I bought Creative zen Nano Plus, you can record from your discman to zen nano plus directly, it has a stereo cable.
I have an usb cable. My laptop has usb 2.0 :d Uploads in 2 minutes most of songs
Very quick uploads :D
1 gb is more then enough :d
I also have an fm tuner in zen nano plus, I also can record from fm :d
I will be probobly able to reply Sunday