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Subject: Re: Recording problem

Re: Recording problem

From: Jerry Van Baren <>
Date: Wed, 02 Nov 2005 13:09:44 -0500

[IDC]Dragon wrote:
>>>The MAS has a bug, you could solder in a more recent chip to really
>>>the problem. All Archos have the older, buggy version.


>>>restarted. Results in a minor glitch in the recording, but will hardly
>>>noticed, as rare as it happens.
>>I mostly record concerts, typically 2-4 hours at a go.
>>Less than half my files make it through MP3Fixer unscathed.
>>It's not rare in my experience.
> No, misunderstanding:
> The workaround would cause a minor glitch every few hours (that's something
> I could live with and call rare), when the bit loss occurs. Without, your
> recording is toast after that, or has to be rescued with Jens' very special
> tool.
> Jörg

Isn't there a problem if you badly overdrive the input that results in
frame data corruption? Dan's complaint seems much more frequent than
what Jörg is describing. FWIIW, I record 90 minutes continuously 2x a
week for the last 2.5 years and never have had a problem (that I've
noticed :-/).

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