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Cowon iAUDIO 10 / i10 Portable Media Players (32GB) - Black Reviews

castleofargh

Cowon iaudio i10 review

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Pros: cowon sound

Cons: terrorists did the user interface

Summary at the end for lazy peeps.   User interface and the frightening secrets behind the i10:   The navigation tree has obviously been made by secret terrorist cells who could never contact each others. The brain whose cover job is designer at cowon, came up with the idea of "one action on each corner of the screen" on a non touch sensitive screen (when you re that messed up you get to be the boss with terrorists) He also came up with the multi award winning design (true story) that makes sure you will drop it more than a wiimote on a drunk evening. Stuck back to back with an amp it looks and feels stupid, like trying to attach humpty dumpty to the wall with...
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Lup4z

Redifining the "i" in i10

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Pros: Sleek 'n' Elegant design, Good Screen, Amazing Sound, Semi-parametric EQ, Decent Battery Back-up, Semi-Customizable UI, Excellent EQ presets

Cons: Crappy touch controls, FLAC support only till 44kHz, Not Gapless, No expandable memory

I bought this player just to try out some different audio equipment. To check out variation between different brands, etc. Unfortunately I had to get rid of my Rockboxed Fuze to buy this. Funny thing about the Sansa folks... My Clip+ died on me and the were out of stock on 'em. So I got the Fuze as a replacement :) Anyway, so I bought this thing through eBay. I'm going to be writing this review from the point of view of a consumer transitioning into an audiophile as this was the first time I actually spent so much on something like this.   Unboxing: I don't have the pics, but the box was really cool. It was an oblong cardboard box. The label, description, etc. was written in white....
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