Summary: Best of Class for my use case. And why would I want such old technology? Simple. There is no other device in existence with such a small form factor that I can clip to my hoodie while at the gym. Certainly not a clunky smartphone. One drawback; it only holds about 750 songs. Darn.
OK for the gym or someplace where you'll just listen ...
A. H. Claus, Amazon
18 February 2015
Summary: OK for the gym or someplace where you'll just listen to music or a recording straight through. Otherwise you have to buy headphones with controls; there is supposed to be a way to fast-forward or reverse using the i-pod control, but I never figured it out.