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That is in the works, but 512+ Megs will be expensive. Since you don't give much information I would try....


Going to Walmart and get their 7" portable LCD DVD player for $220+tax.


For about $600 you might be able to get a video player equivlent (ARCHOS?), but I think it takes MPEG-4. http://www.archos.com


You could also look for Coby TFDVD-7700 7" Side-Loading Portable DVD Player.



Is there a particular reason why you are set on a pocket PC/palm system?

Flash memory will run you about $150 for one 512 Meg flash card.




Plus you might have to get the super fast time to handle a peak VBR of 9 Mbits.

Most flash devices are much slower than than. On the order of 2 Mbits.


Can you be alot more specific?


A portable DVD player would be slightly cheaper even with the cost of a DVD burner and media costs.


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Are there any Windows CE or Palm style devices that can play raw Replay Mpeg's off of a 512 MB+ compact flash chip?
No, I don't think the pocketPC could deal with that.


You can, however, move a flood of shows off your replay and batch convert them. A half hour show can be crunched down to 50-70ish megs.


I've used Dr. Divx to make batch conversions. It's a slight pain in the butt because you have to load up each file you want converted. Be sure to get familiar with Dr. Divx Profile Editor. It's a seperate program in the same folder that lets you make a preset configuration to convert rtv shows to pocketpc(or any other settings you desire). You can load a raw replayTV file directly into Dr. Divx without using rtvtools.


I got a ipaq 1935 for $150 after coupon code and rebate and then went out and got a 512 meg chip for $145 after $10 coupon code. Works great.


It's a great excuse clear up some space on your replayTV too because at 60 megs per a half hour show, the file size doesn't impose on the capacity of a desktop hard drive.


Media encoder is also an option. I have not messed with their script method of doing batches. I'm not in a hurry to study it. Eventually I might find out it's a better option, but for now Dr. Divx looks the best from the standpoint of my experience.



Edit: oh. btw, when I got my pocketpc and started playing with putting replayTV shows on it I logged my experiences because I knew people would be comming around.

It's a starting point..
http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showt...light=pocketpc


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I frequently watch my ReplayTV shows on my Archos AV-320.


It's not a cheap device, however (~ $600) . And, as RalphWonderLama points out, the shows have to be transcoded to MPEG-4.


But it works for me...
 
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