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Subject: Re: Re: sound settings when as aux....
From: John ten Velde (tenvelde_at_xtra.co.nz)
Date: 2004-02-15


I don't know that I agree with this - not all equipment uses 0dB as its maximum level, professional audio uses much higher levels.

John
>
> From: "[IDC]Dragon" <idc-dragon_at_gmx.de>
> Date: 2004/02/14 Sat PM 11:29:15 GMT+13:00
> To: Rockbox development <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
> Subject: Re: sound settings when as aux....
>
> > When using your Archos as aux for an amplified unit,
> > how do you have the sound settings set?? I've tried
> > the flat/plain concept and it sounds OK... just
> > wondering what you have so I don't waste much time
> > testing it ;-)
> >
> > How about volume? Do you set it accordingly? Or just
> > leave it at a certain level - say 75%?
>
> Sound settings flat is a good idea.
> Volume should be 93%, this is 0 dB.
> Everything above causes clipping distortion, unless the source material is
> very weakly recorded. Commercial material usually uses the full range, so
> volume settings above 93 are not very useful. I would even vote for making 93 our
> new 100%, to avoid such distortion.
>
> Jörg
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