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Subject: RE: Archos firmware sound vs Rockbox
From: Chris Holt (
Date: 2003-05-17

On Fri, 16 May 2003 14:09:18 -0400, Binder, David wrote:
>I don't know about any else, but did anyone notice that the volume he
>used to test this was 88? 88????? I have an AJB6000 and if I have the
>volume over 70, it'll fry my ears!! Maybe that has something to do with
>rockbox handling distortion (there gotta be distortion at 88 big time)
>vs how archos handles distortion?
>Just a (LOOOOUUUD) thought ;-)

I would submit that you have not heard the music at 88 through his
headphones. I listen quite comfortably at that level through some of
mine, and it is quite loud with others.

Distortion should not begin until 90 (unless that has been changed)


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