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Subject: Re: DAB and MP3 players.

Re: DAB and MP3 players.

From: David Pedersen <dav-ped_at_frisurf.no>
Date: 2006-06-26

Hi,
What is the name of the unit? And where can I get such a thing, without
blowing my bank account?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Maurice Press" <MauricePress@Enterprise.net>
To: <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Sunday, June 25, 2006 2:31 AM
Subject: RE: DAB and MP3 players.

> Hi Rob and All,
> Actually I have a Pure Pocket DAB 3000 which has the facility to use SD
> cards for recording and playback. Quality is particularly good.
>
> As for the comment about pressing the middle button on the Ipod briefly
> to
> get back to file list, the problem is that the song continues playing so
> the MP3 clips don't speak.
>
>
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> 1. Re: charging questions (Linus Nielsen Feltzing)
> 2. Ipod query. (Maurice Press)
> 3. Re: Ipod query. (Rob Powell)
> 4. Re: Ipod Query. (Dave Hooper)
> 5. Re: MP3 clip and contravercial FM radio comment (Dave Hooper)
> 6. Any news from rockbox 3.0 ? (newbeewan)
> 7. Re: MP3 clip and contravercial FM radio comment (Rob Powell)
> 8. Re: charging questions (Stephan Seitz)
> 9. Re: charging questions (James Teh)
> 10. Re: Any news from rockbox 3.0 ? (Grant Hardy)
> 11. Re: Any news from rockbox 3.0 ? (James Teh)
> 12. Iriver H300 series battery condition (was RE: Any news from
> rockbox 3.0 ?) (Adrian Beech)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Sat, 24 Jun 2006 12:01:35 +0200
> From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing <linus@haxx.se>
> Subject: Re: charging questions
> To: Rockbox <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Message-ID: <449D0D7F.9020100@haxx.se>
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> James Teh wrote:
>> As a matter of curiosity, what was the problem with having the H300 boot
>> straight into Rockbox when the charger is connected?
>> I guess it has to spin up the hard drive to boot Rockbox, so there'd
>> have to be some sort of charging screen in the bootloader, but I get the
>> impression that there were other reasons that this didn't work.
>
> We (I) decided that, until we were sure how the charging hardware
> worked, it was better to let the iriver firmware do the charging. This
> is why the bootloader starts the iriver firmware when you insert the
> charger.
>
> Now we know how it works, so it's only a matter of updating the
> bootloader.
>
> Linus
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 2
> Date: Sat, 24 Jun 2006 11:30:01 +0100
> From: "Maurice Press" <mauricepress@enterprise.net>
> Subject: Ipod query.
> To: "Rockbox mailing list" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
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> Hi list,
> Now I've managed to sort ou MP3 clip I am delighted. However, I have a
> query.
> When I turn my ipod on, its silent until I press the top button when I
> get the usual main menu. If I press it again
> Then its silent.
> So, what I have to do is go into General and select MP3 clips again for
> both files and Directories. So, I'm probably not saving this properly.
> I have to say I'm delighted with the Ipod although you have to be a bit
> agile with your fingers as a blind person to select the correct menu item.
>
> Thanks list.
>
> MAURICE PRESS
> MANAGING DIRECTOR OF THE DISABILITY RESOURCE TEAM.
>
> PLEASE SEE OUR WEBSITE:
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>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 3
> Date: Sat, 24 Jun 2006 11:55:42 +0100
> From: Rob Powell <rob@rinty.plus.com>
> Subject: Re: Ipod query.
> To: Rockbox <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Message-ID: <7.0.1.0.2.20060624115450.0224d580@rinty.plus.com>
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>
> Hi Maurice, When you select any item in a menu, press the select,
> (middle) to confirm the setting, and it should, (not used an ipod
> though) retain the selections.
>
> RobAt 11:30 24/06/2006, you wrote:
>>Hi list,
>>Now I've managed to sort ou MP3 clip I am delighted. However, I have a
>>query.
>> When I turn my ipod on, its silent until I press the top button when I
>>get the usual main menu. If I press it again
>> Then its silent.
>>So, what I have to do is go into General and select MP3 clips again for
>>both files and Directories. So, I'm probably not saving this properly.
>>I have to say I'm delighted with the Ipod although you have to be a bit
>>agile with your fingers as a blind person to select the correct menu item.
>>
>>Thanks list.
>>
>>MAURICE PRESS
>>MANAGING DIRECTOR OF THE DISABILITY RESOURCE TEAM.
