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Old 08-12-05, 02:19 PM
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Need expandable MP3 player

My Rio S30 died this week and I need to replace it. I am looking for a small, 128-256mb flash based MP3 player that is expandable, preferably by SD card. I am looking at the Rio Cali and Forge, but have seen a lot of bad reviews on these. What are some other options or has anyone here tried one of these?
Old 08-12-05, 02:36 PM
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I've tried a Cali. Seems to be good for what it is, and pretty cheap as well. A workhorse of sorts. But I've decided to go the 30-60GB route myself.

It took me a few days to realize it had an FM tuner.


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Old 08-12-05, 05:27 PM
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i absolutely love my rca lyra that i bought so i didn't ruin my dell jukebox working outside.

it's a 256 meg unit that i added a 256 meg sd card to. it's completely drag and drop (no additionaly software required at all). i'm going to get some more sd cards (probably 512s since they're getting cheaper). you can dump songs on them through your player or through a card reader and then change them out as you go. very convenient.

it comes with an arm band, but no belt clip that i can remember. crappy headphones....but what doesn't.

best of all it's only like 70 bucks or so. got mine at circuity city.

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I just bought a Sandisk Sansa e140 its 1GB expandable with SD cards up to 2GB. Plays mp3 wma and it audible compatible and has an FM tuner. I payed $117 through buy.com. Ive only had it less than a week but its really nice so far, I havent replaced the battery yet.
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I had a Rio S10 for the longest time and got some good use out of it. Didn't give me any problems until lately.

I just upgraded to a Rio Forge and it's wonderful. Easily upgradeable, FM tuner...the whole shebang. I got a refurbished one off Ebay for pretty cheap...

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