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Subject: Re: iRiver audio hardware

Re: iRiver audio hardware

From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing <>
Date: 2005-01-04

Dave Chapman wrote:
> Hi,
> Have I understood that right? i.e. up to 24-bit/96KHz for output, and
> 20-bit/48KHz for input.
> Is there anything else in the iRiver that limits the full capabilities
> of the UDA1380TT ?

Unfortunately yes. The internal audio bus in the ColdFire CPU is only 20
bits. The 4 low bits are always 0 on the S/PDIF output.

> Also, I'm sure this is an FAQ, but I haven't found the answer - is it
> technically possible to record from the FM radio on the iRiver H140? I
> understand the iRiver firmware doesn't allow it.

I haven't confirmed on the PCB, but I believe the FM radio can be
recorded. Rumours say that the function is disabled because the hard
drive disturbs the FM reception.

Received on Tue Jan 4 09:15:17 2005

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