Rio Karma 20GB MP3 Player - Another IPod Alternative With Good Karma?

Posted: Aug 11 2003, 11:28pm EST | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 1:56pm CDT , in Portable Devices


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Rio Karma 20GB MP3 Player - Another iPod Alternative With Good Karma?

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Digital Networks NA (aka Rio) announced a series of new MP3 players including the Karma 20 and Karma 40.
Besides the Creative Labs Nomad Zen the Karma is another contender/alternative for the Apple iPod.

The Karma features a cross-fader, 5-band parametric equalizer, Ogg Vorbis and FLAC support, and a backlit display capable of visualizations, animated menus, and 16 shades of gray. USB 2.0 provides fast transfers while the included docking station also adds drop-in charging, RCA Line-Out, and an Ethernet port for networking!.
The Karma measures 2.7” X 3.0” X 0.9” and weighs 5.5oz.
The Karma sells for $399.00.

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  • 20GB* HDD plays back over 330 hours of MP3 or 660 hours of WMA music (over 5000 MP3 or 10,000 WMA songs)**
  • USB 2.0 for fast transfers
  • Transfer content between multiple PCs
  • 15-hour continuous playback with the rechargeable LiIon battery
  • 5-Band parametric equalizer with pre-sets
  • Dynamic playlist generation
  • Auto-DJ intelligently finds, mixes and creates playlists from tracks on command
  • Included docking station supports: – Dual RCA Line-Outs to connect to most home stereo components – Ethernet port — Assign an IP address for networking capability – Auto-synchronization with host PC
  • Plays Ogg Vorbis *1GB equals 1,000,000,000 bytes **At 128kbps MP3, 64kbps WMA.

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