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Subject: Re: WAV Codec for Archos

Re: WAV Codec for Archos

From: Christoph Niedeggen <>
Date: Sat, 28 Jan 2006 10:01:05 +0100

>> So from your point of view the CPU should be able to manage
>> everything necessary for playing back and recording PCM data
>> in the standard WAV format? That would be great!
> Yes I think so. Battery runtime won't be great though - since it
> has to rebuffer really often (~10 seconds with 44.1kHz 16bit
> stereo .wav), the harddisk will be spinning continuously.
> I'd expect something around 3 hours .wav playback with stock
> batteries on v1.

Which runtime would you estimate with a 8 MB modded Recorder v1?

>> Did you do some testing with the codec yet, Jens? What are
>> your results?
> Unfortunately not. I really want to do it; it's the standard
> problem, lack of time... :-)

Come on, give it a try! :-)

It seems that noone tested the WAV codec yet, so all the fame would be
on you... ;-)

What do you think how long it might take to get the basic things
(playing / recording plain PCM data) running?
Received on 2006-01-28

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