Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: rockbox-recorder-20061122 - volume representation messed up
Re: rockbox-recorder-20061122 - volume representation messed up
From: mat holton <mat_at_lessermatters.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 23 Nov 2006 09:31:40 +0000
Menachem Shapiro wrote:
> On 11/22/06, Dominik Riebeling <dominik.riebeling_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 11/23/06, Menachem Shapiro <menachem.shapiro_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> > After I finished the install, my volume goes from -99 to 12, instead
>> > of 0 to 100.
>> This has been changed quite a while ago and is the normal (and
>> expected) behaviour -- instead of using some percentage value the
>> volume now uses the real dB value the sound chip is programmed to
> Oh, OK. I have to say that it really wasn't intuitive at all, but now
> that you explain it makes sense.
> Thanks for answering.
>> - Dominik
It may make sense to an audio chip but for the average human being (and
someone used to personal audio devices) it makes no sense whatsoever. I
mean, why don't you go all the way and make it go from 0 - 11, so it's
'1' louder than most devices!
Received on 2006-11-23