Land of the Bean and the Cod Registered: Is there some superior technical specification that I’m unaware of? That’s a fun idea. Ars Tribunus Angusticlavius et Subscriptor. Line out on almost any name brand devices is 16 bit limited these days.

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But an ipod can run the same firmware.

Actually you are right, mine was Nomad Jukebox 3 and it had optical in. I haven’t seen anyone mention this, but maybe it has a really good DAC? Still, it might be nice to see if I can find a decent use for them.

The 2LX just has a single weird battery.

Mon Apr 29, 1: Must not be “vintage” enough. Ars Legatus Legionis et Subscriptor.

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Might be they have a whole warehouse full of them and trying to an artificial demand for them? There’s a reason iPod won so decisively.

Whatever, we decided to see if we could replace the hard drive in our Zen, and our Nomad Jukebox 3 to add more space for more music. First off, the Nomad Jukebox uses a proprietary file format on the hard drives, meaning that nmoad you pop in an unformatted hard drive or even a standard formatted hard drive, your player will not work.


Here you have a variety of upgrade options. Aug 15, Posts: Could be valuable as a collectible. Chuckaluphagus Ars Praefectus Tribus: Older MuVo devices and all Jukebox models use a custom protocol named PDE Portable Digital Entertainmenta Creative internal device designation that requires the installation of drivers before the device can be recognised by the operating system. Line out on almost any name brand devices is 16 bit limited these days.

Thu Apr 25, Dec 12, Posts: It turns out the Nomad Zen is much more amenable to a hard-drive transplant procedure than the Nomad Jukebox 3. The jukbeox way to get the file format off the Jukebox and on a replacement hard drive is to hook the replacement hard drive and your original Jukebox hard drive to a computer using a 2.

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Of course an old 32GB iPhone will do that as well. Ars Tribunus Militum et Subscriptor.


It was one of the early contenders. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. Compare this to portable devices 5 or 6 years ago and this creatibe simply not the case. But, either way, I really just wanted to empty my closet of this pre-historic crap, at any price. Even with pseudo-focus on audio quality with all the beatz nonsense. The best way we have seen is to go to NomadJukebox.

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What’s in there to reverse engineer? Feb 1, Posts: Jan 8, Posts: The user interface consists of a few clumsy buttons. This page was last edited on 14 Februaryat Ars Praefectus et Subscriptor.