This exciting new MP3 player/recorder by Archos is the first portable MP3 recorder with a 20 GB hard drive that works with or without a computer. There's no need for special software-the USB 2.0 interface can transfer MP3 files from Windows Explorer at up to 12 MB per second. Or, with the stereo in-line jack, you can record MP3 files direct from any analog or digital audio source and put them back on your computer with no added software. The 20 GB hard drive stores up to 300 hours of your favorite music and even personal messages recorded with the built-in microphone. It can also be used as an optional hard drive to store data, images, software and more. USB 2.0 PC compatible and USB 1.1 MAC and PC compatible. PC system requirements: Pentium 233 MHz or higher; Windows 98, SE, ME, 2000, or XP; 32 MB RAM; CD-ROM with digital audio extraction support. MAC system requirements: OS 8.6 or higher; iMac, G3 or higher; USB manager version 1.2 or higher. Includes stereo headphones, carrying pouch, MusicMatch Jukebox software, USB 2.0 cable, AC/DC adapter/charger and 1 set of 4 AA. Available only at target.com; not available in Target stores. Available storage capacity may vary. Imported. 4-1/2Hx3-1/4Wx1-1/3D".
The Archos Jukebox Recorder 20 combines an MP3 recording device with a 20 GB hard drive for storing up to 330 hours of MP3 audio. Merge your entire collection of MP3s and CDs onto one handheld device. Slip it into your pocket, and listen to all your favorite music wherever you go.
You can record from any analog or digital source at bit rates up to 160 Kbps, and you can port your recordings back to your PC without any specialized software. The Jukebox Recorder 20 hard drive doubles as a portable 20 GB hard drive for PC or Mac laptops and desktop computers to store all your data, images, and software. The Jukebox Recorder 20 is compatible with USB 2.0, with up to a 480 MBps transfer rate; it's also backwards compatible with USB 1.1. (Note that if using a USB 1.1 connection, the maximum transfer rate you can expect is 12 MBps.)
There's no need for special software to download MP3 songs--just drag and drop MP3 files from Windows Explorer or from the Mac desktop. Update with a simple click at the Archos Web site and download the latest firmware that supports additional software extensions.
The Jukebox Recorder 20 is powered by either AC power (adapter included) or four AA batteries. It also comes with stereo headphones, carrying pouch, USB cable, master software, and driver diskette.