iPod or Nomad Zen

Discussion in 'Portable Devices & Gadgets' started by Jz1397-5, Mar 24, 2003.

  1. Jz1397-5

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    I am interested in buying a hard drive mp3 player. my CD player broke and instead of buying a new one, i am going for a hard drive MP3 player. i looked at the ipod, but it looks over priced for what it is. Then i saw the creative nomad zen. i have been reading about them and like the zen over the iPod, like 20 gb vs 5gb for $300, and the USB2.0 and playlists on the fly.

    however before i buy any new hardware, i ask here for opinions because i like to hear your input. i value it and wonder if anyone has any experience with either player and what you think of their performance. thanks.
     
  2. killerk

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    I have been reading reviews on the creative one, and the only downside I can see is that it has no remote.

    I have a Nomad II by creative, and it also has no remote which is the only regret I have. It has a 32MB storage and I added 128MB

    20 GIGS is a lot of gdamn MP3s like 7000 eh.

    read any ****ty reviews?
     
  3. Geffy

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    I have the Creative Nomad Zen (USB1.1 and SB1394), its a great player I love it, just need to get the remote, but Creative are currently sold out. :(

    The Nomad II does have a remote, I am holding it in my hands right now. (reminds me I need to give that to my sister)
    I would def go with the Zen over the iPod though.
    But I would recommend getting this if you own any Creative Nomad MP3 player. Its fairly cheap and is miles better than Creative PlayCentre
     
  4. GoNz0

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    Zen all the way, mines well smart, and you can drop a few gig of files/movies on there and take them round your mates using the creative file manager, and that notmad geffy has does the same i think.

    I download stuff at work when and as i see it then drop it on the zen for the journey home :cool:
     
  5. Geffy

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    Hehe I do that too
     
  6. XP Abuser

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    well just recieved my zen from gonzo 2day (thanks mate) and it is class. thats all i can say.

    please note that apple ipods sometimes have this annoying flickering screen... thats ok if apple would admit it but they dont... i dont even think they give a warranty repair or refund for it...so dont get an ipod... they are overpriced and some are faulty... stick with zen and you cant go wrong
     
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    nice 1, glad it came on time :)
     
  8. Kush

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    well!

    well i would reccomend the nerious mp3 player. i forgot how u spell it. but its amazing. its 20gb i think tis usb2.0 and firewire. also it can broadcast as a radiostation for up to 20 feet. so if ure in the car no more car kit, or expsensive car mp3 player just tune ur radio station, or if ure m8's are around u in a class in school or somthign with discmans and they wanna listen to ur mp3's no more borrowing! YAY!
     
  9. Jz1397-5

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    that does it, i am getting the zen tonight. where are some good places to buy it from? the 20GB one with USB 2.0 (longer battery life). i saw the red chair software, thanks thats a good thing. creative has the zens on back order, so does anyone know somewhere to buy them that ships in the USA?
     
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  11. GoNz0

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    nice 1
     
  12. XP Abuser

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    good choice:happy:
     
  13. Geffy

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    a wise man
     
  14. Jz1397-5

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    yea, i was not about to pay $300 retial then shipping for it. I paid $310 for 2 day shipping with some add ons. however as of now the order is still at the ware house. i really wanna test this thing out.
     
  15. killerk

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    **** man, you are making me want to ditch the ol' namad II and make the jump to 20 GIG goodness.

    post some pics of it so that I can get a 12 foot erection.
     
  16. Jz1397-5

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    want me to e-mail you pics when i get it? if so PM me or post your e-mial address. i'll send you screen shots or somehting, whatever you want. happy to help a brother out, and his 12 foot erection ....
     
  17. Geffy

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    here one of mine :p
     
  18. XP Abuser

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    who cummed on the floor:p
     
  19. Jz1397-5

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    sorry my bad. i'll clean it up later, i am going again!
     
  20. Geffy

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    You sick fk