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Stuff Magazine Personal Audio Supertest

In the October 2003 issue of Stuff Magazine the Apple iPod goes head to head with Panasonic’s SV-SD85, Philips Key 004, Sharp MT899H and the Sony D-NE1 in their Personal Digital Audio Supertest. They review the 15GB iPod and it wins the test. Also tested in the same category as the iPod is the Creative Jukebox Zen and the Archos Jukebox AV120. Stuff assemble their “winning team” consisting of the iPod, iMac2, Grado SR60 headphones for indoor use, Sennheiser MX500 for outdoors, and the Acoustic Energy Aego 2 speaker system for hooking up to the iMac/iPod.

Also featured in this issue is an accessories list for the iPod to turn your iPod into a bomb shelter (iPod Armor), a listening post (Boostaroo), a pirate radio station (iTrip), a mini system (NaviPOD remote), and a portable stereo (Creative Travelsound).

Stuff’s website has also posted a Web poll asking, “Gadget of 2003?.” The iPod is winning so far with over 50% of the votes.

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hey guys, sorry about straying from the topic but i just received my refurb 30g from the apple store and it has some little scratches all over the case!!  I understand i was buying a refurb item BUT i was under the impression that refurb means ‘used but made to look new again.’ I have heard other ipodloungers describe their refurb ipods as being in an original box and just like new.  so i was wondering, should i call up and complain or is this what i should have expected from buying a refurbished item??

Posted by Rob in Irvine, CA on September 27, 2003 at 11:09 AM (CDT)


Next time post your question in the appropriate forums where all can discuss the topic. This space is reserved for comments on news posts.


Posted by Dennis Lloyd in Irvine, CA on September 27, 2003 at 11:43 AM (CDT)


I didnt mean to piss you off ipodlounger! chill out…i guess i should really familiarize myself with the website before even attempting to contribute to it.

Posted by Rob in Irvine, CA on September 27, 2003 at 6:47 PM (CDT)


We’re not unchilled, Rob—Just giving you a clue to you to post your Q in the appropriate area.


Posted by ipodlounger in Irvine, CA on September 27, 2003 at 10:39 PM (CDT)


The above comment by ‘ipodlounger’ was not posted by me. I (iPodlounger) am the owner and publisher of All I was doing in my comment to you (Rob) was to offer guidance as to where the appropriate place is to post questions like yours. I apologize if it seemed rude. Posting your question(s) in the appropriate forum enables a lot of our members to view it and you will receive more than one opinion on the matter, thus helping our online community.

So much for this post staying on topic ;)

Posted by Dennis Lloyd in Irvine, CA on September 28, 2003 at 12:48 AM (CDT)

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