[semi-OT] mobile OGG - player recommendation?

Eberhard Roloff tuxebi at gmx.de
Mon Dec 4 19:35:25 UTC 2006

Kristian Rink wrote:

> Folks;
> looking for a slim, usable, portable music player to have some noise
> handy whenever "on the road". Requirements:
> - needs to be capable of playing OGG, MP3 (and possibly FLAC?);
> - a maximum of 2 GB memory (that should suffice for my needs);
> - flash-memory, no hard drive;
> - decent battery lifetime using "conventional" batteries/ rechargeables;
> - Linux compatibility (usb-storage preferred).
> Does anyone around here own a device like that and can recommend
> spending money on it? :)
> Thanks in advance and bye,
> Kris

sort of. I use a Samsung YP-F1. Works as USB-Storage under Linux, 
absolutely great, plays OGG, includes FM stereo, great earphones with
excellent sound. Do not know about FLAC, never used it so far.

The only drawback: It is so tiny, that you simply cannot fit conventional

kind regards

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