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Subject: Re: issues with ipod

Re: issues with ipod

From: Rob Powell <>
Date: Wed, 26 Jul 2006 18:40:47 +0100

Thanks Mike, do I simply use the display settings menu to turn off as
much as I can then? I'm a blind user, so don't really understand how
to create simple wps? I've turned of replay gain, and the graphic.

Rob At 15:30 26/07/2006, you wrote:
> Rob Powell wrote:
>>Hi all, Could I try a question I asked the other day again please?
>>I've read in the ipod FAQ that there are problems with playing back
>>files on the ipod that have a high bit rate. Fine but what the max
>>bit-rate that will play properly? I could then convert the files to
>>a lower bit-rate once copied to the ipod.
>I have not yet found an mp3 that will not play back on my iPod Video.
>As the FAQ states, certain functions of Rockbox may cause
>glitches. If you have trouble with MP3 playback, you can try the following:
>1. Turn off the EQ.
>2. Turn off other processing like ReplayGain.
>3. Use a simple WPS. The more frequently the WPS needs to be
>updated, the more likely it is to cause glitches in playback, so
>things like peakmeters, scrolling titles, etc. may cause problems.
>I've found that you can often eliminate skipping and glitches simply
>by keeping Rockbox in the file browser or in a menu while playing
>music so that the WPS doesn't need to be updated at all. In fact,
>if I do this, I can use the parametric equalizer with very few (if
>any) glitches in playback.
>Playback problems will be reduced as Rockbox is optimized for the iPod.
>Given that fact and the fact that you can use the workarounds listed
>above for the time being, if I were you, I would not bother to
>transcode files to a lower bitrate.
Received on 2006-07-26

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