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Subject: RE: Long Recordings
From: Chris Holt (amiga2k_at_cox.net)
Date: 2003-05-20


On Mon, 19 May 2003 13:42:35 +0100, Meirion Williams [e-knowledge] wrote:
>I too use my Juke/Rockbox solely for recording live gigs, of about 6 - 9
>hours at a time. Dealing with the 600mb+ file at the end of the night is
>a pain to say the least.
>
>If there was a way of getting the Rockbox to record in say 1 hour chunks
>or something like that I think it would be fantastic.
>
>A timer-record facility would be the absolute icing on the cake...
>bootleggers delight!

A strict timer record feature might impose significant gaps in between
the files, as I imagine it would take some time for the buffers to get
written out so the next recording could start.

Does anyone have an idea of the minimum amount of time it would take to
close out one recording and start another? I'm just curious if it would
be some sort of acceptable amount of time or if we would risk having many
seconds of gaps at each "track change".

Chris



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