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Subject: Re: Digital output cuts of a second
From: Elliott Marc Davis (emd27_at_cornell.edu)
Date: 2003-07-27


At 03:23 PM 7/27/2003 +0200, you wrote:
>Elliott Marc Davis wrote:
>>Hey all,
>>So I picked up a Recorder 20 (and of course, immediately installed
>>Rockbox 2.0) and hooked it up to my receiver through digital out. What I
>>noticed is that when I would browse to a song, it would cut off the first
>>second or so. However, if I'm playing through a playlist, and it goes
>>from one song into another, I will hear the first bit of the song.
>>Also, I can hear the first second or so when hooked up with headphones to
>>the headphones jack. Any insights as to why the digital out would be
>>clipping off the beginning and how I can stop it?
>
>Your reciever needs some time to synchronize with the digital audio
>signal, one second is maybe longer than other devices need.
>
>When going from songs to song the digital audio signal is never interrupted,
>so your receiver stays in sync and you hear all the music.
>When you start playing, digital out is turned on and your receiver
>syncs - so you lose the first second.
>
>Regards,
>
>Vladimir

Makes sense. In that case, is there any way to automatically force Rockbox
to play an MP3 (perhaps a couple of seconds of silence or a Rockbox theme
intro :) when jumping to a new MP3 when using digital out? Or can I throw
that onto the feature request queue? :)

Thanks!
-Elliott



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