>>
>>PLEASE SEE OUR WEBSITE:
>>HTTP//WWW.DISABILITYRESOURCETEAM.COM
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> Message: 4
> Date: Sat, 24 Jun 2006 12:14:32 +0100
> From: "Dave Hooper" <dave@beermex.com>
> Subject: Re: Ipod Query.
> To: "Rockbox" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
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>
> Just press the middle button. Don't hold it down - just give it a quick
> press.. it will take you to the file browser straight away!
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Maurice Press" <mauricepress@enterprise.net>
> To: "Rockbox mailing list" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Sent: Saturday, June 24, 2006 10:57 AM
> Subject: Ipod Query.
>
>
>> Hi,
>> A simple question which I just can't work out the answer.
>>
>> Whilst playing a track on my Ipod, How do I get back to another album.
>> If
>> I press the top button it takes me back to the main menu. Left button
>> goes
>> back a track and right goes forward, If I hold down the middle button
>> then
>> I get the equalisation menu.
>> So,whilst playing say the Eagles, how do I go back to choosing another
>> album
>> without turning the ipod off which is what I've been doing.
>>
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>>
>> MAURICE PRESS
>> MANAGING DIRECTOR OF THE DISABILITY RESOURCE TEAM.
>>
>> PLEASE SEE OUR WEBSITE:
>> HTTP//WWW.DISABILITYRESOURCETEAM.COM
>>
>>
>>
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 5
> Date: Sat, 24 Jun 2006 12:17:47 +0100
> From: "Dave Hooper" <dave@beermex.com>
> Subject: Re: MP3 clip and contravercial FM radio comment
> To: "Rockbox" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Message-ID: <006b01c6977f$d70f4220$8200a8c0@SLAPTOP>
> Content-Type: text/plain; format=flowed; charset="iso-8859-1";
> reply-type=original
>
>> I'm wondering however, whether at some point or another, we'll get an
>> MP3
>> player with DAB. This is of course the way to go.
>
> Well, imho, DAB is not that great .. in practice it's just low (~128kbps)
> bitrate mpeg2 audio. But combining a dab receiver with a digital audio
> player makes sense (it wouldn't even be that expensive, I would have
> thought..)
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 6
> Date: Sat, 24 Jun 2006 14:35:48 +0200
> From: newbeewan <newbeewan@nativobject.com>
> Subject: Any news from rockbox 3.0 ?
> To: Rockbox development <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Message-ID: <449D31A4.3080405@nativobject.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=UTF-8; format=flowed
>
> Hi,
>
> As I saw some big pb solved (such as power drain of iH300), is there any
> date for the official rb 3.0 ?
>
> Regards
>
> Mourad
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 7
> Date: Sat, 24 Jun 2006 14:06:52 +0100
> From: Rob Powell <rob@rinty.plus.com>
> Subject: Re: MP3 clip and contravercial FM radio comment
> To: Rockbox <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Message-ID: <7.0.1.0.2.20060624140423.02256de0@rinty.plus.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
>
> Hi, the situation is that they're alrady available. Perstel, Pure
> digital Morphy Richards and Sanyo all make these units in the
> UK. The pure is about the only unit that'll allow you to record from
> the DAB to the MP3 player, via SD card. I agree with Dave re the
> quality of DAB, and would add that within 5 years it's likely that
> DAB won't be the predominant, and certainly won't be the only digital
> radio format. L-band and DRM, (digital AM) will both be available
> widely by then.
>
> RobAt 12:17 24/06/2006, you wrote:
>>>I'm wondering however, whether at some point or another, we'll get an
> MP3
>>>player with DAB. This is of course the way to go.
>>
>>Well, imho, DAB is not that great .. in practice it's just low
>>(~128kbps) bitrate mpeg2 audio. But combining a dab receiver with a
>>digital audio player makes sense (it wouldn't even be that
>>expensive, I would have thought..)
>
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> Message: 8
> Date: Sat, 24 Jun 2006 15:57:16 +0200
> From: Stephan Seitz <nur-ab-sal@gmx.de>
> Subject: Re: charging questions
> To: rockbox@cool.haxx.se
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> On Sat, Jun 24, 2006 at 12:01:35PM +0200, Linus Nielsen Feltzing wrote:
>>Now we know how it works, so it's only a matter of updating the
>>bootloader.
>
> Great. Do you have a date set when we can expect a new bootloader?
>
> Shade and sweet water!
