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Subject: Re: Sound on m:robe 500i!

Re: Sound on m:robe 500i!

From: Robert Menes <>
Date: Fri, 4 Jan 2008 08:17:22 -0500

On Jan 4, 2008 2:47 AM, Catalin Patulea <> wrote:

> Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, users and coders,
> We have sound on the Olympus m:robe 500i (a DM320 platform)!
> As I'm writing this e-mail, my m:robe is still looping the first 20
> seconds of Led Zeppelin's The Rover. (This was chosen because it was
> also the first song heard from a hardware MP3 decoder I hooked up to a
> PC's parallel port a few years ago.)
> There's no decoding going on yet; the m:robe reads pre-decoded PCM
> data into RAM and, through an elaborate combination of two DMA
> channels, a DSP and a serial port, shovels it out to the audio codec.
> Hooking this up to a software codec should be, relatively speaking,
> pretty easy.
> Rockbox, you've done it again.
> Catalin

Wow! Congratulations Catalin! Excellent news indeed!

Welcome the first new Rockbox port of 2008!

--Robert Menes
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