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Subject: Re: Gentlemen, we have *PCM* sound - on Archos!

Re: Gentlemen, we have *PCM* sound - on Archos!

From: Christian Marg <>
Date: Sat, 25 Mar 2006 18:42:15 +0100


Dj Paddy wrote:
> I wanted one thing clarified though. Does this milestone development
> mean that .ogg playback on Archos players/recorders is no longer the pie
> in the sky hope that it has been?

If you somehow accomplish realtime decoding of .ogg on 12Mhz SH-CPU, it
could work. But I don't think that will really be possible (at least it
will be really hard ;) )...

Or to quote Jens Arnold (24.03.2006 01:40):
> Ogg AAc etc - no chance for the CPU in the archos. FLAC
> *might* be possible by optimising like hell. No promises.
> The simple WAV compression schemes (ADPCM) should be within
> reach.


PS: Of course if you could program the DSP to do it (or at least part of
it)... Nah - forget it ;)
Received on 2006-03-25

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