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83
Global
Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
83

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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CNET says:

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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User Reviews

80
infinityPlusOne
Back in the day, I used to follow www.dapreview.net and as a result had greatly...read more
70
SBM
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition. - Engadget
80
M3GRSO
I remember receiving this for my birthday at a failing mall in Maryland that...read more
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Key Specs

Type
Audio player
Media type
Internal storage
Audio playback time
up to 2020
Audio codec support
Mp3, Wav, Wma
Model
5GB

General

Type
Audio player
Media type
Internal storage (Hard drive)

Supported media

Audio codec support
Mp3, Wav, Wma

Connections

Audio jack
3.5mm
USB
2.0
FireWire / 1394
No
Video output
No

Power

Audio playback time
up to 20 hours
Model
6GB

General

Type
Audio player
Media type
Internal storage (Hard drive)

Other features

Screen type
LCD
Touchscreen
No

Supported media

Audio codec support
Mp3, Wav, Wma
Audible support
Yes
Video playback
No
Photo viewer
No

Display

Display
Yes

Connections

Audio jack
3.5mm
USB
2.0
FireWire / 1394
No
Video output
No

Power

Audio playback time
up to 20 hours
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