Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Lots of questions
Re: Lots of questions
From: BlueChip <cs_bluechip_at_webtribe.net>
Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2005 17:36:43 +0100
>Hi: Oh yeah, I'm a blind user.
>I have lots of questions ranging on a number of topics so here we go.:
>1. Are there going to be any other Iriver players that are accessible
>with Rockbox besides the 140 and 340? 2. A lot of blind people use their
>Irivers to podcast, how do you do this and how are they doing it with
>out Rockbox? 3. Can you pod cast using the Archos 20 recorder w/
>Rockbox? If so, how? 4. What is a good small external mike to use to
>record with the recorders?
any condenser mic with a power source
small changes in cost imply nothing
large changes tend to imply better quality
>5. I tried recording using my internal mike
>but nothing came out of it, what are some good recorder settings?
make sure you have the internal mic enabled ...rather than radio-as-source
or external mic, etc.
crank up the gain to max, and wind it down until you have something sensible
>What is the difference between the recent book marks settings and the
>book mark settings on the menu of the Archos recorder? 7. How do you
>book mark using the Archos?
enable bookmark-on-stop and hit stop :)
>8. I know the F 1 or the first button on the
>left has your menus, but what do the other two buttons next to it do?
short cut menus
one screen (per f2/f3 button) each with three quick-options
errrr, shuffle on/off repeat one/none/all check the blind friendly
version of the manual ...if it's missing let us know.
>I still can't get my recorder set to where the directories and file
>names are spoken and not spelled. I looked at the blind users page, but
>I'm lost. Help!
You need to make your own recordings - Rockbox does not READ the names, it
just plays an mp3 of someone saying the name. There are tools to automate
this procedure with the use of speech synthesisers.
>Sarai D. Bucciarelli
Received on 2005-09-19