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Originally Posted by chawya22 View Post


Not trying to defend iRiver or their Firmware claim but if the volume control doesn't jump all over the place, after the 1.18 update, then it's fixed. One click or detent turn of the volume control equals .5, plus or minus volume change, as expected. Even when brand new out of the box, I didn't have that kind of accuracy. Logic doesn't always prevail or else, maybe it's just coincidence.
Maybe there are two distinct problems, a part failure in some cases and a firmware issue for others / all?
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Originally Posted by Mimouille View Post


Maybe there are two distinct problems, a part failure in some cases and a firmware issue for others / all?


No doubt both could exist. I was only talking about my own experience. iRiver said what was causing the problem, and even though it took much longer than expected, fixed the aberrant volume behavior with the 1.18 firmware update. Other's milage may vary.


Edited by chawya22 - 12/12/14 at 2:46pm
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Today's loot: AK240 Blue Note hardcover book; Noble K10U; and ALO SXC 8 cable.

 

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Originally Posted by ozzymo View Post
 

I too had my RWAK240 fixed by Vinnie.  He replaced the volume regulator also and it works flawlessly now.  It is absolutely in no way related to firmware.  I had the problem start probably two weeks after receiving it and just didn't feel like sending it back to iRiver.  My volume wheel was absolutely awful.  It would jump from volume 30 all the way to 75 with one turn.  It's a hardware issue and no firmware update is going to fix that.  I too emailed iRiver months ago and was told it would be fixed via firmware; then got tired of waiting and destroying my hearing so I had Vinnie fix it.  Best customer service I have ever EVER encountered.  I will use Vinnie for any purchases I can.  If you ever want a mod or one of his products; don't even give it a second thought; go for it--you will not be disappointed.  And if any issues ever come up; he will take care of you.  Some are worried about losing their warranty if they get the mod done; I would rather have Vinnie fix it any day over iRiver and their (lack of) customer service.  

 

Who is Vinnie, can you pls give me the link.

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Who is Vinnie, can you pls give me the link.

http://redwineaudio.com/

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totally agree!

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looking for external storage either NAS or wireless which works flawlessly with the AK daps,bought a wireless HDD(corsair voyager air 2)but the wifi to my AK100ii and phone was very unstable so will send it back.any suggestions?

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