Dear guys, i am a newbie here. For all this time i am using my PDA Toshiba 800 to listen to my MP3s. I am seriously thinking to go to divergence side, to have things separately due to battery issues on some convergence devices like PDA, mobile phones, etc. I am hanging around a bit in this forum and i get some knowledge but it starting to confuse me a bit. So, as tittle, which should i buy? A famous iPod, Sony HD5 or Toshiba Giga? Three of them are available in my country. What i look for : a. I am desperately need for quality. I am willing to transfer all my collection to atrac3 or whatever as long as it gives me a high quality sounds. The problem is : does it? Some of you said iPod is the winner, some of you prefer HD5; which is the one? b. To me, capacity of battery of an iPod is adequate, so i think i wont be so disturbed with battery capacity issues. c. I am a favor of surround sound featured device. My toshiba PDA has GS Player, a free Pocket PC MP3 program with surround sound feature and it sounds great. I have a Pioneer HI FI sound system with SRS at home and the output is great. I tried Samsung Yepp with SRS and i love it too, too bad it lacks of capacity. Any of those three DAP provide surround sound feature or at least anywhere near it? d. I like to hear new age music, such as Vangelis, Jean Michel Jarre, Enya, Enigma, Delerium, Schiller, etc; some techno-house such as DJ Sammy, Jam and Spoon (Tokyo Ghetto Pussy) etc; some eighties pop songs, etc. I rarely do the Rock Music; metal or anything too noisy. e. I dont travel a lot, except on vacation. So mostly i listen at home in my room. Yeah i know, i can use my Hi Fi, but i like privacy and using HI FI with headphones is a bit awkward. So any suggestions please? Thanks for reply.