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Subject: Re: Iriver: Limiting first buffering action after a manual track change...

Re: Iriver: Limiting first buffering action after a manual track change...

From: Miika Pekkarinen <miipekk_at_ihme.org>
Date: 2005-06-10

Great idea, done.

-- 
Miika Pekkarinen <miipekk@ihme.org>
On Fri, 10 Jun 2005, Martin Borus wrote:
> Here's another Iriver comment:
>
> When I select a non-buffered track manually my Iriver H140 usually
> buffers data for 20 or more seconds. So when I'm usure what to listen
> to and change tracks a lot, there's HD access all of the time, much of
> it unneccassy.
>
> How about starting the buffer with a minute worth of music and then
> fill it fully
> on the next buffering, if I leave the unit running untouched?
>
> IMO this could save energy. As an added bonus it could also insure the
> unit against dropping:
> After deciding on what to hear I usually put the Iriver back into my
> pocket. During this time the risk of accidentally dropping the unit is
> highest - and I'd prefer the HD not to spin if this happens...
>
> What do you think?
>
> Martin
>
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