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Nike-Philips psa[64 Digital Audio Player
By Robin Ang
Category : Sound
Published by Jimmy Tang on Thursday, 21st November, 2002
Rating : 4 out of 5 stars  


A Vision Shared

If you have read our piece on the psa (Portable Sports Audio) series of Nike-Philips MP3-CD players, then you would be very familiar with how their alliance, have resulted in the co-development and marketing of a new line of digital audio players that stress on usability and stability.

Besides the psa MP3-CD players, Nike-Philips are judicious enough to include a range of portable MP3/WMA players that weighs less and occupies less space - thanks to the use of clever design and energy efficient solid-state memory.

Adopting the same design philosophy as the psa line of products, you get the same urethane rubber, steel casing plus a few other surprises.

Read on to find out what they are. See the specifications below before going further into the review.

Specifications for the Nike-Philips psa[64 Digital Audio Player
Amplifier / System
  • Output Power: 2 x 5 mW
  • eq sound processing
  • Digital Volume Control
  • S/N ratio (A weighted): >80 dB
  • Frequency response: 20 Hz - 20kHz
Display
  • 3-color LED indicator (keypress, pause, power on/off and keylock)
Connections
  • Headphone/ line out: stereo, 3.5 mm
  • I/O interface: 5-pin USB Plug
Power Supply
  • Battery : 1 x 1.5 V, type AAA / LR03
  • Battery Playing Time : 10 hours [alkaline battery]
  • Automatic power switch-off
Memory Capacity
  • Built-In : 64MB
Supported Format
  • MP3 : 8 kbps-320kbps
  • Windows Media Audio : 5 kbps-160kbps
Firmware
  • User Upgradable**
SDMI Compliance
  • Hardware Ready** (** future audio codec support, firmware upgrades and SDMI compliance will be available at www.nike-philips.com)

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