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Subject: Re: Recording maximum filesize?
From: gerald clark (
Date: 2003-01-03

Linus Nielsen Feltzing wrote:
> Martin Borus wrote:
>> The files play OK. Starting them takes a while, I assume that
>> this time is used for the identification of ID3 tags.
> Yes, since there is no ID3V2 tag, it looks for an ID3V1 tag at the end
> of the file, and this takes a while since the file is that large.
>> I stopped the recording once per day to keep the file size of the
>> recordings below 2GB - just to be safe. For future recordings I'm
>> curious if this is necessary:
>> Is there a file size limit (2GB or 4GB) on the jukebox?
> Creating files larger than 2Gb is not recommended on FAT32 file systems.
> In general, 2Gb is the largest file you can create with FAT32.
>> If there ist it would be useful if the unit would start a new file before
>> the limit is reached. If this can be done without losing audio data I'd
>> love a user defined maximum recording filesize.
> That is a great idea.

Or a user defined maximum recoring segment time.
This could give you a new recording every hour, or 8 hours, or whatever.

>> With this you could keep the unit doing unattended recordings for
>> a week or more. This would be great for summer music festival
>> weekends: You drive to the event, stay there all weekend and while
>> you're there the jukebox sits at home and captures the whole event off
>> the radio.
> That would indeed be nice!
> /Linus

Gerald L. Clark

Aero TerraTrike #1

Member: Sky Soaring

Illinois, U.S.A.

Archos Recorder JBR20101 1.28 0x302 positive 0x200 positive 11.0592

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