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Subject: Re: Software "Off" switch?

Re: Software "Off" switch?

From: Sander Sweers <>
Date: Wed, 3 Dec 2008 12:58:19 +0100

On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 05:00, Paul Louden <> wrote:
>> On my H340 you have to wait for the disk to spin up before you are
>> sure it is shutting down or if it is just stopping playback.
> You'd still have to wait for the disk to spin up to receive confirmation
> that your button press registered.

It is not about making sure the player is off. The issue is that there
is no way to tell before and during the spinup if you pressed stop
long enough for it to shutdown. If it was a menu option you would be
sure it is in the shutting down process.

> And if you're suggesting some sort of
> visual feedback could let you know earlier

The splash is already there but it does not come up untill after the
disk has spun up.

> the same visual feedback could
> be applied for the use of a power button. So I'm not certain I see how this
> would "sort that out" at all. It would have the exact same practical
> constraints as the button does.

That makes no sense the H340 does not have a power button.The play
button is used for startup and I can not understand why you ever would
want to add extra visual feedback..

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