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Subject: Re: Auto-pausing

Re: Auto-pausing

From: Jani Kinnunen <>
Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2006 07:51:09 +0300

Hi David,

I'm not quite sure, but the "Sleep timer" function might be the function you
are looking for. I haven't tried it myself, so I don't know how it exactly


----- Original Message -----
From: "David Pedersen" <>
To: "RB Maling List" <>
Sent: Sunday, April 09, 2006 8:50 AM
Subject: Auto-pausing

> Hi, list!
> Don't know, if this is something anyone but me would find of interest. I
> am using my Archoes - among other things - for listening to audiobooks.
> Unfortunately, somketimes while the book is plying, I fall asleep. The
> Jukebox, on the other hand, does not... And when I wake up, I find it hard
> to refind the spot where I dropped out. Guess this scenario is nothing
> unknown for most of us, who read books the audible way.
> When using the old tape recorders for listening to the audobooks, I know
> some people found it useful to have a switch that they kept in their hand,
> and when falling asleep they released this power switch, causing the
> player to stop. I found it complicated to have to sit with a switch in my
> hand, all the time. But my idea was, if it would be posible to have RB
> stop playing automatically after a user defined periode of time, i.e 2
> minutes, and waiting for the user to press the play button, so as to
> continue. Or would it be posible for rockbox, in the case where the user
> put it in AudioBook-mode (could be an on/off function in the menu), to
> automatically bookmark every this or that many minutes. That way, the user
> could go thru the bookmarklist, and find the spot he last rememberd
> listening to.
Received on 2006-04-11

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