Fevzi Turkalp - The Gadget Detective joins Mike Mendoza
On Friday mornings from 3.00 to 5.00am to answer your tech questions
and take a look at the latest from the world of Gadgets and Technology.
Gadget Detective on
Gadget of the Week
Sony NW-E507 Network Walkman
This top of the range Network Walkman has 1 GB internal flash memory, a 3-lines Organic EL display, a rechargeable battery, a built-in FM tuner and look great.
Looks great, very sleek and stylish
Transfer up to 45 CD's onto the internal memory thanks to ATRAC3plus compression technology
Good battery life (up to 50 hours quoted)
Quick charge function: 3 minutes charging is sufficient for 3 hours playback time
Bright and clear 3-lines Organic EL display and a shuttle switch for easy navigation
Built-in FM tuner
Supports: MP3, ATRAC, WMA (non-encrypted), and WAV.
Works as a USB mass storage device, this means you can store audio, visual and data files (Word, Powerpoint, ATRAC, Mp3, Jpeg, Mpeg, etc.)
Weighs just 37g including the battery
Capacity is small compared to hard drive based models of similar cost
The SonicStage software isnt my favourite
Cant play whilst being charged
Perhaps a little too small
Price: c £140 inc. VAT
Star Rating: 8 Stars Its a Sony!
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