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Subject: Re: issues with ipod

Re: issues with ipod

From: Rob Powell <rob_at_rinty.plus.com>
Date: Sat, 29 Jul 2006 19:47:23 +0100

Hi all, at the top of the last 3 emails I've seen on this subject,
I've seen the words "Rob Powell wrote" then something about not
having had a problem with MP3 playback on my ipod". That was a
comment from Michael, in response to my request for help.

Rob Powell!!!At 23:53 28/07/2006, you wrote:
>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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