View Cart Proceed to checkout. Internet Music in the Palm of Your Hand! It is powered by a single AA battery , which provides between 8 and 12 hours of playback time. It wasn’t—that accolade belongs to the MPMan—but it’s probably the earliest one that many will recognise. The Rio PMP was an early-adopter gadget. Anyone who has been interupted by commercials in a great part of their run can relate, I’m sure.

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It claimed this was a violation of the Audio Home Recording Act. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. So-called “micro drive” players are being largely phased out in favor of high-capacity flash devices, but you can still ro compact hard-drive players such as the Creative Zen Micro Photo for sale online. You might want to shoot for the diamond riobut the price on this baby is killer.

Rio PMP300 Black (32 MB) Digital Media Player

It’s smaller than an audio cassette and has no moving parts, so it never skips. You may also like. Diamond Multimedia’s awesome Rio PMP player is the portable, lightweight digital music player for mixing and storing up to sixty minutes of digital-quality music from Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

Luckily, many new micro drive-based players such as the Creative Zen Micro feature a user-replaceable battery. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Diamond no longer provides support for the Rio, and the last version of Microsoft Windows to work with Diamond’s Rio software was Windows Elcaset That’s at a miserly Kbps bitrate too.


Sure, 32MB was a lot of space back then — even displayed on the boot screen every time you fired up your Rio There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

The audio quality is great at kbps, an in general it sounds “right. It seems to be really cheap, and so I worry about it being the first thing to fail.

Dizmond Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Further Reading Forgotten audio formats: Nowadays you can make decent-sounding files at this rate, but in encoding options were far more limited. These players are usually built around a 1. The person who associated a work with this deed has dedicated the work to the public domain by waiving all of his or her rights to the work worldwide under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights, to the extent allowed by law.

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My First MP3 Player: Diamond Rio PMP – GeekMoo

I would put this music player in my shirt pocket and it withstood heat, extreme light, and random globs of molten metal falling around it most days. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Being what I consider a power dio, I’d rather see it simpler, and more streamlined. Every month, manufacturers unleash even more MP3 players to an increasingly confused public.


From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. Still not too shabby! But rather than turn to the relatively sophisticated Creative Nomad hey, this thing had a Firewire port on it after all for djamond trip down MP3 memory lane, I opted for something more famous: Produced by Diamond Multimediait was introduced September 15, [1] as the first in the “Rio” series of digital audio players, and it shipped later that year.

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If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original file. With the rebates, it is almost as inexpensive as a Sport Discman, but gets better battery life, weighs less, and i can listen to what I want without switching CDs as if I could carry more than one CD when i’m jogging anyways.

RioPort was the first digital music service to license secure, single-track commercial downloads from major record labels. I’ve only had my Rio for three days, so I can’t really comment on durability issues. See all Used offers.