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Subject: Re: Sound quality test

Re: Sound quality test

From: Bjoern Fischer <bfischer_at_techfak.uni-bielefeld.de>
Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2004 11:57:26 +0100

Hi Linus,

> There is a discussion going on about the sound quality being worse with
> Rockbox than with the original firmware. Some people claim that the
> Rockbox stereo separation is "too wide, with too little punch".

whatever the result of this survey is, please make the defaults either
flat or Archos-like as a user selectable option. I highly prefer the flat
setting over the Archos-like defaults. Probably this depends on the
ear phones that I use. While I like the flat setting with my Porta Pro,
that already contains a lot of "punch", some other phones may require
a more "prepunched" signal.

What about presets that are implemented like WPS or saved configs just
for all sound options? The user can simply switch between settings for
his/her phones or amp used at home and for portable ear plugs.

Björn (Fischer)

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