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Old Dec 18, 2005, 12:36 PM   #1
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New to iPod - sorry for dumb question!

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I got tipped off that I'm getting a 30GB ipod for Christmas Sorry for the dumb question, but have I done the math correctly (Hey, I'm a musician!) ? It will hold app. 500 CDs at 128kbps? Holy Heck! Will this ever make teaching Music Appreciation easier! No more carrying around stacks of CDs (or my PowerBook) from home to office to classroom, etc. Anyway, thanks for any response.
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Old Dec 18, 2005, 12:40 PM   #2
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It's about 7,500 songs at 128 AAC so at 12 songs a CD, it's probably closer to 600. Nice, huh!
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Old Dec 18, 2005, 02:02 PM   #3
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<shocked a music teacher doesn't already have an iPod!!>

I too am hoping for a 5G this Christmas.....Let's get through this together!!
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Old Dec 18, 2005, 03:56 PM   #4
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its always good to see when people find out how much can be held by the sweet machine of music, good stuff.

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<shocked a music teacher doesn't already have an iPod!!>

I too am hoping for a 5G this Christmas.....Let's get through this together!!
Hey, neither of my parents, nor my aunt or uncle have iPods, and they do just fine teaching music.
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Old Dec 18, 2005, 04:15 PM   #6
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Hey, neither of my parents, nor my aunt or uncle have iPods, and they do just fine teaching music.
No doubt it can be done, iPods have not always existed; however, if one has to carry around a lot of cds etc. the ipod option should have been exercised a long time ago.
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Old Dec 18, 2005, 08:30 PM   #7
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It's about 7,500 songs at 128 AAC so at 12 songs a CD, it's probably closer to 600. Nice, huh!
Thanks, Applespider! Nice, indeed!
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<shocked a music teacher doesn't already have an iPod!!>

I too am hoping for a 5G this Christmas.....Let's get through this together!!
Wattage, we'll grit out teeth and do our bestm huh? :-)
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Wattage, we'll grit out teeth and do our bestm huh? :-)
My family is really worried about me, many many family councils to discuss how we will handle the 'bad' news if one doesn't arrive from Santa.

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