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Crackling distortion of sound with EQ

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JarradB Calculating status...
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Sep 7, 2012 2:18 AM

Pretty much what the title says.

 

I got a new iPod Classic, but when I activate the "Rock" EQ (or any EQ for that matter), it distorts any strong bass or treble into just a crackle, which is horrid. It's not the headphones I use, it's not the volume level (it crackles no matter how quiet or loud), and it's not the audio files themselves. It's definitely something in the device.

 

Is this normal? Do all iPods just have really rubbish soundcards? Or is mine faulty?

 

Thanks for any help

iPod classic
  • willytbk Calculating status...
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    Jan 30, 2013 8:37 PM (in response to JarradB)

    i have the same issues, and it seems like it's the ipod classic that really have that quality sounds. i can't exchange it since it's a gift. i wish they have a much better sound quality like iphone is already OK for me. *sigh*

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