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Originally Posted by kimvictor View Post

I feel like Rockbox developers have to add more DAPs. All they have are really old DAPs.

Sorry for asking again. I didn't know that it was asked. Anyways, thanks for answering.

It wasn't exactly asked as much as IT WAS THE question the moment X3 was announced rolleyes.gif Everyone including me wanted to know

 

But sadly that plagued many things.

 

As of right now, I think that official support is not possible. But like others said, give a few to the devs and who knows what magic might happen.

 

Last I checked, rockboxing was not illegal in mosts countries including USA as it only modifies very small portions, but how the creator of the unit takes it is different. 

post #902 of 9297
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Originally Posted by kimvictor View Post

I feel like Rockbox developers have to add more DAPs. All they have are really old DAPs.

 

Well, it takes time for them to reverse engineer the devices' firmware.....and again, that assumes they have the devices to begin with. being as how they do it on their own free time, I don't feel like we have any right to complain about their work. I have Rockbox on 3 Sansa players, two iPods, and my Android Samsung player, so I am not complaining.

post #903 of 9297

please tell me, do we get audible noises when putting a smartphone close to it? (my nemesis in audio)

post #904 of 9297
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Originally Posted by JamesFiiO View Post

After the development of X3, I realized why Apple asked people used iTune to manage the song track, the logic is quite simple, the iTune change all the music to the same format and the ID3 in the same position, 

 

not to talk the cover image. so iPod/iPhone does not need to manage the sound and try to read the sound track and store in to the data base in iPod.

 

So, you can image that any MP3/Music player which has not a PC program to help to manage the sound track, it has to manage by itself, so the problem is , how can a MP3 can compete with a PC/MAC , and 

 

not to talk even the Mac/Pc take quite long time to convert the song.

 

Now the sound track in a cue files can not be regards as an individual song track, not sure whether we can make it work in the future, very sorry for that , but it is the fact that even a 600Mhz Soc is limited.

 

I have never used an ipod.

On Mac, there is an app called XLD, which we can convert music files quite conveniently.

There is also an app called Tag, which we can edit the metadata of the file easily.

One advantage for CUE sheets, I guess is that it allows tags for WAV files?

 

I haven't test it before, but is there any difference on SQ with different music format? Say, is wav really sound better than flac on X3? If there is no difference, I will just convert everything into flac. 

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Originally Posted by duyu View Post

 

 

 

I haven't test it before, but is there any difference on SQ with different music format? Say, is wav really sound better than flac on X3? If there is no difference, I will just convert everything into flac. 

There should be no difference in sound between wav and flac on any device....if there is, whatever the device is just plain sucks. I'm confident that FiiO will have built a device that plays it properly.

post #906 of 9297

Yep, what he said

 

Some devices have 'trouble' playing FLAC or ALAC's. This could be anything from hardware to software level and the intergration and etc etc.

 

And thus IF this happens(which is only if the maker didn't do their hw or didn't care for FLAC or ALAC as most don't) then of course its not too good.

 

Feel free to discredit this. this is just what I've learned from here. Not sure if it is fully 100% accurate, but I do see some hiccups with the format sometimes, so just leaving this here.


Edited by bowei006 - 5/10/13 at 6:28pm
post #907 of 9297
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Originally Posted by bowei006 View Post

Some devices have 'trouble' playing FLAC or ALAC's. This could be anything from hardware to software level and the intergration and etc etc.

 

 

My previous DAP-Meizu miniplayer has trouble playing APE files.

I guess it is something worth testing. ALAC vs FLAC vs WAV vs APE, and 16bit vs 24bit, etc.

post #908 of 9297
I use a Sony A829 and simply use dbPoweramp to convert on the fly and send to the DAP. Most FLAC to WAV conversions take a second each so not a big deal. Anyone suffering a problem with formats might wanna have a look at that.
post #909 of 9297
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Originally Posted by Achmedisdead View Post

Buy a few of them  and give them to Rockbox developers, and then pray......lol.

 

Rockbox is not suited for this purpose. Although I believe that the Rockbox developers are capable of making it possible, Rockbox is not able to play high resolution files, without down-sampling them. In the end all you would hear is 16/44. Source of this info.

 

As the OS itself, Rockbox would be nice, but one of the main features of the X3 is playing high res audio. It would not make any sense.

post #910 of 9297

Did I read correctly that the X3 will not dock into a Fiio desktop amp?

 

It would be great if it had this functionality built in..... An awesome portable player to use on the go and just drop it into the dock for a 'transportable' home or travel rig to power full sized phones.

 

   
   
   
post #911 of 9297
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Originally Posted by Spadge View Post

Did I read correctly that the X3 will not dock into a Fiio desktop amp?

 

It would be great if it had this functionality built in..... An awesome portable player to use on the go and just drop it into the dock for a 'transportable' home or travel rig to power full sized phones.

 

   
   
   

 

Yes, we removed this features.

post #912 of 9297
Me thinks headfi doth protest too much!

If Fiio makes it dock able then they lose out on sales of other products. They are a business and need to make money. Some want an audiophile player while some want features far beyond the price point.
post #913 of 9297

Will there be a pre-order on the site mp4nation?

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I'm not complaining, I promise. :)

 

After reading this thread today I will be looking to get one of these and possibly an X5 when it comes out.

 

I just saw the other dockable products and thought it would make a great feature for this player,

 

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Originally Posted by gikigill View Post

Me thinks headfi doth protest too much!

If Fiio makes it dock able then they lose out on sales of other products. They are a business and need to make money. Some want an audiophile player while some want features far beyond the price point.
post #915 of 9297
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Originally Posted by RAFA View Post

 

Rockbox is not suited for this purpose. Although I believe that the Rockbox developers are capable of making it possible, Rockbox is not able to play high resolution files, without down-sampling them. In the end all you would hear is 16/44. Source of this info.

 

As the OS itself, Rockbox would be nice, but one of the main features of the X3 is playing high res audio. It would not make any sense.

Not everybody has high res files. I for one have zero interest in anything beyond 16/44.1 files. wink_face.gif

 

At any rate, I was not campaigning for Rockbox to be ported..., at this point, I'm inclined to believe FiiO will have done a good job already. My post that you quoted was simply a response to someone else's question, which was

 

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Originally Posted by kimvictor View Post

I don't know why I'm asking this, but could there be rockbox for the x3?

 

 

Very best, 

 

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