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i thought of archos also but here look at this "click on the COWON a2 vs. the archos viid

http://www.cnettv.com/9710-1_53-22924.html
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DONT GET A COWEN. Please, I had the x5l 30GB and it broke, customer service is AWFUL. I waited 6 months for my replacement with constant me hassling them and they end up sending me the wrong one.
    
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how long did u have it before it broke on u. How was the interface and such was it durable i meen if u drop it stuff like that.
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You have a 4G iPod photo...

Don't upgrade at all. Video is honestly not worth it.
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how long did u have it before it broke on u. How was the interface and such was it durable i meen if u drop it stuff like that.
After a month half my screen just went and I am uber careful with my music players, it was the customer service which really did it though
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Niko-Time
After a month half my screen just went and I am uber careful with my music players, it was the customer service which really did it though
I have dropped my creative at least 5 times and no problems yet.
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post #37 of 44
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yeah sleepy my creative that i had the zen micro was rock solid no matter what i did they werhe all good. So NIKO what do u have now adays
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post #38 of 44
Another Zen Vision M user here...

Very nice MP3 player has more options than your Ipods maybe not as nice in the control area or the fact you have a USB adapter to plug into the player which is another thig to loose/break but in my books still beats the Ipod hands down.

My mini round up Max score is 20...

Vision M

Battery Life +++++ (Great battery life)
Features +++++ (Very nice features FM and Dictaphone)
Controls +++ (Clicky)
Software ++ (what can you say... Just poo)

Total = 15/20

Ipod

Battery Life +++ (Short)
Features ++ (Not so hot in this department)
Controls +++++ (Nice click wheel)
Software +++ (iTunes looks nice good for organising but bad at everything else)

Total = 13/20
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post #39 of 44
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DEADLOCK i'm using Media monkey to organize my music

Media Monkey

It's awsome it works with ipod Irivers creatives and everything under the sun. If u get the gold version i think u can get FLAC on ur ipod. Also u can for example have files in 320 kb/s on ur pc and flac on ur ipod and other stuff like that. The free version and the gold version support every format encluding OGG plus FLAC and they use the encoders off the the OGG and FLAC websites not one they made themselves so it's very good quality. For mp3's they rip with LAME .97. and they let u config a lot of feachers ALOT. Although it's a proffesional player use only if ur not a noob. The website is HUGE and filled with instructions. IT"S TOTALY AWSOME although it takes a while to get ur stuff in there. Plus if u don't have the album art it will go on AMAZON.com and fetch it for u and it can auto tag and a million other things. It's the swiss army knfe of players. I'm going to firgure out tonight how to use podcasts in it.


and DEADLOCK do u use the zencast client from creative or how do u get ur podcasts?
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Cool, I am going to have to give that a try
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