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Rio Carbon vs. Creative Zen Micro vs. IRiver H10

by n8bokma / November 16, 2005 2:57 AM PST

Hey everyone! I have been considering purchasing a MP3 player and I have come down to 3 options for a mini-harddrive player: The rio carbon, the Zen Micro, and the H10. My brother and cousin have the rio and I think it is amazing, but I would liek to maybe experience something different. I checked out the Zen Micro and the H10 at the local electronic megastore and was impressed with the H10 and its easy navigating and playing abilities, but lost in the Zen Micro menus and lists and left not overly impressed. I am sure that I will be satisfied with one of these players but which one? So what it comes down to is which one is the better buy. Please help a brother out here!!! Thanks!

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Get the Carbon Pearl
by alpainter / November 23, 2005 5:37 AM PST

I've had one for three months, and it has been awesome. The software included is extremely to use to make playlists and organize your music. Highly recommend.

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Want fm radio
by aemonten / November 23, 2005 10:04 AM PST

Go with the micro.

Don?t care? Get the carbon.

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Hasn't Rio gone out of business?
by WolfsBane / November 23, 2005 10:36 AM PST

This may be a huge concern.

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rio out of business
by Winger2 / November 24, 2005 10:59 PM PST

Yes I believe they have.

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Rio S35S MP3
by mzx5zg / December 23, 2006 5:26 AM PST
In reply to: rio out of business

I still have my old S35S sport for running. But now that Mr. Gates has elected to upgrade to Windows Media Player V11, all the tunes that I had previously on V10 are incompatible for synching to this mp3. I even wasted my time burning CDs off of Itunes my girlfriend had bought from the Ipod store hoping I would be able to then rip these to my computer then to the Rio. No such luck. It says no drivers are compatible, need an upgrade. HELP! What should I do? I really don't want to convert to Ipod.

Steve

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See if those at Rioworld have a fix.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 23, 2006 5:32 AM PST
In reply to: Rio S35S MP3
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