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Subject: Re: rockbox Digest, Vol 9, Issue 34

Re: rockbox Digest, Vol 9, Issue 34

From: alexander gibbons <alex_at_gibbons81.fsnet.co.uk>
Date: 2006-05-18

hi there

i would like to know if the new version of rockbox has sorted out the video
side so that it will alow the ipod video to do everything it is made to do

alex gibbons

alex@gibbons81.fsnet.co.uk
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> 1. Voice output on h340 (Gary O'Donoghue)
> 2. Re: Voice output on h340 (Paul Louden)
> 3. RE: Voice output on h340 (Aman Singer)
> 4. RE: Voice output on h340 (Gary O'Donoghue)
> 5. Charging h340 via usb (Gary O'Donoghue)
> 6. Re: Charging h340 via usb (James Teh)
> 7. RE: Iaudio vs. iriver (Tai Schmittroth)
> 8. Re: Iaudio vs. iriver (Paul Louden)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Sun, 14 May 2006 12:41:36 +0100
> From: "Gary O'Donoghue" <gary.odonoghue@btinternet.com>
> Subject: Voice output on h340
> To: <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
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> Hi all,
>
> I've just put the latest build on my h340 after not having updated for a
> couple of months. I'm not getting any speech output - I've checked there's
> an english.voice file in langs folder; any thoughts? Do I need a new
> english.voice file and if so where can I get it from?
>
>
>
> Gary O'Donoghue
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> <P><FONT SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Arial">I've just put the latest build on my =
> h340
> after not having updated for a couple of months. I'm not getting = any
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> folder; any thoughts? Do I need a new english.voice file and if so where =
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> Date: Sun, 14 May 2006 06:50:03 -0500
> From: "Paul Louden" <paulthenerd@gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: Voice output on h340
> To: Rockbox <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
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> Did you download a new english.voice, or are you using an old one? The old
> one will be outdated.
>
> On 5/14/06, Gary O'Donoghue <gary.odonoghue@btinternet.com> wrote:
>>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I've just put the latest build on my h340 after not having updated for a
>> couple of months. I'm not getting any speech output - I've checked
>> there's
>> an english.voice file in langs folder; any thoughts? Do I need a new
>> english.voice file and if so where can I get it from?
>>
>>
>> Gary O'Donoghue
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>>
>> <P><FONT SIZE=2 FACE="Arial">I've just put the latest build on my > h340
>> after not having updated for a couple of months. I'm not getting > speech
>> output - I've checked there's an english.voice file in langs > folder;
>> any thoughts? Do I need a new english.voice file and if so where > can I
>> get it from?</FONT></P> <BR> <BR>
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> Date: Sun, 14 May 2006 07:51:52 -0400
> From: "Aman Singer" <aman@asinger.net>
> Subject: RE: Voice output on h340
> To: "'Rockbox'" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
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> Hi.
> I believe you need a new voice file. Try the one from April 21 at
> http://www.rockbox.org/twiki/bin/view/Main/VoiceFiles
> You may also wish to ensure that your volume is up.
> Aman
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se [mailto:rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se]
> On
> Behalf Of Gary O'Donoghue
> Sent: Sunday, May 14, 2006 7:42 AM
> To: rockbox@cool.haxx.se
> Subject: Voice output on h340
>
> Hi all,
>
> I've just put the latest build on my h340 after not having updated for a
> couple of months. I'm not getting any speech output - I've checked there's
> an english.voice file in langs folder; any thoughts? Do I need a new
> english.voice file and if so where can I get it from?
>
>
>
> Gary O'Donoghue
>
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> </P>
>
> <P><FONT SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Arial">I've just put the latest build on my =
> h340
> after not having updated for a couple of months. I'm not getting = any
> speech output - I've checked there's an english.voice file in langs =
> folder; any thoughts? Do I need a new english.voice file and if so where =
> can I get it from?</FONT></P> <BR> <BR>
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> Message: 4
> Date: Sun, 14 May 2006 14:49:20 +0100
> From: "Gary O'Donoghue" <gary.odonoghue@btinternet.com>
> Subject: RE: Voice output on h340
> To: "'Rockbox'" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Message-ID: <000401c6775d$336bbb40$0301a8c0@IBM8D9068CF8BD>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
>
> Many thanks, that all worked great.
>
>
> Gary O'Donoghue
