Summary: Purchase at your own risk and if you do decide to update the firmware, check, recheck and recheck again that you are getting the correct version since there are several different versions of this player out there and none are compatible with each other.
Pros: Great sound and easy to use. I liked being able to watch video on it and listen to tunes as well. It was a great personal entertainment system.
Cons: I charged it today and when I went to use it tonight, it got stuck on loading and never got into the OS. I tried to format it, then upgrade the firmware to no avail. Now, nothing works. It is way to delicate as far as an OS goes and if something goes just a little out of whack with it, it is toast.
Summary: don't buy it. after research, i think i'll try the cowon d2 next.
Pros: - plug and play with linux - good looking
Cons: - last half second of each track repeats multiple times (sounds like a record skipping). wouldn't matter if all songs faded out at the end, but some don't. this is a show stopper for me. - customer service is terrible. after a few e-mails back and forth regarding my issue, they stopped correspond...
Summary: I just received the player in the mail today. I went to turn it on, and the clicking sound you get while scrolling just started going on its own. It would NEVER stop scrolling. I formatted/updated about 3 times, no help there.
Cons: Installation guide useless; English grammar, both semantics and syntax is very poor. I've spent three days trying to install this on an T60p laptop with XP32 Professional and have failed. I've built custom computer systems from the ground up for 20 years so there must be some secret out there to ...