[clug-talk] Sansa Clip playlists.... arghh...
gustin at echostar.ca
Tue Jul 14 22:17:25 PDT 2009
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> Shawn wrote:
>> simon at mungewell.org wrote:
>>> My recommendation would be to stay away from Sansa (at least the Clip
> I have mentioned this before (just shows how much people listen to
> me...LOL), but XS Cargo has some media players that will do (depending
> on what you get) music video & pictures. There is even one that has
> touch control for the video player. While I can't speak for the
> companies mentioned some of the specs indicate that they support OGG &
> in some cases list Linux as a supported OS. I have actually seen the
> packages & they do have Tux on them, & listed on the package so it
> should be accurate. Depending on what you want these may fit the bill
> for you.
I have paid attention and have bought items from XS Cargo. The only one
I have been happy with is the Polaroid HD video recorder (720P but for
$120 I have been happy with it).
> The 2 companies they seem to mention are Missil & Trekstor. I haven't
> found anything for Missil after lots of looking but Trekstor has a site
I hate the missil interface. I have a Sansa Fuze that actually seems
like an improvement.
Both are just USB mass storage devices so it is easy to copy music to
and from it, Amarok 1.4 works well with the Sansa.
> & the products there list Linux support as well from the couple random
> products I looked at. Referring back to previous umm...err...
> "Discussions" on the list, when I have seem Linux support listed it
> usually refers to a 2.6 Kernel as a minimum so your mileage may vary.
USBMS works for 2.4 as well.
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