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Subject: Re: issues with ipod

Re: issues with ipod

From: scott chevalley <avalon_at_osguru.org>
Date: Fri, 28 Jul 2006 18:53:58 -0400

Dave Hooper wrote:
>>> Rob Powell wrote:
>>> I have not yet found an mp3 that will not play back on my iPod Video.
>>> As the FAQ states, certain functions of Rockbox may cause glitches. If
>>> you have trouble with MP3 playback, you can try the following:
>>>
>>> 1. Turn off the EQ.
>>> 2. Turn off other processing like ReplayGain.
>>> 3. Use a simple WPS. The more frequently the WPS needs to be updated,
>>> the more likely it is to cause glitches in playback, so things like
>>> peakmeters, scrolling titles, etc. may cause problems.
>>
>> I was having a similar problem with skipping on my 30G iPod video when
>> playing songs (didn't happen at all when playing podcasts. Probably do
>> to the lower bit rate). I Made my own custom wps and it had the peak
>> level going. As soon as I commented out that line I haven't had a skip
>> since.
>
> Yes, the peakmeter code uses up a lot of processing power on the ipod.
> Disable it for now to stop skipping where possible
can the position bar graph still be used and not have skipping? I've
found that if you keep the low-pass and high-pass filters off or at
least very low db, then it doesn't skip as much.
Received on 2006-07-29


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