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iRiver iFP-799 and iFP-899

by link247 / January 5, 2005 8:06 AM PST

I have decided that the iRiver 799/899 are the two players I will choose from to make a purchase. I heard about the "white noise" issue on the 799 so I started considering the 899. How big an issue is the "white noise" on the 799? Also, is the iFP-899 available in Canada? I can't seem to find it anywhere.

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899
by Zorg / January 5, 2005 10:24 PM PST

Yep,
looks like the 899 is unavailable in Canada Sad

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iFP-799
by link247 / January 6, 2005 5:14 AM PST

Is the white noise thing that big a deal or has iRiver resolved the problem somehow?

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Using FM transmitter
by dianayu / January 6, 2005 9:38 AM PST

Just wondering if you can play the unit through a car stereo using the ipod Griffin FM transmitter .

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iFP-899 and iFP-799
by buy me an iriver / January 20, 2005 2:32 AM PST

The only place I have seen the iriver 899 avaiable for purchase in the US is at iriveramerica.com, or occassionally on ebay.

What white noise are you referring to? I was thinking of getting the 799.

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IFP-899
by cynthiabui / March 16, 2005 6:47 AM PST
In reply to: iFP-899 and iFP-799

The iFP-899 is also sold at Best Buy in the U.S.

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iRIVER
by youngley719 / March 16, 2005 8:05 AM PST

Dont people in Canada speak FRench and Nova SCotian? If so you can change the language setting on the player to Nova scotian. thats what I did.

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French and NOVA SCOTIAN???
by kmyers1 / March 6, 2006 6:21 AM PST
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Hilarious!!! You actually think that people in Canada speak French and Nova Scotian? Wow. Some Americans are pretty short-sighted... You're so centered on your own country it's not funny! For your information, people in Canada speak english and french, but mostly english (except for the province of Quebec which is mostly french) Learn your geography godammit! We know more about your country than you know about ours...

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