>
> Stephan
>
> --
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> Message: 9
> Date: Sun, 25 Jun 2006 09:19:40 +1000
> From: James Teh <jamie@jantrid.net>
> Subject: Re: charging questions
> To: Rockbox <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Message-ID: <449DC88C.4090102@jantrid.net>
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> Jens Arnold wrote:
>>> wonder why Rockbox doesn't drop the user into the charging
>>> screen when the user requests a power down instead of leaving
>>> them in the browser/WPS.
>> This is by design. There is no difference in letting it charge
>> in a special charging screen and letting it charge in the
>> browser. So why bother having a special charging screen?
> Actually, I did think of one reason. Currently, if you disconnect the
> charger, because the main Rockbox application is loaded, it will not
> power off until idle timeout, so you have to disconnect and then power
> off. The charging screen ensures that once the user has shut Rockbox
> down, disconnecting from the charger will power off the hardware
> immediately. This seems a minor detail, but having to turn the unit off
> once disconnecting from the charger is a bit of a nuisance, given that
> the charging screen has already been implemented (although I guess it
> could be difficult to use this code in this case; I am not sure).
>
> Jamie
>
>
> --
> James Teh
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>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 10
> Date: Sat, 24 Jun 2006 16:33:09 -0700
> From: "Grant Hardy" <grant_hardy@telus.net>
> Subject: Re: Any news from rockbox 3.0 ?
> To: "Rockbox" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Message-ID: <00ac01c697e6$8f157c20$6700a8c0@GRANT>
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> reply-type=response
>
> The power drain's been solved? When? I still don't see much difference
> on
> my h340's power consumption. How long should the battery be lasting now?
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "newbeewan" <newbeewan@nativobject.com>
> To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Sent: Saturday, June 24, 2006 5:35 AM
> Subject: Any news from rockbox 3.0 ?
>
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> As I saw some big pb solved (such as power drain of iH300), is there any
>> date for the official rb 3.0 ?
>>
>> Regards
>>
>> Mourad
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 11
> Date: Sun, 25 Jun 2006 10:23:39 +1000
> From: James Teh <jamie@jantrid.net>
> Subject: Re: Any news from rockbox 3.0 ?
> To: Rockbox <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Message-ID: <449DD78B.4030900@jantrid.net>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=UTF-8; format=flowed
>
> Grant Hardy wrote:
> > The power drain's been solved? When?
> As of about a week ago.
> > I still don't see much difference
> > on my h340's power consumption. How long should the battery be lasting
> > now?
> "How long should the battery be lasting" is a rather subjective
> question. It depends on your battery's condition. It should now last the
> same time or more than with the Iriver firmware. With a relatively new
> stock battery, you might get 17 hours or so; check the IriverRuntime
> wiki page for actual tests.
>
> Jamie
>
> --
> James Teh
> Email: jamie@jantrid.net
> WWW: http://www.jantrid.net/jamie/
> MSN Messenger: jamie@jantrid.net
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> Yahoo: jcs_teh
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 12
> Date: Sun, 25 Jun 2006 11:13:41 +1000
> From: "Adrian Beech" <a.beech@bigpond.net.au>
> Subject: Iriver H300 series battery condition (was RE: Any news from
> rockbox 3.0 ?)
> To: "'Rockbox'" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Message-ID: <003d01c697f4$98f49ce0$0a0510ac@minbari>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
>
> G'day folks,
>
> Now this might seem like a rather daffy question but I was wondering if
> earlier builds of Rockbox for the H300 series could, in any way, affect
> the
> overall (physical) condition of the battery?
>
> As I said it's probably a daft question... :)
>
> Cheers.
> AB
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se [mailto:rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se]
> On
> Behalf Of James Teh
> Sent: Sunday, 25 June 2006 10:24 AM
> To: Rockbox
> Subject: Re: Any news from rockbox 3.0 ?
>
>
> Grant Hardy wrote:
> > The power drain's been solved? When?
> As of about a week ago.
> > I still don't see much difference
> > on my h340's power consumption. How long should the battery be lasting
>> now? "How long should the battery be lasting" is a rather subjective
> question. It depends on your battery's condition. It should now last the
> same time or more than with the Iriver firmware. With a relatively new
> stock battery, you might get 17 hours or so; check the IriverRuntime
> wiki page for actual tests.
>
> Jamie
>
> --
> James Teh
> Email: jamie@jantrid.net
> WWW: http://www.jantrid.net/jamie/
> MSN Messenger: jamie@jantrid.net
> Jabber: jteh@jabber.org
> Yahoo: jcs_teh
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