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Subject: Re: Recording with Rockbox

Re: Recording with Rockbox

From: Bluechip <>
Date: Wed, 09 Nov 2005 12:14:00 +0000

I imagine you would still get the drive ticking and a general hum.

An effort method might be to record the sound of the drive spinning up with
no input and then subtract that from your recordings.

>What would happen if, when you are recording, you set the disk spindown to
>the maximum, 245 seconds? Would you get far fewer drive sounds, but give up
>something far worse?
>Eric SS
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Ronald Teune" <>
>To: <>
>Sent: Wednesday, November 09, 2005 6:22 AM
>Subject: Re: Recording with Rockbox
>Hi Aditya,
>If you're handy with a soldering iron: yes. What I did is take the
>microphone out, wire it internally to the tip pin of the digital in/out
>conector (not sure if it's in or out - never use it), and connect the
>microphone to a 3.5mm connector. Works fine this way, same quality, but no
>hd noise. Be sure to scratch the connections on the pcb to the digital i/o
>connector though, and be sure to choose the tip pin to avoid potential
>short-circuit, etc.
>Note, this is for Recorder V1; Recorder V2's don't have digital I/O so
>you'd need another solution here.
>On Wed, 09 Nov 2005 12:00:29 +0100, <> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I am trying to do some recordings of lectures with my Archos Jukebox.
> > The quality of
> > the internal mic is acceptable for me, however the sound of the whirring
> > hard drive
> > is not. Is there some way to block out that sound?
> >
> >
> > Thanks...
> >
> > Deech
Received on 2005-11-09

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