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Subject: Re: 320kbps MP3 'noisy'

Re: 320kbps MP3 'noisy'

From: Dave Hooper <>
Date: Sun, 19 Mar 2006 18:35:33 -0000

It makes sense to do a quick and easy test to see if it's encoding artifacts
first: do these same MP3s play fine on your PC? The exact same files,
that is (i.e. plug your archos into your PC, copy the files across, and
play them on your PC using Winamp, Windows Media Player, etc).

----- Original Message -----
From: "George Michaelson" <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, March 19, 2006 5:09 PM
Subject: 320kbps MP3 'noisy'

> I think my rockbox is having problems with 320kbps MP3. -I have some
> which cause a very odd noise on one channel, like pre-read of some data
> or something (very like burn-through on a cassette left in the sun!)
> in the same runstate, 128/192 play fine.
> OK, so it could be encoding artifacts. Is that more plausible or is it
> likely that an old v1 recorder 2m cannot keep up with high bitrate MP3?
> I'm on a recent battery-fix binary btw.
> -G
Received on 2006-03-19

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