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Old 12-12-2009, 07:35 AM   #1
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ipod vs sansa mp3 player

Someone recently broke into my car and stole my U2 Ipod so I am looking to purchase a new one. I looked at the Sansa disc MP3 player which is significantly cheaper and has received good reviews. I wondered if anyone had experience with an MP3 player (pros/cons). I don't know how easy it is to download music ( I had used limewire in the past), videos, etc.
Any advice appreciated before I purchase another device.
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Old 12-12-2009, 09:48 PM   #2
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Phil and I have five or six Sansas, a few different models. Neither of us has ever used an iPod and probably never will. Our Sansas are all woot.com refurbs. I have a few of the basic 1-2 GB ones with just the glow screen thing, and then we have two newer/bigger ones that look like iPods and have the bigger color screens and the wheel thing for volume and scrolling. Didn't pay more than $15 for any of them and have yet to have one break down besides a dog eating it. I prefer them because you can drag-and-drop like most other USB devices. No third party app (like iTunes) required to copy or "sync" (though you can use these apps to sync, you just don't have to).
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One of my mp3 players however has started to act strange. It plays the songs...but say I'm listening to No Line on the Horizon, as in this is the song I hear. If I look at the screen, it might say Fez - Being Born

I have checked the songs on the computer and when I select the song, it plays the correct song. But you still do hear the music so I don't complain.
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