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zimbo21003
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Jan 8, 2021
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I don't own this product but I want to know whose idea it was to release an IPOd from 2006 for $1600
Jan 8, 2021
Hyman
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Jan 8, 2021
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now thats some inflation. Makes apple look like a cheap brand!
Jan 8, 2021
daaper
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Jan 8, 2021
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Ummmm, I don't know if you noticed but this thing has 64GB of storage. A 2006 iPod could only dream of having that. Sure that's pathetic by today's standard, especially if you're listening to lossless audio, but that's beyond the point! ;)
Jan 8, 2021
raymondehayes1
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Jan 9, 2021
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Sorry but this is not an iPod I have an iPod there actually very good players. This is a very high resolution audio device that is going to give you extremely fantastic sound. All the top line players now are running for almost $1500-$2000. Because they are trying to give you the same experience you get with a smart phone with audio that is out of this world. The reason they are so expensive is that a smart phone sells millions of devices, digital audio players only sell in the thousands so they don't have the large-scale to work with to drop prices like a smart phone would. People are so used to smart phones though they still want that same quality and same service in any digital product they get. So to get to that level the digital audio players have to charge more money. This isn't the only one check out HIBY R8 or Ibasso DX220 Max, Fiio 15, All around that same price. Not only do they play high resolution files you can stream things like Apple music or Tidal and get just absolutely superior sound. You can't compare it to a smart phone or even a cheap digital audio player. It's one of those things if you haven't heard it is hard to describe. I've had so many WOW moments with my R8. I was listening to a Mahler symphony and at one point I thought I was going to fall out of my chair the sound was so powerful. My speakers handled it fine but it did crack the nameplate on the speaker. So I know it's a lot of money and I'm not rich but I have not regretted paying the money for my R8 from the very first moment I received it back in September. From what I heard this one sounds just as good as the R8 and is a few hundred dollars cheaper. You do get what you pay for.
Jan 9, 2021
PotatoRawr
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Jan 9, 2021
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So do you use R8 as your main smartphone? Since it supports 4G.
Jan 9, 2021
raymondehayes1
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Jan 9, 2021
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No this does not have 4G they did not release that version outside of China and Japan. So this is not the stainless steel 4G version which is not available here. This is the aluminum version. So the Wi-Fi is excellent and the Bluetooth is excellent. The streaming on this is absolutely fantastic. Yes it's very expensive but as I said if you love music, you want high quality sound it's worth it.
Jan 9, 2021
PotatoRawr
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Jan 10, 2021
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I get where you're coming from. I personally almost get a dx220. Ended up with a fiio x7ii. I didn't know they have a non 4g version.
Jan 10, 2021
raymondehayes1
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Jan 10, 2021
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If you're in the market and looking you might want to check this one out it looks like it's going to have almost everything that the DX 220 max has just not quite as big a battery and it's about $700 cheaper as well. iBasso DX300 High Performance Digital Audio Player – Audio46
Jan 10, 2021
PotatoRawr
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Jan 10, 2021
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I'm quite up to date on the release. The problem with ibasso products are that their first batch usually have some kind of problems. I chose the Fiio x7ii because I managed to find a really cheap used set in great condition. And all the money that would've gone to a flagship dap can now be channeled into my diy cable biz :)
Jan 10, 2021
thekingofmean
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Jan 12, 2021
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2005 iPods(5th gen classic) came with 30/60/80GB. In 2007 the 6th gen was released with a minimum of 80GB(up to 160GB).
Jan 12, 2021
daaper
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Jan 12, 2021
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When I checked Apple's site, it said it only came in 30 & 60. Oh well, I'd rather not overanalyze since it was just a joke anyways.
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Jan 12, 2021
RayF
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RayF
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Mathematically speaking... ("extremely fantastic sound") + ("audio that is out of this world") + ("absolutely superior sound") ≠ $1,659
May 4, 2021
daaper
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May 4, 2021
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"Beginning a sentence with "Ummmm" makes you sound like an twelve year old girl, while pointing out the means you misses the original point." I used it in the context of a joke, but it seems you missed it. That's ok, humor can be tough. Especially when English is your second language; guessing, based on your grammar. Keep at it, man, you'll get there!
May 4, 2021
RayF
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daaper
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Humor isn't for everyone. In fact, you might be surprised to find it's not just telling jokes. For instance: satire and sarcasm. Just accept you didn't get it and move on. It's probably the language barrier that got you. Like I said, keep at it and there's a chance you'll understand other forms of humor.
May 4, 2021
RayF
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May 5, 2021
daaper
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"Ummmm" wasn't a joke; it was the beginning to an entire statement. I'm not sure why you're so hyper-focused on it but it's interesting to know my throwaway comment gets to live rent-free in your head. I'm not alluding to a language barrier. I flat out said you might have one based on your unintelligible attempt to insult my months-old comment. Oh dear, you're right. I'm extremely embarrassed by my "low peer endorsements" on a site I visit and comment on a few times a year. Clearly you have a lot more free time to spend building clout here, so I'll use this opportunity to slink away in shame and try formulate a plan to come up with more internet kudos. Until next time, Sir.
May 5, 2021
RayF
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mjd11
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May 6, 2021
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This is a place for information to be shared. Please try to be kind. Thank you.
May 6, 2021
Stanley_Pain
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May 6, 2021
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How about you go away now @RayF
May 6, 2021
PotatoRawr
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May 6, 2021
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Why fight a losing battle? You should stop and prioritise farming your internet points.
May 6, 2021
RayF
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I'm a very kindly person. Anyone who says different is being horribly unkind.
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May 6, 2021
RayF
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How much are you willing to pay?
May 6, 2021
RayF
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We are people typing on computers--there's nothing to win or lose here.
May 6, 2021
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