iRiver/Toshiba Drive Question

By CarolinaGirl ยท 4 replies
Apr 5, 2008
  1. Hi folks:
    This is my first post here, so please be gentle.

    I have an iRiver H-140 MP3 player. It has a Toshiba MK4004GAH 40GB hard drive, and it's full. Tos has come out with a 120GB drive that has the same case size: MK1214GAH. Okay, so it will FIT in my player but my question is:

    Will it WORK? I looked all over the Tos site and I get the specs on a n MK4006GAH, but no MK4004GAH and there is no way to ask them a simple question. BAD.

    So if any of you have experience upgrading MP3 players with internal 1.8" drives, PLEASE HELP ME.

  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Can't you back up the iRiver H-140 MP3 player, and clear of it's hard drive? The 2 drives are both 40GB. They are interchangeable
  3. CarolinaGirl

    CarolinaGirl TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I Would But...

    I've RockBox'ed my player and I use it to play lossless tunes. It does, after all have a optical in/out and can store data files as well. So between FLAC (lossless) tunes and some gfx/data files (most of the space is taken with FLAC). By the way, if you haven't tried RockBox, you are really missing something good. Heck, I might even buy an iPod if it had a little better sound output (it would be like putting white wall tires on a dump truck).
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    I've used an iPod and the sound was great... so are you going to get the 120GB?
  5. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,002   +15

    you should be able to remove the drive and clone it with proportional allocation. I don't see this being difficult, just time consuming.
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