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Old 10-29-2003, 10:32 PM   #1
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Ogg Vorbis on RioVolt


I know this thread is kinda questionable, but here goes. Mods put it where it sould go.

I have a RioVolt PCX100. I would like to play Ogg Vorbis music on it. Can it be done? Has anyone pulled it off? How?

I am especially interested in hearing about a Firmware update that includes Ogg Vorbis. However, I guess it also can be done maybe by including a patch file on the CD in some cases. Since this device has no physical connection to the computer, the only pheasible way to possibly get patches in is by burning a CD. I do not want to modify the unit.
 
Old 10-30-2003, 03:43 PM   #2
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Unfortunately I don't believe anyone has pulled off such a hack
The RioVolt is firmware upgradable so it is probably possible.
The best course of action is to send a letter off to the
manufacturer asking them to include support.
 
Old 10-30-2003, 08:20 PM   #3
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I knew the firmware was upgradeable. I was actually asking if anyone has made a firmware crack for it. You, of course, said that it hasn't happened yet. I guess it's only a matter of time before someone pulls it off. All you gotta do is burn a single file to CD and then try to play it in there.
 
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I've had a RIO Volt 100 for a few years and now have an iRiver IMP-550 on order. The 450 and 550 supposedly will get upgraded firmware to support OGG at some point, doubtful the older players will. I think it's supposed to be quite a bit more CPU intensive than MP3.
 
Old 10-31-2003, 07:51 PM   #5
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Quote:
Originally posted by wdingus
I think it's supposed to be quite a bit more CPU intensive than MP3.
Hmm... Didn't realize that...

New MP3 players should support Ogg Vorbis since it's starting to become common and is royalty free.
 
  


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