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Creative Zen Micro 5 GB MP3 Player

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Creative Zen Micro 5 GB MP3 Player

Looking for a portable MP3 player with plenty of features? The Creative Zen Micro 5 GB MP3 Player is a reasonably priced player with ample storage space and extra functions that allow it to store addresses and a to-do list, as well as having a built-in calendar and alarm clock. If that's not enough, there is also an FM radio with recording functions.

The Creative Zen Micro 5 GB MP3 Player is housed in an attractive compact case which weighs just 3.8 ounces with the battery installed. The player is to inches wide and 3.3 inches high so it fits comfortably in your palm and can be carried in your pocket or in your purse. The 5GB hard drive can store 166 hours of music in 64 kbps MP3 format, or 83 hours at 128 kbps.

The LCD display gives you plenty of information about your music collection pack. The Creative Zen Micro 5 GB MP3 Player supports ID3 tags and can show you the name of the song, the artist, the album, the year and the genre. You can customize the main menu to have the features that you want close at hand.

The Creative Zen Micro 5 GB MP3 Player is powered with a rechargeable lithium-ion battery. Unlike other MP3 players, the battery can be removed, so if you are running out of power, simply pop in a fresh battery for continuous music enjoyment. The battery can give up to 12 hours of continuous music playback.

The built-in FM radio on the Creative Zen Micro 5 GB MP3 Player is a well appreciated touch. You probably will never tire of the music on your 5GB hard drive, but it's nice to have the radio on hand to keep up with the latest news and traffic reports. You can even record the FM radio so that you can listen to it at a later time.

The controls on the Creative Zen Micro 5 GB MP3 Player are well thought out and easy to use. The top half the control panel is used for music playback while the bottom half is used for navigating through play lists and directories. It's easy to find exactly what you are looking for.

An added feature of the Creative Zen Micro 5 GB MP3 Player is the ability to use part of the 5GB hard drive as data storage for your computer. When connected to the computer through the USB 2.0 interface, the MP3 player is seen as a removable storage device and can be used to store any kind of data. USB transfers are fairly fast, but it still takes about 12 minutes to transfer 3GB of data.

Using the same USB interface, you can transfer music files in MP3, WAV, and WMA formats. The music sounds great thanks to the 98 dB signal-to-noise ratio and the high fidelity your phones that are included with the Creative Zen Micro 5 GB MP3 Player. For customizing the sound of your music there is an equalizer with eight presets which allows you to tailor the music to your taste.

The many features of the Creative Zen Micro 5 GB MP3 Player makes it a good choice for anyone looking for a portable MP3 player.


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