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mp3 player recommendation

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Hi!
Can anyone recommend a good mp3 player with the following features:
1. Bluetooth
2. Physical buttons (as opposed to a touch screen)
3. Holds more than 32gb (either internally, or via a memory card)

Thanks!

(PS: if this does not exists, I'd consider something with a touch screen.)
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by:akahan
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I don't know of a player that comes with bluetooth built in, 32+GB built in, and physical buttons, but consider the Sandisk Sansa Fuze.  Doesn't have bluetooth, but you can plug a little bluetooth adapter (lots of people make them) into the headphone jack.

You can get the Fuze in 4GB or 8GB configurations, and it will accommodate a microSD/microSDHC card, for additional capacity.

It has physical buttons.
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by:etech0
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Can you direct me to a good bluetooth adapter? It would be nicer if it could be built in, but if not...
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by:akahan
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Sure, consider the TaoTronics TT-BA01 , or the GOgroove BlueSense .  Both under $25, available at Amazon, etc.
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by:etech0
ID: 38760239
Hmmm... They don't have such great reviews.

Is there a mp3player with bluetooth and a high capacity of memory, and a touch screen?
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by:akahan
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You mean like an iPod?
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by:etech0
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I guess, but not Apple. Is there such a thing?
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by:akahan
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Dozens, if you don't care about touchscreen, you could just Google MP3 player with Bluetooth and you'll be off and running.
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by:etech0
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I found lots, but I haven't yet found one that holds more than 32gb. Do you know of any?
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by:akahan
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Consider a Zen m300.  Up to 40gb with an SDcard (8 onboard, plus 32 on card); bluetooth, and you even get video.
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by:Merete
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Where did you want use this?
What I use is this mp3 player for my car( FM Digital Transmitter )
Very cheap in itself just the extra USB stick, but they come cheap too.
Buy a USB stick with a higher capacity for storage.
plug it into the cigarette lighter and then tune the FM station to it.
I bought a USB stick for it and that holdes 75 gig if memory servs me, it holds a lot
Plug the USB stick  in teh PC so I can upload from my music from PC to the USB stick
plug the USB stick into the mp3 player
It even has a remote control.
A small display shows the tracks, when you put your mp3 onto the USB stick leave them as is mp3.
This one is pretty similar to the one i have
 Bluetooth Car Kit MP3 Player FM Transmitter Modulator+Remote Control USB/SD/MMC
http://www.dhgate.com/bluetooth-car-kit-mp3-player-fm-transmitter/p-ff8080813ada70e1013b095ae71b03e0.html#s1-20-null
They are all bluetooth compatible?? Comes with a cable. But check them out
Video helps to show you how it works
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYhquOjShys
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T7gKHSrCbUs
There is so many available
All of these do the same more or less click on an image with one that suites you
http://www.google.com.au/search?q=mp3+player+for+car&hl=en&tbo=u&rlz=1T4GGNI_en-GBAU497AU497&tbm=isch&source=univ&sa=X&ei=NRTuUL3-CcL4kAWunIHwAQ&ved=0CFUQsAQ&biw=1731&bih=772
if this is in the area your looking for let me know more details and I'll try and show the right model.
Cheers
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by:etech0
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This is not just for the car, so a FM transmitter would not work. I will look into the Zen.
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Merete earned 250 total points
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Ok, the suggested Zen is very good, there is so many to choose from now, the bigger memory the more battery it will use? How you want to use is a key, and where.
This is also very good
Insignia Pilot MP3 Player
For your browsing pleasure in one place, there is 10 pages I started with 9
Who Makes The Best Mp3 Player
http://www.techpin.com/category/mp3-player/page/9/
http://www.techpin.com/category/mp3-player/page/7/
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by:etech0
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Thanks for all your ideas. I will do more research and decide.
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