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Subject: Re: Sansa e260 & OGG

Re: Sansa e260 & OGG

From: kim <>
Date: Sun, 23 Sep 2007 10:19:52 -0700 (PDT)

The sasan's battery reading has always been odd for me. You can get replacement batteries though, if that's what you mean.

And (lastly) after being connected all night and starting up I get
60-70% battery charge which it claims will last me 4-5hrs (and this
seems to vary up as well as down, e.g. i'll look one time and it'll be
50% just after charging and an hour later it'll be 80%...)

Is this just because my battery is knackered (it's not a new player,
but it's been very rarely used since it was bought as a present for a
non-techie.) Or is it just that the battery meter isn't very well
calibrated? The sansa firmware shows it similarly low, so I'm
guessing the battery is on it's last legs. Are they selling
replacements yet?

Thanks heaps,

On 9/22/07, Charles philip Chan wrote:
> "Paul Hannah"
> I have no problems with Vorbis files at all.
> > First the ogg files don't appear in the database at all.
> Have you initialized and updated the db?
> > Second, when I play them via the file menu, it appears that the player
> > can't handle the decoding -- about every 20s or so there is a 1/2s
> > pause, and the interface is obviously being slowed (I'm using the
> > 'text' theme and the obvious thing is the level meters.)
> Strange, it sounds like something is broken with your encoder. FYI,
> Vorbis, together with mp3, are the most supported lossy codecs in
> Rockox.
> > In case it matters, they are encoded using Sound Juicer with all
> > default settings (actually it was encoded on a virgin install of gutsy
> > tribe 5.
> I don't use Sound Juicer, so I am not sure if it is broken. I use a
> version of oggenc linked against the Aotuv branch of libvorbis:
> From the commandline and with grip.
> > The id3 information apart from genre was automatically entered.
> This might be your problem. Ogg Vorbis files doesn't use id3 tags, but
> Vorbis comments. Some bad programs will try to embed id3 tags in the Ogg
> container, which will produce broken files.
> I see that you are using an e260. You might be interested in my
> unofficial builds for the e200 target located here:
> Charles

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