Date: November 2nd, 2005
Edited by: Nathan Glentworth (Owner / Head Editor)
Product was submitted by: Samsung Canada
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PRODUCT PICTORIAL & WALKTHROUGH
So what can you expect for your money when you purchase this tiny MP3 player. You will be surprised how much is packed into this small package.
And when I say small, I mean it. This player has a total length of just over 2 1/4 inches from side to side and the width and height measure in at only one inch. The product is actually quite attractive and simply designed. Flare and overzealous are two words you won't be using when describing this product's aesthetics. The player is constructed of white and gray plastic with brushed metal inserts that give the player a quality appearance and a VERY robust construction. This player is incredibly solid and well built. Placing the unit in the palm of your hand will only confirm the fact that you can put this player in your pocket without having it coming apart. Besides, if you use this included case, you shouldn't have any problems keeping your player clean and scratch free.
The backlit four line LCD display is crisp, easy to view and very bright when the backlight is illuminated. Although the display is less than an inch long, you should have no problems using it during everyday listening.
The front control allows you to forward and reverse the track along with increasing and decreasing the volume through one simple interface. Pushing and holding the center button down will allow you access to the player's menu where you can fiddle with everything from how long you want the backlight to stay illuminated to your equalizer and simulated surround settings. I won't be going through the menu in this review seeing that you can easy become a veteran navigator in under 30 minutes. It is just that easy to use.
Swinging the player around to view the right side you will be confronted with the battery opening where you can insert one AA battery of your choice. If I were you, I would use some rechargeables to gain even more playing time than with standard alkaline batteries. Use NiMH or Li-Ion for best results and battery life. Above the battery door you have the hand strap loop along with the standard headphone connection.
The other end of the player has the connection for the included MP3 encoding patch cable. What does this cable allow? Well, to put it in simple terms, you can encode any non-MP3 source directly to an MP3 file. This is handy if you want to dump a CD directly to the player if you don't have a computer to encode the CD for you.
The top of the player houses the internal microphone which is used to record audio directly to MP3 along with the record, loop and play/pause button. The microphone only has a range of under 2-3 feet so don't think it will pick up anything other than your personal notes.
The bottom is void of anything other than the hold switch which when used will neutralize any of the other keys from operation so you can throw the player in your pocket without having the unit change the track every time you walk up a flight of stairs.