Archos page Rockbox Archos Hacking site. A playlist of more than songs is likewise absurd as sitting through several days of non-stop music is beyond anybody’s physical capacity. This project became Rockbox. The files get corrupted in transit to the Rio. You can still see all customer reviews for the product. But after Apple’s iPod and Creative’s upped the ante with high-speed FireWire connections, Archos had to respond, and it has done so with the Recorder Jukebox The things I like:

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Archos Jukebox series

The jukebox made the transition so much easier when I backed my old computer into the unit, and then copied everything into the new one. I have literally stuffed it with more than CDs and still have one third of the space left. I transfered my entire library about 1, songs in a little over an hour.

All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from October Sure, Archos’s Recorder 20 is neither as small or sleek as the iPod nor does it have all the bells and whistles of Creative’s Nomad Jukebox 3.

Overall I recommend this if you are technically savvy — I’d avoid it if you don’t like to get your hands dirty exploring the nuances of gadgetry.


The later version came with 15 or 20gb sized hard drives. Its a little too expensive to take everywhere as portable player. Amazon Inspire Ush Educational Resources. From then, I have own all kinds of portable players from solar walkmans to shock-proof discmans, mp3 players, etc that I have used in my trips. After setting all this up it is realitively easy if you already have the Artist, Genre and Song Titles punched in correctly in MusicMatch I can now use my Jukebox fairly easily.

Archos Jukebox Recorder 20 review: The design is just that good! I had previously purchased an E-digital MP3 machine but I returned it because the tecorder was too flaky. WinXP supports it natively. Sound – As you know this plays mp3s. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic.

I would strongly recommend the player for anyone who is comfortable working directly with the MP3 files my preference and doesn’t mind doing minor repairs like replacing batteries and downloading firmware updates. I also question the long term integrity of the unit.

The Archos comes with Music Match Jukebox. An earlier version of the Recorder contained a USB 1. I sent an email to Archos on this issue but, as expected, they didn’t even bother to respond.

I hope at some point a 40 gig comes out. I did verify that you can easily configure it to work either with the library on the PC’s hard drive or directly on the player, so that you can rip directly to the player. The only difference was the 5 GB 2. However, the built-in microphone is suitable for only voice memos.


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It’s high capacity, plug and play disk drive operation, and low price make it very nice. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Batteries – They recently went dead after like a year and a half so no big deal.

Aside from that, its a great product and well worth the money. To record, one must first “name” the file that will hold the recording. I’ve also been getting great battery life.

The device’s user interface for making recordings leaves quite a bit to be desired.

You can still see all customer reviews for the product. The product still has some rough edges: See All Buying Options. While the 20’s feature set and juoebox are identical to its predecessor’s, it does offer a larger 20GB hard drive and a lightning-fast USB 2.