Review

In a world filled with media players, Archos MP3/MP4 players stand out with a sleek design, quality construction and outstanding features. Weighing less than a pound, the Archos 14 Vison is a smooth, highly polished gem-like player with a 1.44 inch TFT screen and practical buttons slightly hidden on the sides.

Store thousands of photos along with hundreds of hours of music and video on its spacious 4GB drive. A built-in FM tuner lets you listen to your favorite station on the go. With the built-in microphone, the Archos 14 Vison allows you to record lecture or personal notes.

newegg Audio Playback The Archos 14 Vison supports all the popular music formats – MP3, WMA, WAV and lossless FLAC, APE file. You can easily locate your music by title, artist or album name. You can also create your favorite list. Adding music to your device is simple, just connect it to your computer, copy/paste your favorite songs to the “Music” folder of your Archos, and you are done.
newegg Video playback The Archos 14 Vison also functions as a photo frame that stores and shows JPEG & BMP formatted pictures on its display. You can either view photos one at a time or play a slide show. You would love to take this tiny little photo gallery with you wherever you go.
newegg Photo Gallery The Archos 14 Vison also functions as a photo frame that stores and shows JPEG & BMP formatted pictures on its display. You can either view photos one at a time or play a slide show. You would love to take this tiny little photo gallery with you wherever you go.
newegg Built-in FM Radio With the built-in FM radio, you can catch up on the latest sports results, listen to your favorite talk show or navigate your way out of traffic jams. You can customize your preferred radio stations by setting FM presets.
newegg Voice Recording With the built-in microphone, you can sing songs, dictate notes and record them onto the Archos 14 Vison for reminiscence at any time.

With the ARCHOS 14 vision, you’ll have a mini-sized MP3/MP4 player that you can always carry around with you. It’s especially useful when biking or jogging. It could fit in that little front pocket of your jeans, hung as a necklace, or attached to your keychain. It has the look of a fine gemstone (a little square of 1.8″ and 4/10 of an inch thick). The handsome front shows only the 1.44 inch TFT screen with the practical buttons slightly hidden on the sides. Placed just right, it’s easy to adjust the volume or lock the player while listening to music.
The ARCHOS 14 vision weighs less than an ounce but can carry your entire music library. It has a capacity of 4GB* (the equivalent of 2,000 songs1) to store and play all the popular music formats; MP3, WMA (none protected), WAV, FLAC and APE file formats. You can choose your music by title, artist or album. You can also create your own favorites list to play at any time. When you want to add music to your ARCHOS 14 vision, there’s nothing simpler. Just connect it to a computer (PC, Mac or Linux) and copy/paste your favorite songs to the “Music” folder of your ARCHOS.
If your music library isn’t enough for you, then switch your ARCHOS 14 vision to its FM radio. You can set FM presets to access your preferred FM stations more rapidly.
If you’re a fan of music videos or those hilarious videos sent to you by email, then put them on the ARCHOS and share them with your friends regardless of where you are. The ARCHOS 14 vision comes with a little conversion program that will allow you to convert those videos to the size of its small screen. Store a few of them or a couple dozen on your ARCHOS 14 vision, your friends and family can enjoy them too.

Tech Specs

Internal Storage

Available in 4 GB1

Screen 1.44” color TFT screen Music Playback3

MP3, WAV, FLAC & APE Photo Playback4

JPEG & BMP Video Playback

AVI (conversion needed – software included in the internal memory)


FM Radio

87.5 – 108 MHz / 76 – 90 MHz Recorder Recording the voice from the microphone (WAV format) Extras Reading lyrics files (.LRC) Others Adjustable sound equalizer, multi-language Interface Battery5 Up to 11 hours of music & 2.5 hours of video Dimensions & Weight Dimensions: 1.79“ x 1.79“ x 0.41“ – 45.4mm × 45.4mm × 10.5mm

Weight: 0.88 oz – 25 grams Compatibility Windows, Mac and Linux in mass storage mode Interface PC USB 2.0 High Speed

Package includes ARCHOS 14 vision Player, USB Cable Mini B/A (for charging and file transfer), earphones, user guide

1 1GB= 1 billion bytes; actual formatted capacity is less.
2 On average; photos based on JPEG.
3 Certain bitrates, resolutions, and/or file variations may not be compatible.
4 Certain resolutions and file sizes may not be compatible.

5 Rechargeable batteries have a limited number of charge cycles and may eventually need to be replaced. Battery life and number of charge cycles vary by use and settings.