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FS#1403 - Audible cues during FF/RW

Attached to Project: Rockbox
Opened by Steve Madere (stevemadere) - Friday, 30 May 2003, 20:35 GMT
Last edited by Rani Hod (RaeNye) - Monday, 18 September 2006, 16:40 GMT
Task Type Feature Requests
Category Music playback
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Operating System All players
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 0
Private No

Details

The archos OS manages to play samples of the sound
during fast forward and rewind.

This would be great in RockBox as well. If this is
difficult, a much
easier but still useful form of audio cue would be a
series of
"clicks" that indicate the current FF speed.

eg: click once for each 5 seconds of cursor advance.
For accelerating FF, this results in an accelerating series
of clicks that eventually merge into an apparently
continuous tone of increasing pitch as the FF accelerates.
(a sound sort of like that made by playing cards in the
spokes of a bicycle wheel)

This would help considerably when cueing around in an
hour-long
MP3 (books on tape, NPR programs, etc.) while unable to
view the screen (exercising, driving, etc).
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This task depends upon

Closed by  Bj√∂rn Stenberg (zagor)

Reason for closing:  
Additional comments about closing:  Closing all feature requests.
Comment by Mark Bernard (MarkerB) - Friday, 13 October 2006, 22:14 GMT
I agree with this completely. It's just about the only feature regression from the original firmwares of all supported devices.

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