At A Glance

This flash player offers plenty of storage space and features for a reasonable price, but it's not easy to use.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Sansa m260 MP3 Player add to SanDisk's growing line of products for the audio market. Created by the leaders in flash memory, this flash-based model provides high-quality digital music playback at an affordable price. As a replacement to our original Digital Audio Player line, this improved look also includes Sansa's excellent navigation: songs sorted by title, artist, album, genre as well as playlist support. The Sansa m260 MP3 Player are one of the first to provide Microsoft PlaysForSure Subscription support.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.sandisk.com

The Specs

Display
Display type Monochrome
Ports and Connections
USB Yes
Headphone Jack Yes
Line Out No
Microphone input No
USB Host Adapter No
Firewire No
Supported Video Formats
H.264 No
DivX4 No
DivX5 No
mpeg1 No
mpeg2 No
MPEG4
  • No
  • No
XviD No
wmv No
Motion JPEG No
Supported Image Formats
BMP No
JPG No
PNG No
GIF No
Supported Audio Formats
MP3 Yes
WMA Yes
WAV No
Audible Yes
OGG Vorbis No
Apple Lossless No
AAC No
AIFF No
WMA Lossless No
ASF No
FLAC No
Included Software
Rhapsody Yes
Itunes No
Included Software
  • Rhapsody software
Napster Yes

Performance

Performance
Signal-to-Noise Ratio, Average (dB) 81.0
Crosstalk, Average (dB) -48.0
Total Harmonic Distortion and Noise, Average (%) 0.07
Maximum Usable Output Level, Average (dBV) -5.9
Frequency Response Deviation, Average (dB) 3.5