Re: [NTLK] Mad Max problems

From: Victor Rehorst (
Date: Tue Mar 12 2002 - 16:56:58 EST

On Tue, 12 Mar 2002, Humphreys, David wrote:

> I have been reading threads on mp3 players for the Newt or that have been
> ported to the Newt and I have to ask WHY??
> Apart from the geek factor and the showcasing of someone's programming skills,
> the end result will be woefully inferior to even the cheapest commercial
> player.

Well, yeah, but at least people will stop asking when the MP3 player is
out :)

> If you really want to have an audio quality mp3 player in the Newt
> then it has to be built in. (Hint: it's much cheaper to buy a Rio or
> Yepp or whatever).
> I guess that if 8bit, 64kbs, mono is hi-fi to you then mp3 on a Newt sounds
> great.

Since I'm a techie I have to correct you: Newton 2.1 machine's sound
output is 16bit, 22KHz, mono. I can't speak to the highest bitrate MAD
can handle without skipping.

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