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Subject: Re: rockbox-recorder-20061122 - volume representation messed up

Re: rockbox-recorder-20061122 - volume representation messed up

From: Jonas H <rasher_at_rasher.dk>
Date: Thu, 23 Nov 2006 10:53:49 +0100

mat holton wrote:

> It may make sense to an audio chip but for the average human being (and
> someone used to personal audio devices) it makes no sense whatsoever. I
> mean, why don't you go all the way and make it go from 0 - 11, so it's
> '1' louder than most devices!

Many other audio devices use a (mostly negative) db scale as well. The
thing is, most don't display anything at all (either using a knob and no
display, or a graphical bar), but Rockbox needs to display something.
The db display means something, any other method would be completely
arbitrary.

-- 
Jonas H
rasher(at)rasher(dot)dk
Received on 2006-11-23

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