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Subject: Re: Speed adjustment is it possible

Re: Speed adjustment is it possible

From: Will Smith <>
Date: Mon, 5 Dec 2005 21:52:59 -0500 (EST)

I recently got an Ondio and wonder if one can increase speed and preserve
pitch? If so, where to get info on this.


On Mon, 5 Dec 2005, Bluechip wrote:

> Close to impossible on the Archos units - should be within reach on the more
> poweful units.
>> Thanks! But is there a way of resetting this? Only way I found, right away,
>> was to turn my JB off/on... And, this function speeds up, but at the same
>> time raise the pitch. My other MP3 player has the ability to speed up,
>> without changing the pitch. I guess that is what most audiobook readers are
>> looking for. When changing the speed-pitch in RB even the voice ui changed,
>> is it posible to have that avoided?
>> David
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Bluechip" <>
>> To: "Rockbox" <>
>> Sent: Monday, December 05, 2005 12:01 PM
>> Subject: Re: Speed adjustment is it possible
>>> Has been there since I first installed Rockbox some years ago. iirc you
>>> hold ON+UP/DOWN in the WPS.
>>> At 13:36 05/12/2005, you wrote:
>>>> Will this feature come around for the Archoes as well?
>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Thom Johansen" <>
>>>> To: "Rockbox" <>
>>>> Sent: Monday, December 05, 2005 3:12 AM
>>>> Subject: Re: Speed adjustment is it possible
>>>>> It is indeed possible to change the speed of playback in Rockbox. I
>>>>> added
>>>>> this feature about a week ago for the H1x0 series, but it hasn't yet
>>>>> been
>>>>> enabled for the H300 builds. I'll see about fixing this afterwards if no
>>>>> one
>>>>> beats me to it.
>>>>> When it is fixed, you basically just change the playback speed by
>>>>> pressing the
>>>>> play button, and while holding it, pressing up or down. Up will increase
>>>>> the speed,
>>>>> and down will decrease it. Release the play button when you're
>>>>> satisified with the
>>>>> speed. Beware that the playback speed function isn't yet as high quality
>>>>> as I'd like
>>>>> it to be, but it beats having nothing.
>>>>> Thom
>>>>>> Hi All
>>>>>> I am a blind user of the H340 and have been waiting eagerly for the
>>>>>> Iriver port of rockbox to be completed and have been getting very
>>>>>> excited with recently postings in this regard. I have a quick question
>>>>>> that I have been unable to find the answer to in the docs on the web
>>>>>> pages. Is it possible to speed up the playback of mp3 files at all? I
>>>>>> ask this as lots of audio books that I listen to could be sped up to
>>>>>> enable quicker reading of them. When I used to listen on the old four
>>>>>> track cassettes I used to crank up the speed quite a lot and this would
>>>>>> be a fantastic addition for us book readers.
>>>>>> Cheers and keep up the good work.
>>>>>> Regards
>>>>>> hamish
Received on 2005-12-06

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