Pulster fixe(s) and rework
timo.jyrinki at gmail.com
Thu Mar 5 20:20:36 CET 2009
2009/3/5 Stefan Monnier <monnier at iro.umontreal.ca>:
> I'd love to see a good answer to those questions. Currently, it's
> unusable as an MP3 player and that's an important use for me (if
> I could use it as an MP3 player, I'd carry it with me that much more
> often, which would in turn increase my use of it).
Have you tried tweaking the alsa profiles and set Bass Filter to
either 100Hz @ 8kHz (== 600Hz @ 48kHz) or 200Hz @ 8kHz (== 1200Hz @
48kHz) and Bass Boost to 15? I find the quality just fine for eg.
in-car music playing. Even when using headphones (Koss KSC-35) I find
the quality acceptable, even though the color of the sound is not
I tend to prefer 200Hz @ 8kHz, and probably the high-pass filter
effect of the output on Neo is indeed quite high, though sometimes I
wonder if the midrange is overemphasized with that setting still.
I was planning to see about playing back a frequency sweep on Neo, but
seemingly forgot about it. Anyway, I now put one 20Hz-20000Hz sweep
file at http://users.tkk.fi/~tajyrink/moko/20-20k_60s.ogg (vorbis
quality 8, should be good enough), if someone with proper(ish)
recording equipment can record with eg. 100Hz @ 8kHz and 200Hz @ 8kHz
settings with Bass Boost at some level like 15. I don't know what
quality an average motherboard "HD" Audio recording is, but will try
it anyway myself at some point with various settings to see what kind
of slopes one gets.
More information about the community