Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Very disappointed with my iAudio X5
Re: Very disappointed with my iAudio X5
From: Grant Hardy <granthardy_at_telus.net>
Date: Sat, 22 Dec 2007 22:28:21 -0800
You know, we ought to have some Wiki pages for somewhat-technical
player-specific information that may be of interest to end-users. For
example, it's interesting to know that the iAudio has half the RAM; only has
two gain settings; and that the line in can record from so-and-so decibals
to so-and-so decibals, etc.. This might be a nice addition to the Wiki.
Anyone know of reasonably priced preamps, or have one you could send me for
free as a Christmas gift (only kidding)?
On 12/22/07, Paul Louden <paulthenerd_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> > (3) Many of the Rockbox codecs do not appear to be optimized for use
> > on the iAudio X5. FLAC files, for example, play with much stuttering
> > and loading of the hard drive.
> In regard to your first two points, they're simply true. In regards to
> #3, the X5 has the same processor as the H300 series, so codecs are
> equally optimized. With identica SVN revisions, playback should be, for
> all intents and purposes, identical. The X5 should buffer twice as
> often, having half the RAM, but this should not affect playback in any
> significant manner. If it does, there is a problem.
Received on 2007-12-23