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se [mailto:rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se]
> On
> Behalf Of Aman Singer
> Sent: 14 May 2006 12:52
> To: 'Rockbox'
> Subject: RE: Voice output on h340
>
>
> Hi.
> I believe you need a new voice file. Try the one from April 21 at
> http://www.rockbox.org/twiki/bin/view/Main/VoiceFiles
> You may also wish to ensure that your volume is up.
> Aman
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se [mailto:rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se]
> On
> Behalf Of Gary O'Donoghue
> Sent: Sunday, May 14, 2006 7:42 AM
> To: rockbox@cool.haxx.se
> Subject: Voice output on h340
>
> Hi all,
>
> I've just put the latest build on my h340 after not having updated for a
> couple of months. I'm not getting any speech output - I've checked there's
> an english.voice file in langs folder; any thoughts? Do I need a new
> english.voice file and if so where can I get it from?
>
>
>
> Gary O'Donoghue
>
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> </P>
>
> <P><FONT SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Arial">I've just put the latest build on my =
> h340
> after not having updated for a couple of months. I'm not getting = any
> speech output - I've checked there's an english.voice file in langs =
> folder; any thoughts? Do I need a new english.voice file and if so where =
> can I get it from?</FONT></P> <BR> <BR>
>
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> Message: 5
> Date: Sun, 14 May 2006 14:50:28 +0100
> From: "Gary O'Donoghue" <gary.odonoghue@btinternet.com>
> Subject: Charging h340 via usb
> To: <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Message-ID: <000501c6775d$5c1c24d0$0301a8c0@IBM8D9068CF8BD>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
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> Could someone let me know how to do this. Do I have to put the unit into
> somekind of mode so it charges via USB?
>
>
>
> Gary O'Donoghue
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> Message: 6
> Date: Mon, 15 May 2006 00:00:27 +1000
> From: James Teh <jamie@jantrid.net>
> Subject: Re: Charging h340 via usb
> To: Rockbox <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Message-ID: <446737FB.9090004@jantrid.net>
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>
> Hold rec while you are inserting the USB cable. Rec is the top right
> button on the unit when it is facing correctly.
>
> Jamie
>
>
> Gary O'Donoghue wrote:
>> Could someone let me know how to do this. Do I have to put the unit into
>> somekind of mode so it charges via USB?
>>
>>
>>
>> Gary O'Donoghue
>>
>
> --
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>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 7
> Date: Sun, 14 May 2006 08:56:20 -0600
> From: "Tai Schmittroth" <tai@canetravel.com>
> Subject: RE: Iaudio vs. iriver
> To: "'Rockbox'" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Message-ID: <001201c67766$91d47fb0$650aa8c0@note01>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
>
> You can only have 10000 files? How is that possible? That won't even come
> close to filling 60 GB. Isw there a way to get around this?
> Tai
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se [mailto:rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se]
> On
> Behalf Of Erik
> Sent: Sunday, May 14, 2006 2:19 AM
> To: Rockbox
> Subject: Re: Iaudio vs. iriver
>
> Hi!
>
> I have an iAudio X5 with 60GB disc. I am very pleased.
>
> The file-system is limited to 10000 files and it might sound a lot but for
> 60GB it's not. I listen to audio-books and those have a lot of files and
> 60GB is very much space to fill.
>
> The original firmware includes a simple file-manager if you tell the
> device
> to act like an USB-Host. This allows you to copy files and yesterday i
> loaded the Rockbox firmware with this file-manager without any connection
> to
> my computer. I liked this :) Now I will se if I can do the same with
> Rockbox
> and switch back.
>
> The X5 have bios for USB and charging. When you plug in a switched off
> device to the charger or computer this original bios take handle. If the
> rockbox daily build is broken you can still put on the old one or the
> original firmware. I think this is nice.
>
> The X5 need a small docking-thing for USB-connection and charing. Though
> there is a small USB-host connector that does not need the docking-thing.
> This can act as a host for a camera or another iAudio or so if you like,
> or
> as a ordinary USB-port if that is needed. This is not very documented so I
> found out by trial-and-error. Don't know if this one works in rockbox
> though.
>
>
> Rockbox runs nicely but I think the original firmware make the battery
> last
> longer. Not quite sure though.
>
> To be honest. I like Rockbox and the idea of open source. But the original
> firmare in the X5 is quite good and therefor I have not decided to switch
> to
> rockbox permanently yet. I been travel a lot lately so the battery
> capacity
> is an issue for me and the main reason for keeping the original firmware.
