Olympus m:robe MR-100 Music Player
The Olympus m:robe MR-100 has all the earmarks of a simple stylish digital audio player.
It's simple and easy to use and has above-average playback quality. It also offers a large capacity of 5GB in a very compact package and that includes an internal lithium-ion battery! Its glass-fronted design with inverted display LCD certainly makes it stand out as a unique-looking player, if not one of the best-looking audio players in the market.
But it lacks features and its audio output may be a little insufficient for some users. It could also do with a better battery life and a better docking cradle. Needless to say, the built-in limitations of the m:trip software as well as the player's inability to display long filenames is a big turn-off.
So, if you are looking for a small, stylish digital audio player with simple controls and basic features, you should take at least a look at the Olympus m:robe MR-100. But if you're looking for a player with loads of features, as well as a powerful audio output, you need to look elsewhere.
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| Audio Player
|Supported Audio Format
| WMA Windows Media Audio
MP3 (16-320 kpbs)
| 5 GB
Approx. 1200 songs (128 kbps)
| Up to 12 hours
| Monochrome LCD with 20,480 pixels
| 4.3 cm / 1.7 inch
Interface Via Cradle
DC input terminal
14.9 mm thick
| CD ripping software (WMA
Music library manager
| Docking station/cradle
with Hi-Speed USB 2.0 port
Earphones with extension cable
m:trip multi-media software
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