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Subject: Re: iRiver time & Date

Re: iRiver time & Date

From: nobby nobbs <>
Date: 2005-11-21

If its the same chip as the h-1xx then it doesnt and cant have any RDS

On Sun, 20 Nov 2005 22:52:07 -0000, Stephan Seitz <>

> On Sun, Nov 20, 2005 at 12:02:26PM -0800, ian douglas wrote:
>> some clock problem, and I've noticed that my clock has drifted over half
>> an hour since buying it this summer.
> Yes, this is a useless feature (at least with this implemention) because
> you can't trust the clock. If iRiver had used the radio device and got
> the time from senders with RDS, it would be better (if this is possible).
>> Hey, maybe a feature request: when you plug in an iRiver unit via USB,
>> contact an atomic clock via NTP and set the unit's date/time.
> This won't work. NTP stand for *Network* Time Protocol, and there is no
> network between your iRiver (mass storage device) and your PC.
> There are programs like adjtimex which can correct systematic drifts.
> But I don't know if the always changing battery charge will result in a
> systematic drift.
> I must say, that I think this is not an important feature. Support for
> other filesystems like ext2 would be much better.
> Shade and sweet water!
> Stephan

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