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Subject: RE: gigabeat

RE: gigabeat

From: Christian Hack <>
Date: Tue, 16 May 2006 15:23:56 +1000

> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> [] On Behalf Of Brandon Hicks
> Sent: Tuesday, 16 May 2006 9:27 AM
> To: Rockbox
> Subject: gigabeat
> hi list,
> i saw on that the gigabeat port was very basic. i
> was wondering
> if it is functional yet, or if it is still being tested. if it's being
> tested, is there anything i can do to help the development being a
> completely blind user that doesn't know any code with access
> to sighted
> assistance? it isn't my main player, i'm somewhat frustrated
> with the slow
> drive speed and garbage navigation so i'm still using an old
> sony net md,
> but i'd like to get another mp3 player option out there for
> those who want
> to use rockbox, so if i can help in any way please let me know.
> thanks
> brandon

The gigabeat port doesn't exist at all (yet). We have worked out some of the
basic hardware (buttons, backlight etc) but are still working on the big
ones - namely the LCD and Audio DAC.

We haven't even written a bootloader yet to allow switching between the
Toshiba player and rockbox.

Things are getting there slowly, but we are getting somewhere and I'm sure
we'll have something eventually. At the moment it's really only 3 or 4
people working on it.

Received on 2006-05-16

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