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Subject: Re: Rockbox Sound

Re: Rockbox Sound

From: Chris Holt <>
Date: Sun, 18 May 2003 22:08:17 -0400

On Mon, 19 May 2003 02:45:44 +0200, Linus Nielsen Feltzing wrote:
>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

I thought there had been some discussion about setting the volume scale
to show 110 at max?

Spinal Tap fans won't like it unless it "Goes to 11". :)

Received on 2003-05-19

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