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Subject: Re: Broken LCD :(
From: Rocker (rocker_at_shaw.ca)
Date: 2004-03-20


Nice idea. I have gone and adjusted all the LCd settings that reduce the
battery strain. For example: Inverse screen. The white text with black
background uses lest power to display. hide scroll bars and hide icons
etc...rocker

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bio Hazard" <BioHazard_at_bak.rr.com>
To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Saturday, March 20, 2004 3:15 PM
Subject: Re: Broken LCD :(

shouldnt there be a "blind" option somewhere that will turn off the LCD? im
sure it would save battery power for blind users right?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Rocker" <rocker_at_shaw.ca>
To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Saturday, March 20, 2004 8:41 AM
Subject: Re: Broken LCD :(

> Score another one for the voice UI! Broken LCD? No problem eh?
>
> Cheers!
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Touillaud Nicolas" <Nicolas.Touillaud_at_fr.thalesgroup.com>
> To: <ryan+list_at_presslab.us>; "Rockbox development" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
> Sent: Friday, March 19, 2004 9:18 AM
> Subject: RE: Broken LCD :(
>
>
> Hi !
> Is your recorder is 2 month old and out of warranty ?
> The Talkbox is a good start, but not fully fonctionnal at this time. If it
> works for blind people, it will work for dead LCD.
> If I understood correctly, you can manage to use the talking version to
> navigate through the menus, the values are not talked yet but you can play
> with the contrast once you reach the correct entry for sure.
>
> Good luck !
> Nicolas
>
> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : Ryan Press [mailto:ryan+list_at_presslab.us]
> Envoyé : vendredi 19 mars 2004 17:03
> À : rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se
> Objet : Broken LCD :(
>
> Well my two-month-old recorder 2.0 from Amazon died the other day. More
> specifically the unit powers up but the LCD does not show anything.
> Sometimes I can get it to display vertical bars for a moment. It still
> plays whatever was in my playlist just fine.
>
> One thing I tried was to change the contrast as in the FAQ. I have a
pretty
> new version from the CVS and I'm not sure if the FAQ button sequence
applies
> to the later versions. Can someone confirm this?
>
> So I've decided to keep it as it still makes a nifty USB 2 hard drive. I
> was wondering if anyone on the list might have a recorder with a good LCD
> but a broken something-else that I could buy. Also I've read in the
> archives something about TalkBox - will this really be feasible to use
with
> a dead LCD?
>
> I've seen in the archives also some talk of a replacement LCD supplier in
> the UK. Not positive if it would fix the problem, and it seemed a little
> pricey. I'm in the US so shipping and payment would be a hassle.
>
> Ryan
>
>
>
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