Daily Snapshot Review 25 March 2008

Clarke Wixon cwixon at usa.net
Wed Mar 26 22:04:16 CET 2008

Kevin Dean <kevin at ...> writes:

> Sound quality remains the same, quite usable for calls and audio
> playback though I've recently been doing a new form of playback - via
> the headphone jack. In my experience with my in-car connection or wiht
> the Neo's included headphones sound quality on the headphone jack is
> pretty bad. Any movement at all causes slight crackling sounds despite
> the input being firmly plugged in. I'm fairly sure this is hardware
> and not software at all but it is something I've noticed - can anyone
> provide their opinion on their experiences with this?

It's possible what you're hearing is exactly what I reported in Bug 1198, which
I tend to agree is a hardware issue.


You describe "crackling," where I put it as "loud, percussive, rhythmic noises"
-- but "crackling" is a pretty good description of my symptom as well.

Although I didn't have any notable problems with the included headphones.

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