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Subject: Re:Backlight on recorder dimming?

Re:Backlight on recorder dimming?

From: Chris Muth <>
Date: Mon, 23 Dec 2002 01:38:57 -0600


I did a little more research on the dimming.
When in the dir browser, I am on an mp3, I press right, and am taken to the WPS,
moments later the BL will dim. I can press off, repeat the steps, and the
dimming is repeatable. If I press off and then use the >|| button to start the playing,
the BL will just go off.

When in the WPS, I adjust the volume, and sometimes the Bl will dim and other times it will
just go off.

None of that is totally repeatable. Within a session of specific key presses it is, but after that
it is not predictable. :-(

I just noticed something about the dimming. The BL was in the process of dimming and the
HDD spun up and accessed. While the HDD spun up and accessed the dimming stopped.
It just stayed at the brightness while the HDD accessed. When the HDD was done, the BL
finished dimming.

Best regards,
        Chris Muth

Original message from: Chris Muth
>Hello all,
> I have a relatively new Archos Jukebox Recorder 15GB.
>Model: JBRHD15BF
>I have noticed that sometimes that backlight will just go off, and other times
>it won't just go off, it will momentarily get brighter with a hint of yellow and then
>slowly get dimmer and dimmer until the backlight is completely off.
>I have noticed this with the original archos firmware 1.28/1.27d, rockbox release 1.4, and
>rockbox daily build 021220. I am currently running daily build 021220.
>I have not done enough testing to see how to induce the different behavior.
>I did a google search to see if I could find anything, I found nothing.
>I did a search of the rockbox site to see if I could find anything. I found a great deal of
>hits talking about the backlight, but none of them mentioned the backlight dimming.
>I think the dimming is pretty cool, I just can't figure out why if appears to get yellow and
>I can't quite figure out what determines whether it dims or just goes off.
>Does anyone else's AJBR do this? Does anyone have any ideas?
> Chris Muth
Received on 2002-12-23

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