Either way, battery life isn’t very good. Reviewing them is all about finding out if they have anything to offer whatsoever. Other notable features include AB repeat, bookmarks, ratings, and adjustable scan speeds. The voice recorder is OK, but it’s rather weak and won’t pick up much of what’s being said even nearby. Plugging the T7 into a USB port brings up three options:

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iRiver T7 Volcano 4GB Digital Audio Player (Black) 1TBLK B&H

Home Entertainment by Ty Pendlebury Oct 28, Don’t expect there to be much accessories for it, maybe a few cases and such but nothing extraordinary. Battery Life Details Usage Mode. We list the reasons they’re on thin ice — and suggest how they can be saved.

Recorded files are stored in the FM radio section of the player and accessible when listening to the radio by pressing the Mode button on the left side of the display. It is by far the buggiest player I have ever seen and also the slowest.

Audio Output Product Type. The world moved on, but we still remember our first MP3 players From iPods to SanDisk Sansas, we reminisce about our first MP3 players — and all the music we packed in our pockets.

iRiver T7 Volcano – digital player

The big problem about the interface of this player however is the bugs. A folder structure already exists on the player, so MSC users can just drag-and-drop audio files into the Music folder. Flash Memory Installed Size.


Useful, for more reasons than you can imagine at this point in the review.

You can press the menu button after you’ve gotten to the irived playing screen which will prompt a small irier with ratings, bookmarks and music browsing, but for some reason that only works if the music is paused the menu doesn’t open otherwise. First of all, forget about operating this thing without looking at what you’re doing. A sweet deal on Lightning earphones, a sweet deal on a car charger and a free game!

Review: iriver T7 (Volcano/Stix)

System Requirements OS Required. Compared to that other players can be mostly described as “decent” or “good”. Even if you were to ignore the fact that it has more bugs than any other player I’ve seen something that might after all be fixed in firmware updatesit’s still so ridiculously slow that you can take a nap between the time you press a button and the thing actually responds.

So not only do they offer tactile feedback, but they provide audible feedback in the form of a quiet click as well.

Review: iriver T7 (Volcano/Stix) – Pocketables

I really don’t have too many nice things to say about the iriver T7. If you pause a long track and then press play, it can take up to 10 seconds before it actually starts playing. The latter two are just another example of clever naming of features that sound very professional irived in reality sound like crap. Other notable features include AB repeat, bookmarks, ratings, and adjustable scan speeds.


In this aspect i did found out something rather peculiar: Headphones Sound Output Mode. In spite of its lackluster design and display, the T7 puts on an acceptable performance in terms of sound quality.

Sony’s Android-powered high-res audio player sounds great, but it’ll cost ya Sony’s Android-powered high-res audio player sounds great, but it’ll cost ya by Ty Pendlebury. Mobile by Lynn La Aug 29, Ifiver player feels extremely plasticy, more so than any player I’ve seen.

Size As mentioned above, the T7 is bigger in person than it appears in photos. Switching languages only works for a few of the languages on the list, as the rest will show it switched but remain English and the English in the menus are a bit peculiar at times too. You can pause while recording and also set low, medium or high recording quality.

Given the affordable price point and low-end target user, however, most consumers will likely feel that they got what they paid for.

But if you’re still in the market for a dedicated music player, there are still some worthy options out there. And here it is with some other DAPs: