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Old 09.05.2008, 08:17
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Looking for an mp3 player, any recommendations?

Since radio programming is so crappy here, I want to get an mp3 player for the car (one with an FM transmiter). Does anyone have any suggestions?
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Old 09.05.2008, 15:06
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Since radio programming is so crappy here, I want to get an mp3 player for the car (one with an FM transmiter). Does anyone have any suggestions?
yes.. DON'T

seriously, I wouldn't get one with the FM thingie. I've tried a few and they don't work very well. Get one that plugs into your car radio. whether directly or thru a cable. you simply can't beat a physical connection for clarity.
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Old 09.05.2008, 15:14
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yes.. DON'T

seriously, I wouldn't get one with the FM thingie. I've tried a few and they don't work very well. Get one that plugs into your car radio. whether directly or thru a cable. you simply can't beat a physical connection for clarity.
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What dino said. Can't beat hardwire connection. Cheap car stereos are 100 CHF plus install if yours doesn't have the front MP3 in plug socket thingy.
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Old 10.05.2008, 22:15
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Re: Looking for an mp3 player, any recommendations?

Ah, didn't know that the transmitters were no good. I know bugger-all about mp3 players.

Thanks for the heads-up.
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Old 10.05.2008, 22:41
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Re: Looking for an mp3 player, any recommendations?

Dodger, if your current car stereo is getting on a bit you could always replace it with a new MP3 headunit with built in USB port. Then just transfer your music around on a 4GB memory stick (25 CHF).

You can get a pretty decent Sony/Blaupunkt/Kenwood USB MP3 headunit for less than 200 CHF
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Old 10.05.2008, 22:54
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Re: Looking for an mp3 player, any recommendations?

Thanks.

The car is 5 years old, and the stereo doesn't appear to have any sort of slot (apart from the CD player, that is). Maybe a new unit is worth looking into if that will give the best sound quality - I don't really need an mp3 player otherwise.
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Old 10.05.2008, 23:19
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The car is 5 years old, and the stereo doesn't appear to have any sort of slot (apart from the CD player, that is). Maybe a new unit is worth looking into if that will give the best sound quality - I don't really need an mp3 player otherwise.
That would definitely be my choice, but you can have the best of both worlds by getting an MP3 player like this to listen to on the move.



Then when you get to the car, plug it into the USB port on the stereo and continue listening. Completely Seemless
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Now that is a top idea. Will look into it!
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