>
> // Erik
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> Brian wrote:
>> Does anyone actually have an iAudio? I'd like to hear about it from
>> someone who has one: what's the battery life, how is the sound, etc.
>>
>> On 5/13/06, *Michael DiFebbo * <medifebbo@rcn.com
>> <mailto:medifebbo@rcn.com>> wrote:
>>
>> Wilmer van der Gaast wrote:
>> > (The device refused to charge the internal battery after a bit more
>> > than a year, so I sent it in since the thing is supposed to be
>> under a
>> > two-year warranty, and then they tell me, after letting me wait for
>> > two months, that the thing got damaged because of water (while the
>> > thing *never* got wet or whatever, so it sounds like an excuse
>> to me)
>> > and they want to repair it only if I pay them more money than the
>> > thing actually costed me. Another month later, I still don't have
>> my
>> > player back.)
>> >
>> >
>> I agree with you that this sounds like an excuse. Check out the H300
>> section on Mistic River ( http://www.misticriver.net). This is a
>> VERY
>> common problem with the H300.
>>
>>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 8
> Date: Sun, 14 May 2006 10:03:06 -0500
> From: "Paul Louden" <paulthenerd@gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: Iaudio vs. iriver
> To: Rockbox <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Message-ID:
> <4e19b4430605140803y5f95bd6y6edbc9f84b35580e@mail.gmail.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
>
> Yeah, it's an arbitrary firmware limitation, that only applies to their
> firmware. Just use Rockbox and it's not a concern.
>
> On 5/14/06, Tai Schmittroth <tai@canetravel.com> wrote:
>>
>> You can only have 10000 files? How is that possible? That won't even come
>> close to filling 60 GB. Isw there a way to get around this?
>> Tai
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se [mailto:rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se]
>> On
>> Behalf Of Erik
>> Sent: Sunday, May 14, 2006 2:19 AM
>> To: Rockbox
>> Subject: Re: Iaudio vs. iriver
>>
>> Hi!
>>
>> I have an iAudio X5 with 60GB disc. I am very pleased.
>>
>> The file-system is limited to 10000 files and it might sound a lot but
>> for
>> 60GB it's not. I listen to audio-books and those have a lot of files and
>> 60GB is very much space to fill.
>>
>> The original firmware includes a simple file-manager if you tell the
>> device
>> to act like an USB-Host. This allows you to copy files and yesterday i
>> loaded the Rockbox firmware with this file-manager without any connection
>> to
>> my computer. I liked this :) Now I will se if I can do the same with
>> Rockbox
>> and switch back.
>>
>> The X5 have bios for USB and charging. When you plug in a switched off
>> device to the charger or computer this original bios take handle. If the
>> rockbox daily build is broken you can still put on the old one or the
>> original firmware. I think this is nice.
>>
>> The X5 need a small docking-thing for USB-connection and charing. Though
>> there is a small USB-host connector that does not need the docking-thing.
>> This can act as a host for a camera or another iAudio or so if you like,
>> or
>> as a ordinary USB-port if that is needed. This is not very documented so
>> I
>> found out by trial-and-error. Don't know if this one works in rockbox
>> though.
>>
>>
>> Rockbox runs nicely but I think the original firmware make the battery
>> last
>> longer. Not quite sure though.
>>
>> To be honest. I like Rockbox and the idea of open source. But the
>> original
>> firmare in the X5 is quite good and therefor I have not decided to switch
>> to
>> rockbox permanently yet. I been travel a lot lately so the battery
>> capacity
>> is an issue for me and the main reason for keeping the original firmware.
>>
>> // Erik
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Brian wrote:
>> > Does anyone actually have an iAudio? I'd like to hear about it from
>> > someone who has one: what's the battery life, how is the sound, etc.
>> >
>> > On 5/13/06, *Michael DiFebbo * <medifebbo@rcn.com
>> > <mailto:medifebbo@rcn.com>> wrote:
>> >
>> > Wilmer van der Gaast wrote:
>> > > (The device refused to charge the internal battery after a bit
>> more
>> > > than a year, so I sent it in since the thing is supposed to be
>> > under a
>> > > two-year warranty, and then they tell me, after letting me wait
>> for
>> > > two months, that the thing got damaged because of water (while
>> > the
>> > > thing *never* got wet or whatever, so it sounds like an excuse
>> > to me)
>> > > and they want to repair it only if I pay them more money than the
>> > > thing actually costed me. Another month later, I still don't have
>> my
>> > > player back.)
>> > >
>> > >
>> > I agree with you that this sounds like an excuse. Check out the
>> H300
>> > section on Mistic River ( http://www.misticriver.net). This is a
>> VERY
>> > common problem with the H300.
>> >
>> >
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
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