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Subject: Re: Extended Battery Life Testing: Good News and Bad News
From: TP Diffenbach (
Date: 2003-07-30

Quoting Michael O'Quinn <>:

> On Wed, 30 Jul 2003, TP Diffenbach wrote:
> > What I'd really like is to have three testers per model (FM, Recorder,
> > Player) each of whom tests one of the given bit rates:
> >
> > 128 160 192
> Since you are being so exhaustive, you might also want to do something
> really low -- say 32 or 48 -- for the audio book folks. FWIW, that one
> should show the largest improvement.
> Michael

Thank you for volunteering, Michael! I didn't want to assign that, as I suspect it could take a nice long time. But I'll be glad to hear your results!

Here's the important thing: the test needs to be done using constant bit rate MP3s. So get out your ruipping software.

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