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Subject: Re: RE : looking to replace my Benjie t6: what should I get?

Re: RE : looking to replace my Benjie t6: what should I get?

From: Robert Godridge via rockbox <>
Date: Wed, 31 May 2023 15:12:34 +0100

Yeah, Iphone is really not a good idea. I can't use a touch screen to
save my life and really want buttons.
What happened to the t6? I'd buy another but I don't see them anywhere!

On 5/31/23, Solomon Peachy <> wrote:
> On Wed, May 31, 2023 at 11:41:44AM +0200, Arnaud de Bonald via rockbox
> wrote:
>> There’s no really any interesting on playing 24 Bitt lossless files
>> with Rockbox, since none of the supported players do have a 24 Bits
>> DAC
>> anyway.
> Just being pedantic here, but we actually have multiple players with 24
> or 32-bit DACs, but the core audio path only supports 16-bit. So it's
> "just" a software issue. :)
> That said, we do support >48KHz audio on hardware that can handle it.
>> An used Iphone with 256 GB memory and a wired 24 Bits DAC with proper
>> app would give much more pleasure to deal with than the Rockbox spoken
>> interface which is outdated anyway.
> What's "outdated" about Rockbox's spoken interface? When it comes to
> accessibility, our UI is second to none, especially when compared to a
> touch-only smartphone.
>> Just think about it.
> Seriously, smartphones (and their touch-only interfaces) are objectively
> _awful_ if you have poor (or no) vision. Even if your eyesight is good,
> you still have to look at the screen when operating it so you can touch
> the correct place on the screen.
> (Automobile manufacturers are re-learning this lesson the hard way...)
> - Solomon
> --
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Received on 2023-05-31

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