By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Its successor, the X7 series, was slated to be released at some point in the summer of , [1] but was delayed until October Digital audio players Portable media players South Korean brands Consumer electronics brands. You can choose from a variety of bit rates, from 32Kbps to Kbps. I particularly like the BBE, which tightens up the sound a bit and makes it a little crisper.

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Unfortunately, the U3’s screen is too small vowon watch more than a minute or two of video comfortably, and the frame rate is too low for high-action scenes. Of course, if you don’t need all those extra features and just want a slick-looking, great-sounding player, I still recommend the iPod nano, which is slightly cheaper for the ccowon amount of storage.

Meanwhile, the iAudio U3 has room for 24 FM presets, but it doesn’t offer an autopreset option–another surprising omission.

When you want to go from, say, the playback screen to the selection screen, your natural instinct is to press the menu button–but that returns you to the main menu. As for viewing photos and watching videos, it’s cool at first but later feels a bit like punishment. Cowpn of FM radio can enjoy the U3’s capabilities in that area; it not only plays and records FM but also lets you record at scheduled times.

Don’t show this again. I’d certainly like to see a higher frame rate 24 fps would be good and the ability to load videos without conversion. The X5 uses much of the same hardware as the M3, and as such has much of the same features and capabilities. The only iaudil are earbud headphones, a stereo patch cable, a USB cable, and a keychain-wearable USB dongle for on-the-go file transfers a nice cowoh.


Best MP3 Players for Joystick can be tricky to push straight in. It could also record directly from sources or record using a built ciwon microphone.

We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. Cowon, in its pure geek way, manages to cram a lot of song information into that tiny space, but the result is squint-inducing text, even for users with sharp eyes.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. As for photos, you’re limited to JPEG files–again, hot stuff but you’ll cowom sucked into video soon, and you’ll be begging for a bigger screen.

The unit has exactly the same physical and technical specifications as the original iAUDIO 9, except for a slightly larger internal speaker and JetEffect v. The headphone jack is on the top end, which also has a 3.

Most reviewers also regarded it as having a higher build quality. The pan and zoom features are good, though you can’t zoom in very far. With the firmware version 1.

Cowon iAudio U3 review: Cowon iAudio U3 – CNET

The screen is too tiny for photos and ccowon. Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s It included an updated reverb algorithm, allowing the user to choose between nine different types of reverb timbresincluding ChamberRoomClubHallAuditoriumCathedralStadiumCanyon and Long. In our tests, we had problems with line-in recording on one unit, but a backup U3 recorded extremely well. He is also a working trumpet player in and around New York Coqon.


Cowon iAUDIO U3 Black ( 2 GB ) Digital Media Player

My favorite navigation feature is that you can customize the Menu and Rec buttons to do things like add a bookmark, add songs to the dynamic playlist, change playback mode, or go to various menus when you hold them down.

Like the U2 the U3 had a built-in lithium polymer cell for a playback time of up to 20 hours. The device used a swing-control. Not only do movies look small, they look jerky as well. Specifically, once you leave the attractive, colorful main menu which consists of six straightforward options and delve into your media collection, it’s not always obvious how to maneuver. The F2, with a design similar to a mobile phone, was the successor to the F1, and very similar to the U3 in features.

Its successor, the X7 series, was slated to be released at some point in the summer of[1] but was delayed until October The default settings enable many of the sound-enhancement settings, so you may want to turn them all off or to 0 and start from scratch to get the sound that matches your headphones and listening preferences. There’s also a hold switch, and a soft plastic flap covers the USB 2. We’ve changed, we promise.