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Old 05-01-2008, 11:11 AM
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Help First Post - observations of MTP vs MSC mode

First post - I don't know how many of these observations have been seen but I'll try anyway.
1) Sansa Clip, 2G, v1.01.18A - love the little bugger
2) I know it's weird but I've loaded songs and made playlists (all .m3u) in both MSC and MTP connection mode.

MSC - Playlist Creator/Mp3TagTools/Sanse Playlister (for e200 series MSC) and yes, Notepad or python generated tools all work.
MTP - Not so much, my python scripts work for tag editing and playlist creation - whatever, not a big deal.

When I playall the songs loaded in both modes are sorted by filename, when played the tags are displayed.
When I do artist for example, listed by artist then album then filename, from the tags.
I can live with this.

But, when a song is playing and I go back to the song list and start scrolling,
MTP - song continues to play normally
MSC - if scrolling in window (three songs displayed) song continues to play normally.
if scroll out of window (up or down) song starts to "stutter".
Is this a known problem? New firmware fixed?

Probably have to live with only being able to see the songs downloaded in MSC when connected that way and MTP vice versa. I didn't try to characterize connection speed but displaying in MSC seemed faster - my XP box was a little slow reading the MTP.

Opinions on what I should stay with? Any opinions on the post at all?
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Old 05-01-2008, 01:20 PM
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Lightbulb problem with audio when scrolling in menu

I went ahead and updated my firmware (without the update app!!! - so glad I didn't have to install more cr*p on my box) to 1.01.20A and the problem I listed in my post went away. The audio keeps playing without skipping while I scroll the menu of songs (playlist) I downloaded in MSC mode.
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Old 05-01-2008, 01:28 PM
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I wanted to tell you that, but I wasn't sure about that problem since I updated my Clip to 1.01.20A on the very first day I used it.
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