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Seeking MP3 Player Hard Disk >100gb External

Last response: in Home Audio
July 10, 2006 10:48:39 AM


I am looking for an External Hard Drive with a builtin monitor that can play music connected directly to a stereo? I am looking for hard drive (does not need to be mobile or small) that preferably can connect to the internet and stream audio. There is a discussion in toms below but that includes video which I don't need and can't connect to the web. any ideas? thanks.

July 24, 2006 7:18:46 AM

The Archos AV700 7" has a 100gb hard drive. It also has a 7" widescreen screen, which is a bit of overkill for what you want.

Don't take this as gospel but I'm pretty sure the Creative Nomad used a 2.5" laptop HD. If you can get that (ebay is your friend) and a suitable HD then that could work.

I can't remember where but I saw a tutorial on replacing the 1.8" Creative ZEN Touch HD. I remember it being a bit more difficult to do though.

P.S. If you decide to undertake these mods please be aware that you do so at your own risk and I am in no way responsible for anything that goes wrong.
July 25, 2006 11:57:46 AM

I think Archos av500 and av4100 also came in 100GB versions.
There are a few more out there like:
VP300 player - no hard drive included! or
this player
I doubt they are good playback quality or have friendly interface but their strenght is this huge storage.
July 31, 2006 2:52:54 PM

Hard driver that can connect internet? It will be difficult.
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