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Iomega Mixx

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the usability and storage. The portability and sound are also appreciated, whereas many are critical about the headphones and reliability.

value for money, sound, portability, storage, usability

battery, performance, reliability, headphones

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Iomega Mixx is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 71/100 = Good quality.

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Iomega Mixx (256MB)

 

Best For Less MP3 Players Under $100

Expert review by:

Iomega Mixx (512MB)

 

The silver, gray, and red Iomega Mixx weighs 1.8 ounces with its single AAA battery--a full ounce heavier than the iPod Shuffle--and measures 3 by 1.5 by 0.75 inches. Neverthless, it's pocketable, though it's intended to be worn around the neck using...

Affordable; simple operation; includes equalizer, voice recording, and FM tuner; well-designed neck-strap earbuds; Windows and Mac compatible

Slow file transfers; mediocre battery life; doesn't support protected audio files or to-go services such as Napster or Rhapsody

As a basic, inexpensive digital music player for the gym, the Iomega Mixx is a decent choice, but beware of the poor battery life.

Consumer review by:

Simple, good sound, cheap power

 

I purchased one simply to be able to take a lot of music with me while traveling. I prefer flash storage for it's lack of moving parts and, after the discount coupon, this was the best price and from a known company (Iomega) whose products have...

Price, simplicity

small screen, limited eq

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decent basic mp3 player, its no ipod but its cheaper

 

its alright

someone said you cant do playlists. in a way you can you create a new folder on your computer put your mp3s in there and then upload that onto your player. voila i know its more work than most people like doing but it works

small screen, delayed button reaction time, useless recorder, useless straps, uses a triple a battery id prefer at least a double a so i can easily recharge it oh and its not water proof which i know sounds stupid but holding it you would think it

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This player has a good quality sound, but lacks playlists.

 

I was very impressed with the sound quality both for the FM radio and MP3 playback. FM reception was also very good. The controls are not the best, but are easy to get used to. It has a record function that can do voice recording or record from the...

FM radio, Clean MP3 playback, lightweight

slow data transfer, lacks playlist functions

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Iomega Mixx (1GB)

 

its alright

someone said you cant do playlists. in a way you can you create a new folder on your computer put your mp3s in there and then upload that onto your player. voila i know its more work than most people like doing but it works

small screen, delayed button reaction time, useless recorder, useless straps, uses a triple a battery id prefer at least a double a so i can easily recharge it oh and its not water proof which i know sounds stupid but holding it you would think it

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This player has a good quality sound, but lacks playlists.

 

I was very impressed with the sound quality both for the FM radio and MP3 playback. FM reception was also very good. The controls are not the best, but are easy to get used to. It has a record function that can do voice recording or record from the...

FM radio, Clean MP3 playback, lightweight

slow data transfer, lacks playlist functions

Consumer review by:

This player has a good quality sound, but lacks playlists.

 

I was very impressed with the sound quality both for the FM radio and MP3 playback. FM reception was also very good. The controls are not the best, but are easy to get used to. It has a record function that can do voice recording or record from the...

FM radio, Clean MP3 playback, lightweight

slow data transfer, lacks playlist functions

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Iomega Mixx (1GB)

 

I was very impressed with the sound quality both for the FM radio and MP3 playback. FM reception was also very good. The controls are not the best, but are easy to get used to. It has a record function that can do voice recording or record from the...

FM radio, Clean MP3 playback, lightweight

slow data transfer, lacks playlist functions

Consumer review by:

Simple, good sound, cheap power

 

I purchased one simply to be able to take a lot of music with me while traveling. I prefer flash storage for it's lack of moving parts and, after the discount coupon, this was the best price and from a known company (Iomega) whose products have...

Price, simplicity

small screen, limited eq

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Product Specifications

Ideally suited for the sports and fitness enthusiast, the Iomega Mixx 256MB MP3 Player provides up to 5 hours of digital music playback in a tiny and lightweight form that measures less than 3 inches and weighs less than 1 ounce. The sound in this shock-resistant player will not skip or stretch at all, even during heavy exercise or after repeated playbacks. The filename and MP3 track title are conveniently displayed on the LCD in the middle of the player for easy reference.
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