Daily Giz Wiz 739: Coby MP-305

Episode 739 of the podcast

Coby MP-305
Subject: Review of Coby MP-305
Released:Thursday 8 January 2009
Length:about 19 minutes
Download file:dgw0739.mp3 (8.6 MB)

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Short info

Rock out with the FM tuner, mp3 player, LCD-screen Coby MP-305 2 GB flash drive.

Detailed information

The Coby MP305 is what an MP3 player used to be: on a USB stick with a simple LCD display with backlight.  USB2, plays MP3 and WMA files (and DRM support for WMDRM10), FM Tuner.  Uses one AAA battery, 8 hours of play time.  7 colours of backlighting to pick from.  Choice of 1, 2 and 4 GB.  Dick has the 2 GB version.  From the Coby site, you get a link to a 14-day free trial on eMusic too.

Low Vision Glasses

The Beam Scope in Episode 735 got Dick and Leo to talk about Fresnel lenses and low vision glasses.  Dr Mark Sukoenig writes in to tell us that those low vision glasses are for patients with macular degeneration.  Dick and Leo tell us that Fresnel lenses are used in traffic lights and lighthouses too.

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