At A Glance

Low-cost model looks chic, but it lacks video capabilities and an FM tuner. Photos looked dark on small, 1.5-inch screen.

Manufacturer’s Description

The 4 GB ARCHOS 104 MP3 Player lets you store and watch up to 40,000 JPEG photos. You can even play MP3, WMA, WAV and protected WMA music files and watch the CD jacket cover while listening. Featuring 1.5" OLED color screen and intuitive menu with icons, this player lets you easily organize and browse through your music and enjoy them. You can easily autosync your player with Windows Media Player 10 and transfer up to 2000 songs from your PC. With the USB 2.0 high-speed interface (USB 1.1 compatible); you can download all your music files to your ARCHOS 104. Speak your style with ARCHOS 104 MP3 Player ? as you carry your music while on the go!

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.archos.com

The Specs

Display
Display type Color
Ports and Connections
USB Yes
Headphone Jack Yes
Line Out Yes
Microphone input Yes
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 Yes
PNG No
GIF No
Supported Audio Formats
MP3 Yes
WMA Yes
WAV Yes
Audible Yes
OGG Vorbis No
Apple Lossless No
AAC No
AIFF No
WMA Lossless Yes
ASF No
FLAC No
Included Software
Rhapsody No
Itunes No
Included Software
  • Musicmatch
  • Wal-Mart
  • MSN Music
  • eMusic
  • Windows Media Player 10
Napster Yes

Performance

Performance
Signal-to-Noise Ratio, Average (dB) 64.0
Crosstalk, Average (dB) -73.0
Total Harmonic Distortion and Noise, Average (%) 0.11
Maximum Usable Output Level, Average (dBV) -8.9
Frequency Response Deviation, Average (dB) 3.3