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post #166 of 216

Why you guys are so keen on 16gb model ? I mean get a 64gb card and you are good to go.

Or am I missing something here ?

post #167 of 216

This. 4gb mp3 player + cheap micro sd card is way more cost effective.

post #168 of 216
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Originally Posted by Hitesh View Post
 

Why you guys are so keen on 16gb model ? I mean get a 64gb card and you are good to go.

Or am I missing something here ?

 

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Originally Posted by indieman View Post
 

This. 4gb mp3 player + cheap micro sd card is way more cost effective.

 

Sandisk charges $10 for each 4gb bump in capacity, but Amazon sells 64gb micro sd cards (also made by Sandisk) for $40, which translates to $2.50 for every 4gb. So adding a micro sd to the 4gb model will minimize your cost per gb.

 

However, if you have a gigantic music collection, it's worth paying the $30 premium for an extra 12gb of built-in storage.


Edited by Weirdo87 - 4/25/14 at 6:13pm
post #169 of 216

Hi, i bought it last week because my old(s) Clip Zip have not enough battery life for my use, just my point of view for one thing ; i'am disappointed by the fact that Sport model have a Worst quality of reception for FM radio (here in Paris) then Sansa Zip..., 1/3 of the same radios station who was perfect with Sansa Zip have Annoying problem of reception on Sport model  that switch from mono to stereo depending of position of the cable/antena of my heaphone move, let's go sport with that...

 

Too bad..., any sugestion for a small radio With  a clip to fix it on shirt ?

 

Thank's

post #170 of 216

After less that a year my Clip Zip packed it in; it froze up and nothing would break the ice.  Grudgingly I bought a Sandisk Clip Sport.  Be warned, the firmware on this player is half baked.  There are problems galore and it lacks half the functionality of the last generation.  It has also increased in size (I can't say why) and the plastic for the buttons feels particularly cheap.

 

It seems that Sandisk is interested in cost cutting materials so that instead of their players evolving and improving over time they get reinvented in a newer, more cheaply made form for which they charge the same amount of money.

 

I realize this isn't meant to be a high end player, I don't expect that.  I do expect basic, reliable functionality and competent build quality.  Sandisk would be wise to release a firmware update that improves this device (focus on the stability) and to hold off on future iterations until they achieve a superior level of quality control.

post #171 of 216
I have to admit, my clip sport is sitting in a drawer destined to see less light than an albino. I saw one on sale quite soon after they became available and just disliked it immediately after trying it out, although this is due to me loving rockbox on my zip and clip+. I suspect unless rockbox comes out for it, which may have already happened given that I haven't been looking, I don't see me using it again.
post #172 of 216

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Originally Posted by Saoshyant View Post

I have to admit, my clip sport is sitting in a drawer destined to see less light than an albino. I saw one on sale quite soon after they became available and just disliked it immediately after trying it out, although this is due to me loving rockbox on my zip and clip+. I suspect unless rockbox comes out for it, which may have already happened given that I haven't been looking, I don't see me using it again.

 

This will be my second and last Sansa product I will ever own. I cant believe such a thing could possibly be sold! Come to think of it, even Best Buy didnt have one on display at the time of my purchase.

post #173 of 216

Most of the cheap players they don't display...

post #174 of 216

The thing is the form factor and price make it perfect for gym use.  I have no interest in entering Apple's ecosystem and there don't appear to be a lot of alternatives.  Sighs.

post #175 of 216

IMO only apple devices worth using is classic or touch. Classic for storage space, touch for spotify, google music, pandora etc support and external dac support. The nano just can't compete with the cheaper sony walkmans imo. the shuffle is practically useless, especially when sansa clip zip is cheaper, same-ish size, has expandable storage and rockbox.

post #176 of 216
Nano has its purposes, I've taken advantage of the video aspects of the newest, and used 6th gen as a watch as well as a player, plus iPad is one of the 2 types of tablets that allow for amazon video
post #177 of 216

Sorry, I didn't mean the nano is useless, in fact it's a fine player. Just that a 16 GB Walkman (also plays video) is a much better deal.

post #178 of 216
Oh, I fully agree apple overprices many products. But I've been thankful for its tiny size, fits in my klipsch s4 case with the IEMs with ease. Carried all of Venture Bros with me anywhere I went or awhile incase I had a long wait.
post #179 of 216
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Originally Posted by Saoshyant View Post

Oh, I fully agree apple overprices many products. But I've been thankful for its tiny size, fits in my klipsch s4 case with the IEMs with ease. Carried all of Venture Bros with me anywhere I went or awhile incase I had a long wait.

Have to love The Venture Bros.

 

To be fair to the Clip Sport it does have superior battery life (over previous generations) and the sound quality is still good.  It still needs that firmware update.

post #180 of 216
I should probably find a friend who needs an inexpensive dap and give my sport away. I just don't see it as being able to stand up to its older siblings after rockbox.
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