[BCAB] Volume on mobiles through headphones (was Re: Kapsys Smartvision2)

Edward Green ergreen1981 at gmail.com
Sat Jul 29 17:54:45 BST 2017


Hi David,

I know that some Android phones won't allow you to increase volume to a decent level when wearing headphones by default, but some (like the Amazon Fires running Fire OS) let you override this behaviour.

Will the Samsungs not override?

Cheers,

Ed 

> On 29 Jul 2017, at 16:41, David Griffith <daj.griffith at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> I’m sorry I can’t answer your question as I do not have the phone but could I take the liberty of asking how loud the phone can go through earphones?
> I don’t care about speaker volume as I never use speakers as my devices making sound drives my wife mad.
> 
> I am interested in getting one but a quiet phone like apparently the Samsungs would be a deal breaker for me.
> If it is any guide I can hear an iPhone fine so if it similar to that I would be OK.
> 
> David Griffith
> 
> 
> 
> Sent from Mail for Windows 10
> 
> From: Pele West
> Sent: 29 July 2017 09:57
> To: BCAB Discussion List
> Subject: [BCAB] Kapsys Smartvision2
> 
> Hi Everyone
> 
> After reading Jackie Brown's review and listening to a podcast by David
> Woodbridge I have bought a Kapsys Smart Vision 2. It came on Tuesday and
> I have been working it out.
> 
> I have not got on very well with touch screens, so this phone interested
> me. So far, everything has been good about it. There is the usual
> learning curve, but I am getting used to things.
> 
> I have one small problem:
> 
> I can not get it to play .M3U files. On my Nexus 5X I loaded VLC Media
> and it played any format presented to it. Now, when I load VLC it
> says I have no media and tells me to set my preferences. I can't find
> any preferences to set. Can anyone advise, or suggest a different way of
> playing .M3U files. VLC will play .PLS files if I use File Manager to
> access them.
> 
> Pele West
> 
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