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need a simple MP3 player that uses disposable batteries

by gamblersbookshop / May 27, 2008 4:16 AM PDT

Believe it or not, there is still a need for an MP3 player that uses a disposable battery. I do not always have a "current-bush" in the wilderness, and would like to find a simple. no-frills, player. I don't expect much, no DVD's or videos to play, it just needs to play some songs and have a decent screen to read the playlist. It shouldn't be an expensive investment as stuff happens outdoors, things get wet, they get dusty, etc., and low cost allows it to be replacable. I liked the SanDisk player I bought a few years ago, and the Lyra (pre-wma files) many years ago, but now cannot find anything on the market that uses disposable batteries.

Anyone have suggestions an MP3 that uses disposable batteries? I've exhausted hours and hours searching and it's very tedious as most all review/ratings lists assume you want a rechargable/USB connection and don't address this as a desirable feature.

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MPS w/ disposable battery
by samermic / May 27, 2008 6:59 AM PDT

The Sansa M250 is still being sold by Circuit City. 2 GB for $39.99.

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skull candy
by travisb05 / May 27, 2008 9:32 AM PDT

skullcandy has great headphones and you can get a package that has the headphones and an m[3 player like 512mb for like 40 bucks

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mp3 with disposable batteries
by sleeknslim / May 28, 2008 7:46 PM PDT

Creative Muvo has a few nifty models. The MuVo V100 uses a triple A battery. Check the Creative website (www.creative.com) then google for the best price (amazon is hard to beat).

My son has a similar model and finds the sound great and the size convenient. It's old and beat up and he needs to tape the battery lid on the case now, but he still loves the darn thing (mainly for its size).

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