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Subject: Re: Playback Speed/Pitch
It's a feature we'd all *love* to have, but they tell us it's currently not
----- Original Message -----
From: "Alexandre Enkerli" <enkerli_at_gmail.com>
Sent: Friday, January 05, 2007 3:08 PM
Subject: Playback Speed/Pitch
> Sorry if it's an FAQ but it only seems to have a topic for discussion a
> Is there any way to increase playback speed (without changing pitch) by
> than 2%? If not, is it a hardware limitation?
> Of course, we can increase playback speed to 200% (changing pitch by an
> octave at the same time) but the chipmunk effect is kind of annoying.
> One reason playback speed may be important is that it makes listening to
> podcasts and audiobooks a completely different experience. If it weren't
> the 2% limitation, it'd be easy to sell Rockbox devices as the ideal
> podcast-listening tool (what with bookmarking, etc.).
> In fact, speed listening can have more positive effects than you might
> (Using a mid-December Rockbox build on an iRiver H120.)
Received on 2007-01-06
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