool interface. hope i helped!

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