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Do MP3 players have these features?

by star099 / September 9, 2007 9:02 AM PDT

Hi everyone. I'm still new to MP3 players, so I have a few basic questions. I'm assuming they're easy ones.

What I'd like is a customizable equalizer most of all, and some of them seem to have it, though not that many. Is is rather uncommon for them to have equalizers? I wouldn't buy one without it.

Second, how common is it to have support for variable bit rates?

A few other questions I have, is there a way to use an FM broadcast sort of way to connect to a car stereo? I heard about that a while ago but I don't see it mentioned on any of the players. From what I heard you could select a frequency and it broadcasts your music to your stereo that way. Is this or something similar an option for any of them? If not, is there another way to connect to any old car radio?

Lastly, since my computer is kind of out of date by today's standards, (Pentium 3, 800 Mhz) will I have a problem if I don't have USB version 2? I checked my computer and it doesn't say USB 2 anywhere, just USB on its own.


Thanks for your time.

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