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::2012/10/19::
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VERSUS Scoreboard - Portable Electronic Scoreboard and MP3 Audio Player
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FIIO X3 Portable Music Player
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::2011/12/26::
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Ion Audio Tape Express + Portable Tape-to-MP3 Player/Converter
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::2012/06/17::
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Unboxing: Astell & Kern AK240 High-resolution portable audio player
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::2014/04/04::
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ION Clipster Active - Portable Bluetooth Music Player
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::2014/03/10::
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Aluratek APMP100F Flash Portable Media Player
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::2010/06/21::
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QA350 MOD V2--SD Card WAV High Fidelity Portable Music Player
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::2011/08/07::
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Iriver Ak100 Portable Audio Player{Supports Apple Based Audio Codecs,$700 Price}
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::2013/07/19::
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NEW MP3 Music/Audio MP4 Video/Movie MP5 Game PMP Portable Multimedia/Media Player!
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Ion Party On Wireless Portable Media Music Player With Disco Lights
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Ruby Electronics Portable Chinese Christian Bible Audio Player in Taiwanese Review
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The Development of the Portable Audio Player (Documentary Assignment for SAE)
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vlc media player portable (buen reproductor de audio y video)
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Portable Bike Bicycle Music + Speaker, 2GB MP3 Player and LED Flashlight
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Распаковка - Портативное радио -USB- плеер.USB/Portable Speaker Audio Music Player Micro SD/TF Card
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CES 2014 AstellKern AK240 High-Resolution Portable Player
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Super Box Portable Speaker,MP3 Player,Audio Recorder and Power Power Bank All in 1 Device
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Review SanDisk Sansa Clip+ 8 GB MP3 Player (Black) portable music players
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Tape-2-PC Portable USB Audio Tape Cassette Player. Copy tapes to MP3 & CD via your Windows 7 PC.
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Audio-Technica Mister Disc Portable Record Player
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Cola Can Style Portable Music Speaker Player - DealExtreme
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Colorfly C3 audiophile portable music player
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UltraDisk Portable USB Cassette Tape Deck to PC Audio MP3 Converter & Walkman
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Pure Acoustics Hipbox Portable MP3 Player and Speakers
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Ion Audio USB Portable Tape-to-MP3 Player
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ION Audio Tape Express Portable Tape to MP3 Converter/Player
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A portable audio player is a personal mobile device that allows the user to listen to recorded audio while mobile. Sometimes a distinction is made between a portable player, battery-powered and with one or more small loudspeakers, and a personal player, listened to with earphones.

History[edit]

Portable battery-operated reel-to-reel tape recorders were introduced in the 1950s, initially tending to be high-priced units for reporters, produced by Uher and Nagra. Lower-priced units became available later. In the mid-1960s Philips introduced the battery-operated compact cassette recorder, originally used for recording speech. At about the same time the 8-track player was introduced. It was very successful at the time, though bulky and inconvenient to use. There was an annoying pause at the end of each track as the program changed.

The compact cassette, although physically much smaller than the 8-track cartridge, became capable of good[clarification needed] sound quality as the technology developed, and longer cassette tapes became available. Cassette decks (not portable) were introduced for home use, and this encouraged the production of pre-recorded music cassettes.[citation needed]

Panasonic Stereo Cassette Player RQ-JA63

The first truly personal cassette player, the Sony Walkman, was introduced in 1979 and sold very well. It was much smaller than an 8-track player or the earlier cassette recorders, and was listened to with stereophonic headphones, unlike previous equipment which used small loudspeakers. Unlike small loudspeakers, headphones were capable of very good sound quality. All previous compact cassette devices could record as well as play back; Walkmans and similar devices often had no recording facility, but took advantage of the pre-recorded cassettes that had become widely available.

CD players[edit]

Early personal CD players can play commercial CDs; later models can play recordable CD-R and CDRW media either copied from a pressed CD or containing MP3 and similar files.[original research?]

Digital players[edit]

In 1998, digital audio players (DAPs) based on flash memory or hard disk storage started to be available (The Rio PMP300 from Diamond Multimedia is widely considered to be the first mass market DAP). Files are usually compressed using lossy compression; this reduces file size at the cost of some loss of quality. The trade-off between degree of compression and file size can be varied, although this is not an option for existing compressed files. The advantage of solid-state DAPs over hard disks and CDs is resistance to vibration, small size and weight, and low battery usage. Early solid-state DAPs had capacities of a few tens of kilobytes; as of 2009 capacities of many gigabytes are available.[citation needed]

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