[maemo-users] Audio connection problem

From: Kip Warner kip at thevertigo.com
Date: Thu Mar 13 05:57:37 EET 2008
On Wed, 2008-03-12 at 21:06 -0600, Mark Haury wrote:
> My N800 sounds great through the headphones, but if I try plugging it 
> into a line input on _any_ other device, it sounds like crap. I've tried 
> the line-in on my truck, my home amp, an AV distribution amplifier and 
> my 900 MHz wireless headphones transmitter. In addition to the noise 
> during silence (but while the audio system is active), the same kind of 
> noise also continues to a slightly lesser (but still completely 
> intolerable) extent while sound is playing. The one exception is with a 
> cassette adapter - the sound level is low, but the noise is gone. 
> Apparently it has something to do with either the output levels or 
> extreme sensitivity to impedance mismatch or both.
> I'm extremely disappointed, as I have two 8GB memory cards installed, 
> and was looking forward to using it as a jukebox in my vehicles, but 
> that's a no-go until I can find some way to work around this problem.
> I've upgraded the firmware twice, from 2007 to the first 2008 and now to 
> the latest 2008, and there's no difference between any of them.
> I think this may be a hardware issue rather than software. Has anyone 
> else noticed this problem, and if so, have you found a reasonable solution?
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Not that this is any help at all, but if it's any consolation, my N810
has the hiss during silent, but an active audio state.

Kip Warner -- Software Engineer
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