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We explore the new kid on the block – the Australian designed media player – Life LXP1.

Move over Apple, there’s a new kid on the block – the LXP1 media player from Life!

You’re probably already familiar with the Life brand – they make some of the coolest bean bags in town and have designed a huge series of accessories for Gen Y gadget fans – everything from iPod gear to camera bags to laptop bags to high end briefcases and the country’s first environmentally friendly notebook bags.

But what you may not know is that the company also boasts a huge range of electronic devices including the wicked new Media Player – the LXP. Weighing in at just 120 grams, the LXP1 is incorporates a touch screen display and is a fully function portable WMA/MP3 Player, Video Player. You can also view your photos, listen to the radio via the built in FM Tuner, and record straight to the device thanks to the built in mic. It has a USB 2.0 output and comes with a protective case with a stylus and earbuds, so you can enjoy your music on the go. With up to 45 hours of playback (audio) or six hours of video playback – you can load the LXP1 up to keep you entertained on long journeys…

Check out the spec sheet:

Media Player Features

2.4′ Color TFT Touch Screen

WMA/MP3 Player.

Audio Books Reader

Video Player

Photo Viewer

Digital FM Tuner with 20 presets & auto scan

Synchronous Lyric Display with WMA/MP3 Music

Voice / FM Recorder

WMA DRM Support

USB Mass Storage Device

Integrated USB Connector; Mini 2.0 USB “Drag and Drop” file upload or Windows Media Player 10 synchronisation

Backlight Display

Superb Audio Quality

Sigmatel STMP3650 chipset

Built-in 1 / 2 / 4 / 8GB NAND flash memory

Windows Me/XP/Vista – Mac OSX (drag & drop)

User friendly interface and navigation

SD / MMC card slot (up to 2GB)

JPEG photo browser with slide show, manual view and thumbnails

Voice / FM radio recording and playback (around 8 hours at 8KHz sampling)

MPEG IV video playback (WMV/AVI format) plus video file converter software

WMA/MP3 digital music playback

Ogg Vorbis decoder / WAV decoder and encoder

Supports licensed file downloads which are DRM 10 protected

6 preset EQ / power saving / backlight / multi language settings

ID3 Tag 2.0: Album / Artist / Title

Displays audio format, play mode, current track number, battery status, volume level, equalizer, record status, lock, USB connection, elapsed time, total time, menu settings, lyric display etc.

Time and multi-year calendar

Screen / button lock

Firmware upgradeable

Dimensions:

78mm x 54mm x 15mm. 120gms.

Accessories (inc):

Protective case with stylus and lanyard • Earphones

USB data cable • Printed quick start guide

Full user guide and file converter on mini CD

Tech specs:

Frequency Response: 20Hz ~ 20KHz • Maximum Output ≤4.4 mW (each output @ 32 ohm)
Total Harmonic Distortion Output 0.01% ~ 0.05%

System Support:

• Supports Windows Me/2000/XP/Vista.

Note for Windows 2000 users: Windows Service Pack 3 must be installed
before installing Media Player drivers.

• Supports Mac OS X (version 10.2.6 or above)

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