Rockbox for iBasso DX50 dual boot with stock firmware

Discussion in 'Portable Source Gear' started by headwhacker, Mar 13, 2014.
  1. fiercewaffle
  2. sduck
    Very nice! Great to see a new post here after so many months...
  3. the Red Eft
    I think that after 3.5 years (!) my battery life is finally noticeably shorter.

    Anyone had a good experience with a specific replacement battery? What's the most mAh that fits into the case?
  4. cholero
    The batter is compatible to the Samsung galaxy S3 battery. On battery market there are unfortunately many bad quality batteries and many of them are sold as “original” or have an incredible capacity stated. If you can get an original S3 battery somewhere I think you should be happy.
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  5. sduck
    Depending on your usage of your DX50 you might want to try what I did. There are several versions of batteries that will "fit", sort of - extended range ones that are a bit bigger (thicker) than the originals. I can't recall the exact brand I got, but there are several like it on amazon - like this one -
    If you have the silicone case you can use that to hold it in, and it works fine for my use, which is mostly just sitting in my car. And of course you battery life more than doubles - for the amount of driving I do, if I run the DX50 all the time, I only have to charge it every 2 weeks or so. And I've had it for more than a year now, it's worked with no problems so far.
    Last edited: Nov 7, 2017
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  6. spookygonk
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  7. the Red Eft
    Thanks, guys. I had no idea the batteries were so cheap! Can't go too far wrong, I think.
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    Hey guys, DX50 Rockbox user here:


    Having trouble with "Save Current Playlist" from the Playlist Catalogue. When I try to save the playlist I get "Error accessing playlist file".

    I've tried to change where it saves but I keep getting same error.

    The default save says:


    What's weird is that I can create a playlist just fine and save it to my sd card just fine. Any suggestions?
  9. sirloyne
    Last edited: Dec 12, 2017 at 9:03 AM
  10. ceemsc

    What is <Home> set to ? In the Android OS file system - there is no /home directory.

    Try this...
    - using the file browser, go to the directory where your currently saved playlists are, or create a /mnt/sdcard/playlist directory....
    - select the directory with the cursor
    - hold-down play to bring up the menu & select playlist catalogue
    - select Set as Playlists Catalogue Directory
    - it should now default save as your chosen playlist store directory.
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