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Olympus m:robe MR-500i & MR-100 Motion Music Player

Olympus m:robe MR-100

Packs power in miniature package
Olympus also introduced the Olympus m:robe MR-100 Motion Music Player today, a
smaller dedicated music player that delivers 5 gigabytes of storage for over
1,200 songs. At a petite size of just 52 (W) x 90 (H) x 14.9 (D) mm, and
weighing a mere 100 g, the MR-100 is more compact and lightweight than the
m:robe MR-500i.

Its minimalist all-black face similarly incorporates a “No-Button”
touch-panel interface that shows a monochrome 160 x 128 dot-matrix display with
striking red LED. Like the MR-500i, the MR-100 has great ease-of-use that allows
users to control the listening experience completely with adjustable EQ, simple
search functions and customizable playlists.

The bundled USB 2.0 cradle and charger enable users to download music rapidly to
the MR-100 and listen to it for up to 12 hours on a single charge. In addition,
the m:trip music management software allows users to keep track of their music
collection efficiently, while the Audio-Video cable makes it is possible to
output WMA and MP3 music to TV or stereo speakers.

Specifications – m:robe MR-500i
• Music and picture remix function
• 20GB hard disk drive motion music player. Stores up to 5,000 songs (at
128kpbs/title in WMA format), or e.g. 20,000 images (At 1MB file size each)
• Touch pad control screen, 9.4cm colour LCD with high resolution (640 x 480
• WMA and MP3 music player
• Music album function
• Up to 8 hours battery life
• Integrated 1.22 million pixel camera (lens equivalent to 35mm on 35mm camera)

• Calendar function
• Shipped with m:trip software, earphones and remote control
• USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
• PictBridge compatible

Specifications – m:robe MR-100
• 5GB hard disk audio player with touch pad control
• WMA and MP3 file formats (approx. 1,200 songs at 128kbps/title in WMA format)
• Comes with earphones, soft case, m:trip software, docking cradle and remote
• USB 2.0 Hi-Speed

Limited quantities of the Olympus m:robe MR-500i and Olympus m:robe MR-100 will
be available for the first time in Singapore at the IT Show 2005 from 10 to 13
March 2005. They will subsequently be available island-wide from April 2005

The recommended retail price of the Olympus m:robe MR-500i is S$ 828 (inclusive
of GST). The package also contains: USB Cradle, USB Cable, Headphones, AC
Adapter, Carrying Pouch, Wired Remote Control with 2-line LCD, A/V Cable, m:trip
Photo/Music Management Software.

The Olympus m:robe MR-100 will be available at a recommended retail price of
S$ 399 (inclusive of GST). The package also contains: USB Cradle, USB Cable, AC
Adapter, Headphones, m:trip Photo/Music Management Software.

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