Archos has announced its Jukebox 6000 combined MP3 player and USB external hard drive.

It measures 115-x-82-x-35mm, yet contains 6GB storage - enough capacity to hold 100 hours of high-quality MP3 files. It features rechargeable batteries, which will run for eight hours between charges, and weighs 290g.

The device is compatible with Macs and CDs, it connects via USB so MP3 and other data files can be downloaded to the Mac.

The Jukebox 6000 can be connected to a hi-fi, and ships with a set of headphones. The product has a metallic silver body, with a visual display and "simple" controls. The Jukebox 6000 costs £249.