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Subject: RE: Variable speed on the Iriver?

RE: Variable speed on the Iriver?

From: Jonathan Mosen <>
Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2006 17:41:54 -0600

Hamish I agree that more speed would be good. Also if there is some
algorithm that allows the speed to be increased without increasing the
pitch, that would be super.

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-----Original Message-----
From: Hamish Mackenzie []
Sent: Monday, 16 January 2006 5:38 p.m.
To: Rockbox
Subject: Re: Variable speed on the Iriver?


Thanks for the info about the speed info not being stored in the cfg file,
that is a shame. I also agree that some sort of reset to normal capability
would be useful as would adding the info to the cfg file if this were

I have been using this function on my H340 and am really enjoying being
able to crank up my speed a bit but was wondering if there is any
possibility that might allow for the maximum speed to be increased because
although I am enjoying what there is now I could still quite happily go
faster than the maximum increase allowed. Many blind people are used to
listening to our screen readers at 100 miles per hour and I would love to be

able to go faster than is now allowed.

Cheers and keep up the good work.


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Skype : mishu70
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jens Arnold" <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, January 16, 2006 11:02 AM
Subject: Re: Variable speed on the Iriver?

> On 16.01.2006, Hamish Mackenzie wrote:
>> added shuffle and crossfade. What I want to know is that if on my
>> audio book config file I speed up the playback and then save this as
>> a new config file then theoretically I could switch between the
>> normal speed and a faster one by changing config files thus ensuring
>> I always get it back to normal speed for music playback? Does that
>> sound right?
> This wouldn't work. The playback speed isn't saved in the settings. A
> reboot will reset playback speed to 100%. I agree that there should be
> a "Reset to normal" button in the pitch screen.
> What I'm not sure about is whether the pitch screen should be voiced
> (it currently isn't, because this was technically impossible on the
> archos units). Depending on the use the voice could be rather
> disturbingduring playback, e.g. if the pitch screen is used for DJing.
> Opinions?
> Regards, Jens
Received on 2006-01-17

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