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Looking fora big mp3 player. The ipod classic looks good but, i noticed it's frequency response which incidentally is the same on all the mp3 players i speced, 20hz to 20khz. My Image S4s do 10hz to 19khz. Is the ipod classic enough to drive my headphones sound quality wise on 320kpbs mp3s? I'd probably do flac if they weren't so big and work on wmp (i'm weird).

EDIT: I have a 135gb mp3 collection.
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I've heard that the Sansa Clip+ is pretty much the only MP3 player left on the market with decent sound quality output. iPods have always been notorious for poor sound quality, but are easily #1 for interface.

I went with a Cowon J3 a year or so ago.

I wouldn't concern yourself with subsonic or ultrasonic sound except maybe in a theater environment (extra rumble).


If you want to venture into the ridiculous, check http://www.colorfly.eu/product_index.html
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I've heard that the Sansa Clip+ is pretty much the only MP3 player left on the market with decent sound quality output. iPods have always been notorious for poor sound quality, but are easily #1 for interface.

I went with a Cowon J3 a year or so ago.
Heh, you noted one of the other really good media players with really good sound quality, the J3. I have the S9, got it very shortly before the J3 was announced, and I still like using it.
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Looking fora big mp3 player. The ipod classic looks good but, i noticed it's frequency response which incidentally is the same on all the mp3 players i speced, 20hz to 20khz. My Image S4s do 10hz to 19khz. Is the ipod classic enough to drive my headphones sound quality wise on 320kpbs mp3s? I'd probably do flac if they weren't so big and work on wmp (i'm weird).

EDIT: I have a 135gb mp3 collection.
Not sure about you but I can barely hear 20hz,
I use a ipod classic with rockbox, which increase battery life and quality.
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ah yes the cowon i think you can get in 32gb but, i'd have to get a 64gb sd card. I saw a hand made mp3 player that is absolutely huge but, ultra high build quality and sound and it cost a ton of money.

the sansa seems a bit small size wise, but on one i have i have an 8gb micro sd in my blackberry now so maybe a sansa clip+ with a 64gb card might be a good upgrade.
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The biggest player I have is my original Creative Zen Xtra. Superior sound quality, replaceable cell phone battery, and standard laptop hard drive. I was careless and popped a solder joint on the headphone jack though, so need to fix it. It came with a 60gb hdd, but I dropped a 500gb in there. I doubt you could find them anywhere anymore though.
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ah yes the cowon i think you can get in 32gb but, i'd have to get a 64gb sd card. I saw a hand made mp3 player that is absolutely huge but, ultra high build quality and sound and it cost a ton of money.

the sansa seems a bit small size wise, but on one i have i have an 8gb micro sd in my blackberry now so maybe a sansa clip+ with a 64gb card might be a good upgrade.
ALso look at the clip zip, the clip+'s successor
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What advantages does it have? I noticed it plays flac but, does it even have that good of quality sound?
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What advantages does it have? I noticed it plays flac but, does it even have that good of quality sound?

The clip zip or rockbox?
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The clip zip or rockbox?

The Clip Zip.
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