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MP3 Recommendations w/ Radio

I know the IPOD is a great gadget. But, i dont like that there is no radio feature. Does anyone have another MP3 player with a radio that they would recommend? I'm not looking for anything with a large memory. I'm ok with 1 gig or less of memory/storage as i dont need any outrageous number of songs on it.

Wed. Apr 12, 8:19pm

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If you get an IPOD nano, you can buy a radio remote for it. I think they are around $30 as an add on.

Wednesday, April 12, 2006, 9:03 PM

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I have a sony mp3 player and so far I like it just fine. I like being able to have a choice between radio and recorded songs. This little clip on one is great for running.

Wednesday, April 12, 2006, 10:13 PM

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creative labs!

love my mp3, came with a radio and 256 MB, although I know they go way bigger these days. Plus, it's also a jump drive (flash drive) so it's super easy to download songs onto.

Here's a link from Amazon for the 1G model- it's just $100, I almost wish I had waited, but 256 is big enough for me


Wednesday, April 12, 2006, 11:28 PM

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The latest issue of Runner's World has a review of mp3 players, Basically the iPod is the ONLY one that doesn't get FM radio!! And it's the most expensive -- what a scam.
The Runner's World review also reviews a few armbands that will fit any mp3 player. Recommend browsing thru this article, if not just buying the magazine.

Thursday, April 13, 2006, 8:27 AM

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Thanks! More recommendations appreciated...

I appreciate the suggestions so far. I will definitely look into them and will be happy to hear any more recommendations on MP3 players with radio. I am also curious how much everyone is spending on their MP3 players! Let me know! Thanks again!!!

Thursday, April 13, 2006, 10:15 AM

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iAudio U2

I did a lot of research and read several reviews before I bought my 2nd mp3 player. My 1st was a Rio Forge that just quit working one day, and I hadn't even had it a year. I chose the iAudio U2 (1 gb - had to order it from Amazon because I couldn't find it in any local stores) because it got pretty good reviews and it has FM radio. I liked CNet's review of mp3 players:


Thursday, April 13, 2006, 11:34 AM

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I have the DJ Ditty from Dell (came with my laptop so free for me). I checked their website and it's currently $89 for the one I have is 512Mb which is ~200 songs, a radio tuner and also a USB jump drive (can store files and is easy to drag and drop songs to it). It doesn't have replaceable batteries and instead you recharge by occasionally plugging it into your computer for an hour or so. Admittedly I snicker every time I say the name, but I've been seriously impressed. The music quality is excellent. I did however replace their earbuds with some Sony sports ones because they stay on during vigorous exercise.

Hope that helps and best wishes!

Thursday, April 13, 2006, 11:34 AM

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I have a Creative Zen Nano - the 2 Gb was around $130. It has a radio, but it picks up a lot of static when I walk around with it. But then, I live out in the boonies, so maybe if you live in the city it would come in OK (unless all of them do this). I think the sound of my music and especially my audio books is great. My brother said that this one is well rated by the hard core runners as being one of the most dependable ones. It runs on regular batteries, so you don't have to be near a plug.

Friday, April 14, 2006, 9:36 PM

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This is a great list. Does apple make one with a radio yet?

Thursday, November 30, 2006, 9:37 AM

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I worked for apple for a while, and don't really like their prooducts. The work environment is so loose it makes me wonder how any work gets done at all. One of the head trainers was very proud of the fact that he was a high school dropout and enjoyed recreational drugs.

On topic though, I really like my Creative Labs muvo. It was only 256, but it's good for my workout

Friday, December 01, 2006, 3:12 PM

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