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My 30GB iPod 5g has fallen victim to a problem that requires a new main board. I got the iPod free by fixing the screen, and I'm not 100% convinced that it's worth the $55ish part to revive the device. I think it might be prudent to see what else is available.

I don't really want anything too fancy--I just want a basic MP3 player for travelling, biking, or for driving music with good sound quality, 16-32GB of storage, and hopefully under $100 (unless it's really fantastic and warrants more $$). I also don't have a problem converting my music into MP3 and would prefer something that I can just drag-and-drop to transfer songs.

I like the look of Sony's NWZ-S545 16GB player and am leaning towards going that unless I can find something better.

Please recommend some other ideas for me. Thanks!
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Sandisk Clip+ 8GB with a 16GB MicroSD. All for under $100.
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I'd say go for the fuze other than the clip, or what ever their current generation of the fuze is.
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Great, thanks for those ideas!

Keep any more ideas coming in!


Edit: Actually, I just pulled the trigger on a 8GB Fuze (1st gen). Thanks!
Edited by spartacus - 1/9/11 at 5:04pm
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