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Subject: Re: ipod - manual backlights

Re: ipod - manual backlights

From: Michael DiFebbo <medifebbo_at_rcn.com>
Date: Sun, 05 Nov 2006 18:32:59 -0500

> previous / original firmware... most odd or even annoying is the lack
> of manual backlights... like it used to be on the ipod pressing the
> menu button for a couple of seconds. then the lights turned on.
> pressing the menu button once more for a couple of seconds switched
> them off again.

I don't use the Apple firmware much, but just doing a quick test on my
iPod, it looks like the backlight turns on whenever the iPod detects a
button press or scroll event, and then turns off in whatever time is set
in the "backlight timer" setting. Pressing and holding the menu button
doesn't seem to have any effect. The backlight is still controlled by
the timer setting.

In any event, Rockbox has a number of options for controlling the
backlight, which you can find described here:
http://download.rockbox.org/manual/rockbox-ipodvideo/rockbox-buildch7.html#x10-940007.3
Received on 2006-11-06


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