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Subject: Re: Broken LCD :(
From: Rocker (rocker_at_shaw.ca)
Date: 2004-03-21


Don't know foreshore but I would suggest that most of the power goes to back
light the screen and inverse mode has it as black...rocker

----- Original Message -----
From: "Lucas" <facted_at_hotmail.com>
To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Saturday, March 20, 2004 3:48 PM
Subject: Re: Broken LCD :(

Are you sure that inverse screen uses less power? That really makes no sense
to me, though I'm not saying you're wrong. I'm just wondering. Instead of
having to display color on part of the screen, you have to display color on
all the screen and ignore a few pixels. What's the standard, black or
white(green)?

"Rocker" <rocker_at_shaw.ca> wrote in message
news:01a201c40ecb$38ed4400$6a2e4218_at_k6kzw66eczyxgw...
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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