[plug] Altering Gains on Multiple Audio Files

Tim Bowden tim.bowden at westnet.com.au
Thu Apr 2 00:34:52 WST 2009

On Wed, 2009-04-01 at 22:27 +0800, Jason Posavec wrote:
> Daniel Pittman wrote:
> >
> >
> > Are you sure that is using compatible voltage at both sides?  You
> > haven't plugged the headphone out into the line in, have you?
> >
> >   
> Not really an option there. The iRiver only has a headphone out. The 
> cable splits into rca right and left, which plugs into the CD-in on my 
> amp. But,  previous to buying the iRiver, my setup was spdif-out from my 
> laptop using the same cable into CD-in. No apparent loss of volume 
> there. My guess is that the iRiver was designed for headphones only, not 
> as an audio source for an amp. So the solution is to beef the gains on 
> the files.
> While I'd love to use open source vorbis, it's clear that the iRiver 
> doesn't support replaygain tags. Or AAC. In other words I'm *settling* 
> for mp3...
> Jason.

Just out of interest, my iriver does fine with headphones, but not so
good with powered speakers (mp3's and ogg's).  Only use it with
headphones so never worried about it.

Tim Bowden

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