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Subject: Re: Audible distortion/clipping
From: Joaquim Carvalho (
Date: 2003-01-18

Linus Nielsen Feltzing wrote:

> Joaquim Carvalho wrote:
>> I can clearly hear some distortion/clipping when using rockbox,
>> even if when the sound volume setting on the phones is low.
>> Maybe the max volume setting in rockbox is too high?
> I don't want to sound rude, but why do you set it that loud then?
> There are so many different earphones out there, and all of them are
> different in that aspect.
> Yes, maybe Rockbox has a "too loud" maximum setting, but why is that a
> problem?
> /Linus

I mean electrical or digital clipping, not earphone distortion (which is
also there but only when playing loud)
It also happens with an external (analog) amplifier set to a low volume

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