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Sunday, May 27, 2001


Was flipping through the Best Buy ad (no affiliation-yada yada) and reviewing the prices for MP3 players, and I have to ask a question. How much does it really cost for someone to make an MP3 player?!? These things CAN'T be worth $200+, especially when I can buy a 256mb RAM stick for $70. The profit margin on those things must be unbelievable.

A.T. Hun comments: That's why I'm looking at a combination CD player/MP3 CD-RW player. Those are much cheaper and you can get 650M of MP3s per CD . . .

The Master comments: I was looking at those too-but most of them are either limited to 128 or 192kb bitrate MP3s-which sound awful. Either way I can't really justify over $100 for an MP3 player anyway.

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