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Old 03-18-2014, 05:42 PM
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The H series of players is 10 years old this year. Still working strong, one of mine gets daily use in my classroom.

FYI, I leave mine charging all the time with no ill effects that I know of. Often I leave it on 24 hours, even over weekends.

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Old 03-19-2014, 02:12 PM
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The H100 was released in 2003 so it's more than 10 years old
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Old 03-19-2014, 02:15 PM
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Mine are still performing flawlessly also and two of them are used daily.
I will replacing the batteries on them soon as the battery life is getting noticeably shorter.
A trip down memory lane ...http://web.archive.org/web/200810111...es-player.html
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Old 03-22-2014, 02:08 PM
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heh, i envy you guys! im still dreaming of getting one working with an ssd / cf drive. though thanks to one generous fellow i do have one working with the original drive. i was using it last night to record some of my favorite radio programs the quality still sounds superb, and really makes any ipod/iphone/sansa sound like a tin can.

last one on ebay with a 65gb cd card sold for $160+ they still get a lot of love

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Old 03-24-2014, 02:40 PM
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Still have mine and think of it as a neo-punk Eastern Block-style jukebox player.
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Old 05-01-2014, 12:35 PM
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heh, i envy you guys! im still dreaming of getting one working with an ssd / cf drive. though thanks to one generous fellow i do have one working with the original drive. i was using it last night to record some of my favorite radio programs the quality still sounds superb, and really makes any ipod/iphone/sansa sound like a tin can.

last one on ebay with a 65gb cd card sold for $160+ they still get a lot of love

-audiomodder
I got mine when the it was still called iHP140, still going strong.
Upgraded to a 60Gb HDD first, ran with it like that for years, just given it another much needed boost.

Search for Kingspec 128Gb cf 50 pin ssd.
This is the guy I got mine from
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Hi-Speed-1...item1e8ae21d16

I had to snap off the two locating pins for the original HDD, as they were too bog to fit in the holes in the SSD. No problem though, just get the drive the right way up before breaking the pins off. Once done, the drive just slots straight in.
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Old 05-01-2014, 10:14 PM
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Thanks for the info.-- have the originally-named product as well. And that drive is very tempting (and a great price, relatively speaking), although the joystick on my iHP has gone a bit wonky over time, and I would need a new battery at this point as well . . . .
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