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Flash Retromodding - SSD Installation?

Flash Retromodding - SSD Installation?

Much like the Ipod Classic conversions that are gaining traction, has anyone performed an SSD Conversion with the Zen Vision M’s?


"I converted mine several years ago.

I used a converter cable and CF card.

I gained about 2 gb of extra room, it ran faster and the battery lasted a lot longer.

I have since moved on to an ipod classic, the Zen Vision M was a much better product.

Creative gave up on the mp3 player game though, everyone (but me) has a smartphone that can stream nowadays.

I can’t make myself pay a monthly subscription to a music service.

Why rent when you can own.

I have two of these players and the Cambridge soundworks dock if you are interested in buying."

As of right now I used a iFlash and a 128gb Micro SD card, Creative’s Last Firmware (1.62.02), and a Old Laptop Running XP (seriously, easiest way to flash the firmware). Follow instruction about SD Formatting for use on the iFlash HD replacement (totally a cool product for Ziff HD replacements). Then install in the Creative Zen Vision (got to be firm with the Ziff connection into the iFlash), using the old XP Laptop then flash the firmware (I had to do it twice, failed the first time). So far other then the battery is old and worn down, its working great. Probably going to pick up another to give as a gift or sell. I enjoy rebuilding older tech that still works.

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