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Subject: Re: Rockbox Sound

Re: Rockbox Sound

From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing <>
Date: Mon, 19 May 2003 02:45:44 +0200

Jean Boullier wrote:
> The Archos firmware is intentionnally limiting the output volume for a
> maximum acoustic power of 100 dB when used with the headset delivered
> with it. This is to comply with laws protecting careless users

...and most certainly to avoid the distortion problem that Rockbox is
having when maxing out the volume (above 0dB). We could easily limit the
max volume to 0dB, but we chose not to. Maybe we should reconsider that...

Received on 2003-05-19

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