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Wannabe Geek

Topic # 8674 20-Jul-2006 11:48
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Hi there

Does anyone out there know if there is an MP3 player that has a built-in card reader so that photos can be transferred from digital cameras, etc?



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  Reply # 43109 1-Aug-2006 21:46
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A good question. I too would also like to hear of any suggestions.
Good extra storage when away from base for an extended period of time.

Would a card reader connected to the player work?
The cable would have to have the mini USB plugs at each end.



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  Reply # 43234 3-Aug-2006 13:58
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Hey Nigel

I've most prob spent a month researching this and right now, there is only one option available - without having to drag a laptop along - and this is the Creative Zen Vision which has a built-in card reader and you can also purchase an external card reader. (

The problem is that we don't get this in New Zealand (unless its parallel imported) and it costs about $999 !!

I've been in contact with Creative and they are not planning to release new mp3 players with card readers in the near future.

So for now, I guess the transfer needs a middleman!



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  Reply # 43237 3-Aug-2006 14:05
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There Archos and Ipod with Belkin memory card reader.

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  Reply # 43239 3-Aug-2006 14:28
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Hmm Thank you for the advice.

Here's a good opportunity to get some convergance with hardware. This is a trend we see here at work.

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  Reply # 44459 21-Aug-2006 22:42
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mish: Hi there

Does anyone out there know if there is an MP3 player that has a built-in card reader so that photos can be transferred from digital cameras, etc?



iaudio x5 (sorry couldn't give you a better link. click 'HDD MP3' on the top of screen, right below 'support'.)

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