I just got a Samsung P2 8GB MP3 player. It's very nifty and I may write more about it, but the first thing I realized I needed was a case. I have a 4G 1st-gen iPod Nano, and I got one of those silicone "nanotubes" for it, and it's done exactly what I always needed, which is to make it a lot more "grippable" while also giving it some resistance to bumps and hard surfaces.
Apparently some of the first P2's came with a hard "crystal case," but mine from Amazon did not. I did some googling and have found the following cases:
Noreve - Tradition leather case
Digital Life Outfitters - Action Jacket
In addition, Gizmodo has pictures of various peripherals for the P2, including the crystal case and some nifty BT speakers, but I don't see any of these coming up on the Samsung website yet. I've also emailed DLO to see if they are going to make a silicone case for the P2, so I hope they say 'yes'.
I've also found a nifty forum that seems to have more information than anywhere else about the P2.
Badak, a Korean freeware transcoder that, with the proper preset, supports the P2.
Change the player region and switch from the MTP to UMS interface. MTP is Media Transfer Protocol, which means that the player is treated as a special device which you can't play from directly and will warn you about copying the wrong formats of files. UMS treats the device like a standard flash drive.
While DLO isn't planning on making a fitted silicone case for the player, it looks like the generic case makers have hit ebay with their own. I plan to pick one up once I get back from Taiwan.
Protip: Don't forget the charging cable at home when you take your shiny new MP3 player to entertain you on the long flights to/from Taiwan.
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