Re: [NTLK] Mad Max problems

From: Eckhart Koeppen (
Date: Tue Mar 12 2002 - 17:04:51 EST

Anton Balaban wrote:
> I use mp3 on a Newt for listening to the French language courses. I have it
> in mp3 at mono 21050 kHz 16 kb/s - it takes very little space (around 600 k
> for a 5min lesson) and has good enough quality for speech. And I can
> practice anywhere anytime without additional hardware.

This is one possible application. Another is streaming internet audio.
There are not too many portable MP3 players which can do that.

> I only wish that
> MadMax would also support lower sample rates (11 or 8 kHz) so I could make
> even smaller "speech" mp3's.

This is actually quite simple. Although I'm currently extremely busy
(probably until May), I might give it a shot.


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