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Subject: RE: rockbox ont he Iaudiox5l

RE: rockbox ont he Iaudiox5l

From: Paul Louden <>
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2007 10:36:09 -0500

> It will. However, from what I understand, once you put rockbox on it,
> the battery life will be the same as the iaudio x5.
This is absolutely untrue. Could you point out where you were given this
information if it's on our site so that we may correct it? The X5 (non
L) got approximately 18 and a half hours on a properly executed test,
and the only recorded X5L test on our site is more or less of a
worst-case (several CPU intensive features constantly enabled) and shows
a 22 hour runtime, but doesn't include information on how their battery
performs in the original firmware.

All evidence reported with benchmarks to us indicates that Rockbox gets
equivalent (and in many cases far better) runtime on the Coldfire based
players we support such as the X5 series than the original firmwares.
Received on 2007-07-19

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