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Subject: Re: Remote Control Unit
From: David McIntyre (
Date: 2003-11-14

How about some switch debounce code?

On Fri, Nov 14, 2003 at 07:54:44PM +0000, BlueChip wrote:
> >> I've just dumped all the Vice City tracks on to my Recorder, and as such
> >> have found the need to fast.forward large chunks. This does not seem
> >to be
> >> possible with the RCU, I just seem to skip-track(s). Is this my hardware
> >> or Rockbox or maybe even me
> >
> >This is a problem with the design of the remote. When you hold a button it
> >sends button events repeatedly, as if you pressed the buttons repeatedly.
> >Thus we can't detect when remote buttons are held down.
> Bugger!
> Would it be reasonable to time the gap (little calibration util would be
> simple *if* required) then presume that repeats within the time period
> represented a continuous action?
> BC

David McIntyre
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