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Looking to buy an MP3 Player, need help

by B00E00N00 / September 28, 2009 7:03 AM PDT

Hi I would like to buy an Mp3 player but would like some suggestions.

I'm going to be using it for both video and audio
I'd like a lot of storage space
I'd like it to have video output AV
I don't want it to be too big though its not like im going to be using while working out
Good interface and organization

Suggestions welcome.

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buy online
by sbb_f1234 / September 29, 2009 4:23 PM PDT

i think you can search for it online. i always buy thing nline, because there i can find many kinds of things, i can have more choices .

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There are many choices
by jonasmikhail / October 11, 2009 2:28 AM PDT

There are several gadgets to choose from. You can start at CNET review section. Which brand do you like. I used Sony and Apple before.. they were great. Depends on you what you prefer.

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have you looked at iPods?
by d_adams / October 13, 2009 12:10 PM PDT

They all have video out (i think) via adapters. Nano is cheapest, but only has 16GBs of storage. Next after that is the Classic with 160GBs, then the Touch with 32/64GBs. They are very slim/light/cool looking and have good interfaces. I don't know if you like iTunes, but whether you do or not, you must use it to sync to an iPod. This could be a pro or a con depending on your preference. The biggest con is likely to be video playback. No idea what format your videos are in, but I've had to do all sorts of converting to get movies to play on my iPod touch. Look at the supported video formats to check if your stuff will play. That said, there are loads of free video converters for iPods.

Anyway, unless you just really dislike the very thought of owning an iPod, you should check them out.

Also, a little general buying advice: Go to Best Buy or somewhere similar and look at all the players there. Chances are, you'll run into one you really like.

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by jonasmikhail / October 14, 2009 3:46 AM PDT

At first, I cringed on thinking of using a converter just to play my MP3 or videos in itouch/ipod. But after a while I get use to it. Apple products do have good quality. Except for the ipod video which I don't like because of its tiny screen.

There are many free video converters available, yes, and I use MP4 for converting on videos. I think this is the standard for Itouch video right?

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