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    How big of an upgrade is Clip+ or Hippo Gumstick over Sony NW-E005?

    I have noob2. I actually have one, but haven't used it in awhile.  To me, the E005 was the 'cold'est sounding of all my Sony portables (3 Hi-MDs, an HDP, 2 flash Atrac players & the A829) and very much like the A829 playing AAC350VBR. All the others were much warmer.  IMO you'll be right at home...
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    New Sony 64 GB DAP: NW-A840

    Quote: Originally Posted by FenderP Personally I wonder why people are surprised again and again that the Japan models of the Sony walkmans have Japanese-only menus. It's been posted multiple times in multiple places. Since they support things like ATRAC (and SonicStage) that are not...
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    I lost my westone UM1s, Replace them with.....

    Quote: Originally Posted by mrbrad I have had the UM2 for 2 or 3 years. I like them more than any other earphone I have. I don't take them to hostile environments (pool hall, washing car) and have been trying to find an alternative. I tried RE0 and S4, but neither are close to the UM2...
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    Best Lossy Format?

    Quote: Originally Posted by penartur Has anyone compared Atrac3plus to AAC? What is better on 256+ bitrates? Having an A829 and a host of ATRAC player/recorders, I've done unofficial results: I think in general AAC256 is the equivalent of HiSP (256kbps) and AAC320 or better (I...
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