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Old 09-08-2011, 09:24 AM
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Old 09-08-2011, 09:34 AM
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abi review here. I like mine because of gapless, jeteffects 3.0 sound enhancements and build quality. But the UI is not intuitive, hard to remember features that you don't often use and I donít like the fact thereís no expansion slot. Aside from those two issues itís a great low cost way to test Cowon sound Ö
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Old 09-08-2011, 09:55 AM
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abi review here. I like mine because of gapless, jeteffects 3.0 sound enhancements and build quality. But the UI is not intuitive, hard to remember features that you don't often use and I donít like the fact thereís no expansion slot. Aside from those two issues itís a great low cost way to test Cowon sound Ö
Agree with all this, and would only add that the touchpad controls are a pain when you are on-the-go.....but not bad when just sitting around.
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Old 09-08-2011, 10:02 AM
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Marvinís point on the touch controls have been posted by others that agree with him as well. I canít say that I love them but since I used the i7 (still do) and then later the i9 Iíve not had any problems with them, sure itís not the easiest to use while riding a bike but Iíve done it. IMO the i7ís touch control is easier for me to do with one hand but the size of the i9 makes this much harder. Also the screen on the i7 is easier to read out in the sun for me. Regardless I don't have a problem with either while just walking around.
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Old 09-08-2011, 03:36 PM
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I want 1 to try, and the new i10 as well.
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Old 09-08-2011, 03:46 PM
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I want 1 to try, and the new i10 as well.
Just get the i10 and try out marvins ... let us know what you thinks
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Old 09-08-2011, 03:56 PM
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Just get the i10 and try out marvins ... let us know what you thinks
Good idea,...
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Old 09-15-2011, 10:11 AM
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I don't see a reason to buy Cowon anymore. Their hardware is good the software is terrible, and Android phones are way cheaper and have better designs usually. No jeteffects, but thats the only downside I can see.
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Old 09-15-2011, 12:03 PM
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I don't see a reason to buy Cowon anymore. Their hardware is good the software is terrible, and Android phones are way cheaper and have better designs usually. No jeteffects, but thats the only downside I can see.
That's nothing new, the sound enhancements are pretty much the #1 reason to buy Cowon anyway (along with format support). Their user interfaces have always sucked.
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Old 09-15-2011, 12:14 PM
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I don't see a reason to buy Cowon anymore. Their hardware is good the software is terrible, and Android phones are way cheaper and have better designs usually. No jeteffects, but thats the only downside I can see.
Until you factor in the contract.
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The i9 sounds and performs excellently. The navigation PaWns the Samsung Q2 - this thing is da' shiit!!! And yea, I have 1 here - I luv it!!!
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The i9 sounds and performs excellently. The navigation PaWns the Samsung Q2 - this thing is da' shiit!!! And yea, I have 1 here - I luv it!!!
So you did get marvin's?
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Old 09-20-2011, 09:22 AM
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So you did get marvin's?
Yes, he did.
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Yes, he did.
From his "I luv it!" statement it sounds like he likes it more than you did
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Old 09-20-2011, 08:12 PM
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From his "I luv it!" statement it sounds like he likes it more than you did
I loved the sound....but the menu structure sucked.....lol.
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