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Increase Audio Levels

7th February 2014, 03:54 AM |#1  
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I have tried Hashcode's CM 10.2 and 11 but both seem to have the same problem with very low audio levels out of the built-in speakers. It seems that at 100% I'm only getting about 1/2 - 3/4 the volume I experienced with the stock Amazon ROM when using apps like Netflix, Youtube, HBO Go, etc.

On top of that issue I've also found that none of the volume boosting apps on the Market, which worked perfectly with the stock Amazon ROM, work with Hashcode's CM builds. I've found some threads for modding CM files to boost audio but those files don't seem to exist in these Kindle builds.

Does anyone have any ideas on how I might boost my audio volume? Thank you in advance for any help you may offer!
 
 
7th February 2014, 07:43 AM |#2  
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OK there is a file you can adjust but I would recommend installing viper4android. I Don t have a link to the thread but Google it, it will probably have the first result being an xda thread, follow its instruction for the extra times you put on the sdcard, but other than that just install it, I wouldn't worry about the stuff it says to check for in the built.prop and putting it in the system apps folder. Long story short not only will this increase your audio output, you can also add immense am mounts of bass and stuff. Amazing app.

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OK there is a file you can adjust but I would recommend installing viper4android. I Don t have a link to the thread but Google it, it will probably have the first result being an xda thread, follow its instruction for the extra times you put on the sdcard, but other than that just install it, I wouldn't worry about the stuff it says to check for in the built.prop and putting it in the system apps folder. Long story short not only will this increase your audio output, you can also add immense am mounts of bass and stuff. Amazing app.

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Works (very very well). Thank you!
16th February 2014, 02:21 AM |#4  
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This what I did
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Works (very very well). Thank you!

I am sure I got this from a post on this forum and it worked GREAT for me as it almost doubled the sound output. Give it a try and let me know.

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Use file explorer to edit file with system in rw

Mods these lines in /system/etc/mixer_paths.xml

"DL1 Media Playback Volume" value="120"
"Digital Playback Volume" value="105"
"Speaker Boost Volume" value="5"

Reboot and put it as loud as it goes and tell me if there is a difference. Only works on cm based roms.


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28th February 2014, 03:11 AM |#5  
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I am sure I got this from a post on this forum and it worked GREAT for me as it almost doubled the sound output. Give it a try and let me know.

Originally Posted by south956
Use file explorer to edit file with system in rw

Mods these lines in /system/etc/mixer_paths.xml

"DL1 Media Playback Volume" value="120"
"Digital Playback Volume" value="105"
"Speaker Boost Volume" value="5"

Reboot and put it as loud as it goes and tell me if there is a difference. Only works on cm based roms.


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This worked for me, I did find that those settings made it a bit too loud and it distorted pretty badly so i tweaked it down a bit and it was much better! Netflix is a tolerable volume now, music needs to be kept a bit lower though.
28th February 2014, 08:20 PM |#6  
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120-100-4 respectively has been working out fine for me.
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