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Durable MP3 Player?

by ShadowDancer5 / November 22, 2005 11:06 PM PST

Hello,
I am looking for an mp3 player which is inexpensive, has 256 MB of memory or more, and which has an FM radio. I would like something that I can use while exercising, something that is durable.

I had gotten the RCA Lyra RD2212 which seemed perfect but two days after I got the player, it fell on the ground and wouldn't play songs properly after that. I have seen CD players, cell phones, pedometers, and some other mp3 players dropped on the ground numerous times and I have never seen one break from one fall, let alone multiple falls. Does anyone know if this is typical of RCA mp3 players? What mp3 players can better withstand such shock?

Thanks.

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by alpainter / November 23, 2005 5:23 AM PST
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