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Old 07-17-2007, 11:24 PM
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I'll have to check on playlist support for either of these players, but it sounds like what you need is either a MuVo/Nano or a Stone Plus. Both are UMS devices, which means they show up on your computer as normal removable media, so you can directly drag and drop songs onto them.

Edit: It turns out neither the MuVo/Nano nor the Stones support playlists. Tracks are played in filename sequence. Furthermore, the Stone Plus's file browser is a bit unconventional in that it doesn't display a true folder hierarchy. You can separate out your songs by folders, yes - but only folders containing tracks get displayed.

However, one thing to be aware of with players that use file/folder navigation in lieu of ID3 tag indexing is that songs will always play in alphabetical order according to filename, unless you choose a shuffle mode.

If you can live with an MTP device with ID3 Tag indexing, you might consider the Zen V Plus. It supports playlists built either on the player or on the PC. Windows Media Player 11 does a great job with Zen syncronizations, and you can build your playlists right in WMP11 and sync then straight to the player.

To be honest, though, I think one of the Meizu or Sandisk models may be more up to your needs.
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