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Subject: Re: Thoughts on FM Radio Presets and functionality.

Re: Thoughts on FM Radio Presets and functionality.

From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing <>
Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2005 09:36:16 +0200

Frederic Devernay wrote:
> Hi,
> By the way, why is there that 32 presets limits? To save memory on
> Archos?

That limit is more or less arbitrary. I chose 32 in the first
implementation of the FM code years ago, and it stayed that way. It
seems very few people use the FM, so there has been very little
improvements in that code over the years.

> Similarly, the lower bound on the FM frequency on iriver can be lowered
> to at least 76MHz (this is what you get when setting the tuner region to
> "Japan" in the original firmware). I tested it, it works. This should
> probably be an option in rockbox.

Sure. Send us a patch.

Received on 2005-09-26

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