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Gateway DMP-310

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of Gateway DMP-310. The average rating for this product is 2.0/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the portability and durability. The price and sound are also mentioned favorably. There are some negative views about the storage and usability.

sound, price, durability, portability

battery, usability, storage

On average, users rate this product 35/100 and experts rate this product 60/100.

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Expert review by : Bill Machrone (

Gateway DMP-310


The Gateway DMP-310 is a good accompaniment to your exercise routine or your commute.

Although you can transfer albums as folders, you can't navigate by song or album; you're limited to stepping through song by song. The DMP-310's FM radio had the worst reception of any of the players we tested; it was suitable only for strong stations....

May, 2004

Consumer review (

Great Sound - Very BAD Battery Life


I received the Gateway DMP-310 MP3 player as a Christmas gift. Upon initial use, although advertised as a 256MB player, I could only download approx. 150MB of music before the unit would not accept any more data. I reformatted the unit and was able to ...

Great sound reproduction

No way near the storage space advertised. Very bad battery life. Difficult controls

Mar, 2005

Consumer review (

In most respects a real disappointment


After much research I was delighted to find this unit. Small, inexpensive, and most importantly, the web site and packaging materials said it included support for files. I eagerly opened the plastic container and started the process of ...

Inexpensive for a 256MB player

Truly lousy customer support: uninformed, unhelpful.Falsely advertised file support.Cheaply built.Unusable buttons

Aug, 2004

Consumer review (

Acceptable but not great


I've used one for about 6 months, for school and business. It's great for recording lectures, and for making voice notes from my reading. One of my study habits is to listen to voice notes while driving, doing household chores, treadmill, etc. (I ...

Decent recording quality.Convenient to carry.Easy to download from, and upload to device

Controls are hard to use, especially when in case.Uploaded files stored in randomized order

Jul, 2004

Consumer review (

Not very good


I received one for Christmas and so far not too impressed. The main button toggle does not work well (no it is not me...). A single button controls power, pause/play, fwd/rev track, and the volume. Sometimes when I want it to go to the next track it ...

Small, neck strap, light

Terrible terrible terrible button interface. Batteries die for no reason. FM is nonexistent

Feb, 2004

Product Specifications

The Gateway's Digital Music Player is an ultra sleek, multifunctional device that is the next generation direct-connect USB flash players. Serving as an MP3 player, digital voice recorder, FM Tuner, and storage drive all-in-one, this product brings functionality and mobility to a new level. Incredibly easy to use, this audio player requires no special software just drag and drop music and data files directly onto the device.

Audio Input


Audio Output

Headphones Form Factor:Ear-bud

Audio System

Digital Player Functions:Voice recorder / Radio
Digital Player Type:Flash based
Functions (KB):Digital player / Digital voice recorder / Radio
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Subcategory (KB):MP3 players (flash, CD, HDD)
Type:Digital player / radio

Cassette System

Type: None

CD System

Type: None

Digital Player (Recorder)

Supported Digital Audio Standards:MP3 / WMA

Digital Storage


Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight



Equalizer: Yes

Flash Memory

Installed Size:256MB


Model:DMP-310 4-in-1 Digital Music Player
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Gateway

MD System

Type: None


Preset Station Qty:10
Tuner Bands:FM
Tuner Type:Digital