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Subject: Re: Volume level linearity...
From: Daniel Stenberg (
Date: 2003-08-22

On Fri, 8 Aug 2003, Rob wrote:

> Hi. I have a question about volume level linearity. On my AJBR20 running
> Rockbox, the volume ranges from 0 to 100. However, only the range from about
> 85 to 100 is useful. Below about 85 is very quiet and below perhaps 60
> nothing can really be heard. Is this the normal expected behaviour? Perhaps
> this is some sort of logarithmic (or exponential) response?

It depends on your equipment.

With my earplugs, I usually play songs at ~80 which is *very* loud. When I
reach 85 my eardrums would fall out.

I recall that Björn once claimed he could hear sounds with his plugs down to
40 on his recorder.

 Daniel Stenberg -- --

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