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MP3 Player virgin: Need Advice

by condorlips / August 22, 2006 7:34 PM PDT

Hi, I'm in the process of researching for my 1st mp3 player. Recommnedations are welcome but thats not really what this post is about.

1st question: Is there any good itunes-equivlant software for non-ipod mp3 players? I'm interested mainly for organization and feeds of podcasts (not so much for purchased music).

2nd question: One of my mp3 player contenders is the San. E270. One of the features of this player is expandble memory, however I don't hear much talk about this. This seems like it would be a huge advantage. Am I missing something or is the expanded memory limited in some way (like not able to play songs that are stored on the memory, or slower or something). It just seems like this would be a HUGE benefit for fixed-memory mp3 players.

3rd question: I'm into photography. Do any players allow for direct camera-to-player transfer? (or maybe there is a way to do this on any player??) That would be a major benefit for me.

Additional comments/tips are welcome. I'm considering the Clix, E270, U10 and maybe Creative Zen Micro.
USE: Mainly for podcasts, music, some photo storage.

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try creative
by jchrismen / August 23, 2006 6:19 AM PDT

if you are into podcasts try creative they have thier own version called Zencast, do a google surch and see if there are any feeds which interests you, by the way if there is a equvilant podcast it can be converted to sync with a zen with the software available

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yup, yup
by mdstout58 / August 23, 2006 7:15 AM PDT
In reply to: try creative

Creative has it almost as good as iTunes, but it isn't all integreated. Which for me is a good thing. It accepts any xml feed, so no problem.

Zen Vision:M

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