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Subject: Re: New button code

Re: New button code

From: BlueChip <cs_bluechip_at_webtribe.net>
Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2004 14:05:21 +0100

> > Quick question: Has the button bug:
> >
> > -the up button sometimes activates the F2 menu
> > -the right button sometimes activates the left button
> > -the down button sometimes activates the right button
> >
> > been fixed yet?
>
>No, that is a driver issue and has not been fixed yet. It occurs when we
>are reading the button voltage level just while it is changing. Then we
>read a temporary voltage that represents another button than that which
>was pressed.
>
>The fix is to read the voltage twice and filter out large variations, but
>that adds some other complications which is the reason we haven't
>implemented it yet.

It has always been of interest to me - does anyone know if the the Archos
firmware suffers the same problem of mis-read keys? I've often wondered if
they use a totally different system, or just filter out erroneous data?

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