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Old 06-25-04, 10:45 PM
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The "all in one" MP3 player

I will soon be buying an mp3 player and will often use it for physical use (working out, cutting grass, shoveling snow). The problem is that the players that are tailored for physical usage store so little music. I've heard there is no such thing as an "all in one" player but what is the closest thing. Id like a player that's solid in all of these areas:

Durable for physical use (wont skip too much if at all)
Lots of space (around 10 or more GB)
Good sound quality

Any suggestions?

Thanx in advance

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Old 06-25-04, 10:59 PM
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You can check out this recent thread I started, or go here and get a little more comprehensive.

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Old 06-25-04, 11:21 PM
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I have a 15GB Dell DJ that I use at the gym and I've never had it skip. Although the weight can be a bit much at times if I'm running. Makes it feel like my pants are about to fall or something.
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Old 06-25-04, 11:42 PM
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iPod Mini.
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Old 06-25-04, 11:55 PM
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Ipod mini works but thats around 4GB.

I have a regular Ipod. I use it to work out everyday and have had 0 problems. You just need a case, I think it comes with one but I'm not sure. I also recommend the remote control so you can keep the Ipod tucked away and use the remote.
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Old 06-26-04, 12:04 AM
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I have a 20gb 2 gen as well and think the 4gb mini is plenty for working out. That is still a whole lot of music. i picked up the armband for it and it works great.
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Old 06-26-04, 04:25 AM
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Hardware recommendation threads of this kind tend to belong in Other.

There are various recent ones there which should show up in a search.

http://www.dvdtalk.com/forum/showthr...hreadid=364661

http://www.dvdtalk.com/forum/showthr...hreadid=359167

http://www.dvdtalk.com/forum/showthr...hreadid=363465

http://www.dvdtalk.com/forum/showthr...hreadid=370103

http://www.dvdtalk.com/forum/showthr...hreadid=358294

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