Old 01-07-2009, 11:33 AM
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Default Slotradio Player?

Selling a player bundled with music is imo a bad idea, especially when the music is on a card where songs can't be deleted, and the songs can't be copied to a pc to make a custom card with songs that are wanted together with songs from CDs. The player itself might be interesting if Sandisk decides to sell it without the bundled music for $50 or less.
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Old 01-07-2009, 11:39 AM
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I don't believe in selling any type of music with a player, because not all people have the same music preference. For instance, I am willing to bet most of the music is top 40 garbage, which I detest vehemently.
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Old 01-07-2009, 11:40 AM
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I don't see anything about it being DRM'ed music
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Old 01-07-2009, 11:49 AM
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The fact that is is described as Billboard chart hits.....hell no!
I would much rather have seen a Clip with a microsdhc slot and a 30-hour battery, although I realize that is highly unlikely without making it the size of the Fuze. But, there are people out there with no interest in watching video on a 1.9" screen, and if the Clip's OLED display would be easier on the battery than what the Fuze uses, then bring it on Sansa!
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Old 01-07-2009, 08:07 PM
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I am no longer interested in the player, as it has a built in battery. I was hoping it would run on a AA or AAA battery and be priced for less. $40 for 1,000 songs that can't be copied to a pc? If the cards would have 500 songs and be priced at under $20, they might be more interesting. The Slotradio cards also play in the Fuze, so there is no reason for this new player.
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Old 01-08-2009, 03:15 AM
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Is it just me or did Sandisk do this backwards?

Would it not have made more sense to have a version of the Slotplayer with a screen? Who in their right mind would PAY for radio? (especially Billboard manure)

I don't really understand the purpose that is being served here. Slotplayer is $20 this thing is $80 more and you can't choose which songs you want..... what were they thinking about.
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