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Smallest Player with the Best Sound

by hitdimes / January 19, 2006 7:02 PM PST

Curious as to everyone's opinion on this subject. I listen to a lot of bass heavy music, and would like a player with the best sound possible. Sound is my #1 concern, 1gb would be fine with me, and I don't need to look at pictures while I'm listening to it (or any other pointless feature). I obviously won't use the little ear bud headphones, but which player actually has some power to it?

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by artgoi / January 19, 2006 10:50 PM PST

I know its not 1gb but the best sounding mp3 player is supposedly the sony nwhd5. 20 gb and really small. its not pricey. its at amazon

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Try cowan
by Glorybox3737 / January 19, 2006 11:05 PM PST

They are known for thier better sound. Try the iaudio u2. It's a one gb player that can be found for $150 bucks. It's a little steep for price but supposedly has one of the better sound qualities. Sadly not to many people make players without all the useless features (like fm,, video, recording)But cowan does have one of the smallest players with the best amp

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try U3
by tom_2727 / January 20, 2006 12:11 AM PST
In reply to: Try cowan

U3 is spec'd at 30 mW per channel. That's pretty darn good for a player that size. The U2 is 13mW by way of comparison.

Rio Karma goes to 60mW per channel, but it's hard drive based and a bit larger.

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