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Old 03-13-2005, 08:06 PM   #1
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anyone have one? im looking to get one for my long flights to hawaii my wife and i do every year. any recamendations(sp)? options to look for and places to by them cheap?
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I have 2 cheap little Audiovox'*, and they've never let me down. The older one sometimes doesn't have enough juice for a long movie, but will work for most. The newer one, Audiovox D1708 (7" LCD) works flawlessly, and you'd have no complaints about the screen size on an airplane. It also has outputs and comes with the cables to hook to your hotel tv.

I don't use either much any more, as I usually have my laptop.
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i plan on buying 2 batterys cuz ive been looking at the run times and their about 3 hours and the flight is about 8 hours i wanna labtop but they cost to much, so a 7 in is big enought?
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Plenty big. Especially sitting on the tray in front of you. Great sound with headphones, too. You could buy an airline charger kit, but that might be spendy. Or consider one that doesn't take rechargeables.
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DVD laptop...under $500
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But then you need the airline charger again. And if HP doesn't buy it for you they can be kinda spendy.

Mine is a one-does-all. 90W AC/Air/Auto kit in a cute little hp bag.
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do planes have powr sorces at the seats?
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Most. But I also have the expansion slot for an extra drive or batteries. With the extra battery, it doubles my time to 6-8 hours. Count on 6 that way with the DVD drive constantly running.
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so i should look for one that has an expantion port? i found an polaroid for 169 here is link

http://www.walmart.com/catalog/produ...72479%3A162710
will the battery the offer work as an extra? will i have to swap battery in the middle of the movie? does ur have a low battery warning?
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Looks like the right one. You'll use the primary battery for the first movie, and that for the second.

Using headphones will save some juice. It'* possible you'd get 3 movies out of the 2 batteries.

That player has all the same features as mine. MP3, CDR, JPG picture CD, etc. And the music mode lasts much longer, because you have the case closed and it'* not running the LCD screen.

That unit comes with both chargers, and all the cables, too. Looks like a great deal. The only thing I don't see is a remote. My Audiovox came with one.
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