The player was ready to accept files as soon as we’d connected it to the computer with the included USB 1. Unfortunately, since a couple of these features can be viewed as forgettable ie – the picture viewer , or are only available through purchased add-ons, it seems that they hurt the player more than they help it. Archos’s implementation of the bundled Musicmatch plug-in is problematic. And using the microphone or line-in jack, you can capture tunes from records, cassettes, CDs, and other sources directly to MPno computer necessary. Archos packages the Gmini with two unique accessories.

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The mobile world might finally get exciting again in Digital-photo storage is perhaps the Gmini ‘s most compelling feature.

The XS group of players features a 1. The GMini provides only 8 hours of power per charge. The Gmini is fully USB 2.

Unfortunately, since a couple of these features can be viewed as forgettable ie – the picture vieweror are only available through purchased add-ons, it seems that they hurt the player more than they arvhos it. Listening to multiple genres of music was fine using the default settings, however, the built in equalizer is what sets this apart.

Among the included accessories are an AC adapter, a cable for recording from RCA outputs, and headphones with an in-line variable-resistor volume control. The Archos GMini is another contender in the portable digital audio game. The Good Small and light; tons of features for audio recording and playback; acts as a photo wallet.


Since this photo-storage feature is internal, you don’t have to carry an adapter. The player also holds 3 resolution modes, which xrchos users to choose size over quality, as well as gini directly into MPEG4 in VGA resolution.

Archos Gmini (20GB) review: Archos Gmini (20GB) – CNET

Without giving too much away up front, we felt it performed well enough to be taken seriously. Apple’s iPod Touch gives you a good portion of the iPhone 6 experience in a tiny package, With all the focus on the iPod right now, we decided to contact Archos to take a closer look at their hard-drive based MP3 Player.

We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. A pass-through 22 cable lets you charge the battery and transfer tunes through the same port, and a headphone splitter enables two people to listen at the same time.

Its capacity is 20 GB. Archos Gmini 20GB review: Gear Live Message Boards – Talk for the tech savvy.

Archos is definately on the right track with this device. This unit is classed more as an “entertainment centre” than an MP3 player, and includes a built in speaker for listening out aloud.

Ultra-compact size makes this device one of the easiest to bring everywhere you go. All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from July arcjos The Archos Gmini played songs loud and clear through our test headphones, but the company would not tell us the device’s signal-to-noise ratio, output, or total harmonic distortion.


You can then categorize this recording the same way you would any other music file. Again, the unit wastes no space. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The Gmini XS is a fairly popular model supplied from Archos. It duplicates the body’s controls, and unlike the remotes of too many high-end MP3 players, it has a screen, so you can see song information and menus when the Gmini is tucked away.

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The devices are 3 GB or 202 GB. In addition to these other features, the Archos Gmini contained a CompactFlash reader enabling the user to slot in a memory cardincreasing the unit’s capacity, play files stored within the card, and transfer files from the card to the unit. I look forward to the next iteration in the GMini series.

With a striking resemblance to a 3. TrackBack URL for this entry: For example, if you’re not careful, you’ll likely misplace your playlists.