Rockbox

  • Status Closed
  • Percent Complete
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  • Task Type Bugs
  • Category Music playback
  • Assigned To No-one
  • Operating System
  • Severity Low
  • Priority Very Low
  • Reported Version Release 2.0
  • Due in Version Undecided
  • Due Date Undecided
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Attached to Project: Rockbox
Opened by Anonymous Submitter - 2003-08-12
Last edited by Linus Nielsen Feltzing - 2004-07-13

FS#1608 - silent play {condition testing:motorcycle}

model #:500277
problem: silent play
unit: archos 20 recorder
rockbox:rel 2.0
contact: mccar098 _AxT_ umn _DxOxT_ edu

I used my new archos this weekend for its intended
purpose upon purchase, as a sound system for my
motorcycle. Depending upon the road quality the unit
seemed to operate perfectly. I ride a sport touring
cycle, so as far as vibrations and motorcycles go it is a
pretty smooth ride. Yet as the trip proceeded and the
roads worsened I started to get the silent play problems
that others have reported. I only seemed to get this
problem while the player was in the map window ontop
of my tank bag. When i moved the unit to my pants
pocket the problem stoped (for the most part).? I
noticed that once the problem started it became
progressivly worse and seemed independent of the
antiskip buffer setting.

I’m not sure if the problem had to do with the heat
generated while in the tank bag or the vibrations there.

Has anyone had sucess receiving a new unit from archos
w/o this issue or is this a problem common to all archos
20 recorders

Closed by  Linus Nielsen Feltzing
2004-07-13 07:02
Reason for closing:  Rejected
Additional comments about closing:  

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Unfortunately, there's not much we can do about vibrations.
Hard disk players are sensitive to vibrations.

Ivo Burkart commented on 2004-02-22 12:22

You have good chances if that error comes with the original
firmware too, but a new box won’t fix the prolem.

I’m riding cycle too and my solution is to put the archos in the
bag under the hip-belt. In every other place it begins to skip
after a while

Ivo Burkart

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Linus Nielsen Feltzing commented on 2004-07-13 07:02

Unfortunately, there’s not much we can do about vibrations.
Hard disk players are sensitive to vibrations.

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