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Subject: Re:Backlight on recorder dimming?
From: Chris Muth (muthchris_at_mchsi.com)
Can I assume that I have the only jukebox that will dim the backlight?
Original message from: Chris Muth
>I did a little more research on the dimming.
>When in the dir browser, I am on an mp3, I press right, and am taken to the WPS,
>moments later the BL will dim. I can press off, repeat the steps, and the
>dimming is repeatable. If I press off and then use the >|| button to start the playing,
>the BL will just go off.
>When in the WPS, I adjust the volume, and sometimes the Bl will dim and other times it will
>just go off.
>None of that is totally repeatable. Within a session of specific key presses it is, but after that
>it is not predictable. :-(
>I just noticed something about the dimming. The BL was in the process of dimming and the
>HDD spun up and accessed. While the HDD spun up and accessed the dimming stopped.
>It just stayed at the brightness while the HDD accessed. When the HDD was done, the BL
> Chris Muth
>Original message from: Chris Muth
>> I have a relatively new Archos Jukebox Recorder 15GB.
>>I have noticed that sometimes that backlight will just go off, and other times
>>it won't just go off, it will momentarily get brighter with a hint of yellow and then
>>slowly get dimmer and dimmer until the backlight is completely off.
>>I have noticed this with the original archos firmware 1.28/1.27d, rockbox release 1.4, and
>>rockbox daily build 021220. I am currently running daily build 021220.
>>I have not done enough testing to see how to induce the different behavior.
>>I did a google search to see if I could find anything, I found nothing.
>>I did a search of the rockbox site to see if I could find anything. I found a great deal of
>>hits talking about the backlight, but none of them mentioned the backlight dimming.
>>I think the dimming is pretty cool, I just can't figure out why if appears to get yellow and
>>I can't quite figure out what determines whether it dims or just goes off.
>>Does anyone else's AJBR do this? Does anyone have any ideas?
>> Chris Muth
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