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Headphones & Mp3 Players forum

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New to mp3 players

by digitaldevicedude / July 22, 2005 12:18 AM PDT

Hi, Im new to mp3 players and I want to know what you think about the sandisk digital audio player. It has 256 mb, "all I need for songs" light size, slim, bat & sound "are ok for me" flash player, "what I want" and Its not to hard on my cash. Id also like it if someone could recommend other 60-90$ flash players.

Thanks for your help and please dont diss any mp3 players in this topic.

Digitaldevicedude

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Just me.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 22, 2005 1:19 AM PDT
In reply to: New to mp3 players

I'd pass on any 256MB MP3 player and head right for the 1GB players by either Apple or Sandisk. I've seen both and frankly the 256MB mark is a little slim for everyone I've encountered. It's not much more than a few CDs so you end up spending a lot of time managing what's on the player.

Bob

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New to mp3 players
by digitaldevicedude / July 22, 2005 2:13 AM PDT
In reply to: Just me.

Ill trust you on that and save for a gb mp3, thanks for warning me.

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another question
by digitaldevicedude / July 22, 2005 5:23 AM PDT
In reply to: Just me.

Can the sandisk mp3 player im thinking about use the same brand memory sticks? If yes, then I think ill still get it instead of a 1 gb because I dont have much favorite songs anyway and will get sick of ones repeated over & over.

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Re: Sandisk.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 22, 2005 9:47 AM PDT
In reply to: another question

If you read the reviews, they all wished you could use other than Sandisk sticks. What the good news is however is the prices keep shrinking. Maybe a 256MB today would hit your price point and you can price out a 1GB for later if you want to expand it.

Bob

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New to mp3 players
by digitaldevicedude / July 22, 2005 10:17 AM PDT
In reply to: Re: Sandisk.

I see, well thanks for you help bob its been very helpful in finding the right mp3 player for me.


Digitaldevicedude

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I might have the one for you...
by aniym / July 22, 2005 1:02 PM PDT
In reply to: New to mp3 players

It's Sandisk's new player, the Sansa, which comes in 512MB and 1Gb sizes. The 512 can be had for around $95 if you look around on newegg.com or ebuyer.com, for example. I would recommend this model because they include a slot for SD cards, which can support from 512-2GB extra memory, depending on which card you buy. I own the 1gb one, which can be had for about $135. I reviewed it here:

http://www.epinions.com/content_186478988932

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