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CNET says:

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The Carbon largely lives up to the hype. This mini hard drive player has a great design, an excellent interface, and Energizer-like battery life. quote


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Critic reviews

8.0
2 reviews
  • Sound quality
    8.0
  • Video quality
  • Ease of use
    8.0
  • Portability
    8.0
  • Battery life
    10
  • Media support
    8.0
  • Capacity
    8.0

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User reviews

7.7
3 reviews
8.0
CNET Sep 15, 2004

The Carbon largely lives up to the hype. This mini hard drive player has a great design, an excellent interface, and Energizer-like battery life.

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8.0
PC Mag Oct 12, 2004

The Rio Carbon is a worthy competitor to the iPod mini, with a gigabyte more storage, great style, excellent sound, and extras such as voice recording and a built-in stopwatch. It charges via USB and doesn't need a driver or dedicated software.

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8.0
infinityPlusOne infinityPlusOne

Back in the day, I used to follow www.dapreview.net and as a result had greatly anticipated the release of this little guy. At the time, the Rio Carbon was everything I wanted in an MP3 player. A small, high capacity (6GB was big at the time) MP3 player with great battery life that most...

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8.0
M3GRSO M3GRSO

I remember receiving this for my birthday at a failing mall in Maryland that I eventually ended up working at because of sheer convenience; I even remember my older sister buying it for me. I really wanted this beauty in Black, but the FYE only had the teal color. It only took me me minutes to...

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