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Is there a way of playing music so it does not sound so bad ?Support


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  1. 4ubest

    4ubest Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    I just got the Connect and playing rhapsody songs it really sounds tinny and actually pretty bad. Is there a way that I can get high quality sound out of the phone, knowing it is not a stereo receiver but I cannot see paying for Rhapsody with such terrible sound ?
     

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  2. Mexjoker

    Mexjoker I'm Not Real, Doris!

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    Personally I don't know the rhapsody service but whenever I have put music on my phone I download Volume+ from http://androidaudiohacks.com the developer sells the pro version on the market but you can get it for free on his website.
     
  3. cesarweezer

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    i use eq from the market. I don't use rhapsody but it works very well on pandora and google music
     
  4. k0nane

    k0nane Well-Known Member Developer

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    Use headphones.
     
  5. 4ubest

    4ubest Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Yes that would be my choice, but I cannot afford another $100+ for a set. Well it looks like Amazon has several external speakers that may work including an Altec Lansing model. They are costing less than $30 for most of them I am looking at.
     
  6. markolo25

    markolo25 Well-Known Member

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    use cheaper headphones
     
  7. Primed

    Primed Well-Known Member

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    You could try flashing a version of beats audio and see if it works/helps
     
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    How??? And did u do it??? If so how is it???
     
  9. 4ubest

    4ubest Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Since I dislike headphones of any kind, (sort of like wearing a tie) , I purchased a set of external speakers from Amazon and they will arrive today and I will report back how they sound. I did NOT go with the AAA powered ones but instead the rechargeable.
     
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    I flashed the Beats audio with no big difference in volume.
     
  11. 4ubest

    4ubest Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Just increasing the volume with the tinny speakers of the phone is like trying to get gold out of iron. All you get is rust. This is why a headphone or better external speakers can work but I will sure know this evening.
     
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    THE W Well-Known Member

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    are you trying to listen to music out of the phone speaker?
     
  13. k0nane

    k0nane Well-Known Member Developer

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    4ubest Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    yes indeed I was as I was not aware of an option and I do not like big headphones.
     
  15. 4ubest

    4ubest Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Thank you. I like the little portable rechargable ones I just got from A but I was one that had McIntosh stereo equipment so I guess you can imagine I am looking for something more and the specs on the Koss above look quite nice.
     
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    k0nane Well-Known Member Developer

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    So you bought into that scam? ;) I don't recommend audiophool junk, only things that real, frugal audiophiles (like myself) would approve of.
     
  17. 4ubest

    4ubest Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Well actually we are talking 1978 and in those days, it was about the best that could be had and yet when NAD a couple years later came out, I was able to sell my 4100 for basically what I paid for it and I had far better sound from the NAD and DCM Time Windows than the Mc and Bose Series IV.
     
  18. chknhwk

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    I'd put my $36 Sony headphones up against any of the other big fancy headphones any day. I'll find out which ones exactly and post a link later today.
     
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    I can't find my model online now, I'll have to see if I can find the original packaging...
     
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