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Subject: Re: Rattle snakes?
From: Guy Devos (
Date: 2002-08-13


Indeed, must be something with the tag info: i deleted the ID 3v2 tag, now the MP3 plays fine.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Linus Nielsen Feltzing" <>
To: <>
Sent: Tuesday, August 13, 2002 9:19 PM
Subject: Re: Rattle snakes?

> On Tue, 13 Aug 2002 20:39:38 +0200, Guy Devos wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I have several MP3 files that have this rattle sound at the
> > beginning, all of them work perfectly with the Archos firmware.
> I have analyzed your file and I see a monstruous ID3 tag containing a
> BMP image. My guess is that the MP3 decoder tries to play it and that
> is what causes the rattling sound.
> We may have to try to exclude the ID3 tag from the MP3 data before
> sending it to the decoder. Still, the ID3 tag shouldn't contain any
> data that can be interpreted as an MP3 frame sync...
> Anyway, that is probably the explanation.
> /Linus
> --
> Linus Nielsen Feltzing, on 2002-08-13

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