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Subject: Re: Rockbox Sound

Re: Rockbox Sound

From: Neon John <>
Date: Wed, 21 May 2003 03:01:50 -0400

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

>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...

NO!!!!!! some of us are more interested in having enough drive for the
situation and can tolerate a microbel or two of distortion. I got soooo sick
of the lack of volume on my Rio Volt SP-250. rockbox is such a pleasant

John De Armond
Cleveland, Occupied TN
Received on 2003-05-21

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