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Subject: Re: Archos firmware sound vs Rockbox
From: Mike Holden (
Date: 2003-06-23

Linus Nielsen Feltzing said:
> Jean Boullier wrote:
>> Well, after 3 hours of intensive testing of various music styles on
>> Archos, standard rockbox and special soundcheck1 firmwares I am ashame
>> to confess that I cannot detect noticeable differences between the 3
>> firmwares.
> Don't be ashamed. There is no difference between them. :-)
> I thought I found a bug and fixed it. It turns out that it wasn't a bug,
> and my fix did nothing to the sound. So the soundcheck firmware is
> exactly the same as the standard Rockbox firmware, except that the
> maximum loudness setting is 1dB lower on the soundcheck firmware.
> :-)

Heh heh. I bet there were many who tried them and were convinced they
could hear a difference!

Mike Holden

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