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Subject: Re: High kbps/Low kbps power consumption
From: stevem_at_gator.net
Date: 2003-06-05


Wish I could say the same. I tried the version 2.0 release build. No luck.
6/4/03 daily build didn't help, either. At 55%, when playing a 320 kbps
mp3, the music stops and the hard drive sputters. If I switch to a
much-lower-bitrate lecture, encoded at 32kpbs, there's no problem.

That's why I was wondering if it had to do with bitrate/power consumption.
Is it possible that the way my music was encoded is a problem? I'm no
expert on these matters.

Are you using the shipped batteries, or something else?

Thanks,

Steve

> At 10:08 AM 6/5/2003, stevem_at_gator.net wrote:
>>As a followup to my previous email, I've noticed that my Jukebox
>> recorder 20 has trouble with 320kbps-formatted MP3 music files when the
>> battery level gets down to around 55 percent or less. Is this a known
>> issue with the Jukebox? I didn't see much about it in the bug reporting
>> list.
>
> i have a JBR20 and as an incredibly unscientific test i just encoded a
> 320K mp3 (japan - gentlemen take polaroids - 7 minutes long) with LAME
> on my pc and copied it over. it played all the way through just fine.
> my batteries are at 44%.
>
> i'm using the 2.0 release build.
>
> -jsd-



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