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Subject: Re: Recording speeds...
From: Rob Ward (wards_at_paradise.net.nz)
Date: 2002-07-04


Thanks Linus. I don't quite understand ... if it uses VBR, and you can
choose the quality, then what does the sampling rate settings do? Do
they over-ride the VBR, or are they a minimum the VBR uses?

Rob

Linus G Larsson wrote:

>Rob,
>
>The Recorder doesn't use fixed bitrates - it records as VBR, so you
>don't get to tell it which bitrate to use, but rather which quality.
>When I chose quality 0 (low) and recorded speech, it ended up as
>88kbit/s.
>Joint-stereo recording seems to be the only one available.
>You can choose sampling rate as well, between 16-44.1 kHz.
>
>Note: This is all using the Archos firmware - I don't know if the
>chipset supports other settings.
>
>On Thu, 2002-07-04 at 05:17, Rob Ward wrote:
>
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>>Hi. Just wondering what the MINIMUM recording speed for the AJBR is. For
>>recording university lectures and church sermons, a speed of about
>>32ksps mono is probably ideal. (Is it possible to do stereo recording?)
>>
>>Also, I note the Nomad 3 unit at ...
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>>http://www.nomadworld.com/products/jukebox3/specs.asp
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>>... which has firewire and USB ports, infrared remote controls, plus
>>some other nice features. Looks much larger than the archos unit, but
>>will not work under either of my OS's ... NT4 or Linux. Anybody have any
>>thoughts on it in comparison to the Archos units?
>>
>>Rob
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