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BenRubinstein
2005-03-07, 16:47
The only downside I've so far found of the SqueezeBox is that it's brought
home to me how poor my eyesight has got. This makes RSS screensaver less
helpful than it might otherwise be, as by the time the screensaver kicks in,
the display has inevitably gone dim. If I use the brightness control on the
remote, it restores the previous brightness - then responds to my press by
taking it down one notch.

Is there a setting somewhere for how soon this kicks in? I couldn't see it
in the web interface. Did I miss it? If not, can someone point me to it in
the code? It seems to be about 30 seconds - I'd like to make it something
more like 3 minutes.

TIA,

Ben Rubinstein | Email: benr_ml (AT) cogapp (DOT) com
Cognitive Applications Ltd | Phone: +44 (0)1273-821600
http://www.cogapp.com | Fax : +44 (0)1273-728866

kdf
2005-03-07, 17:04
Quoting BenRubinstein <benr_ml (AT) cogapp (DOT) com>:

> The only downside I've so far found of the SqueezeBox is that it's brought
> home to me how poor my eyesight has got. This makes RSS screensaver less
> helpful than it might otherwise be, as by the time the screensaver kicks in,
> the display has inevitably gone dim. If I use the brightness control on the
> remote, it restores the previous brightness - then responds to my press by
> taking it down one notch.
>
> Is there a setting somewhere for how soon this kicks in? I couldn't see it
> in the web interface. Did I miss it? If not, can someone point me to it in
> the code? It seems to be about 30 seconds - I'd like to make it something
> more like 3 minutes.

This can be found in player settings, under screensaver timeout. You can also
choose to specify the brightness setting for each mode or even to turn off
automatic brightness controll altogether from player settings->dislay.

-kdf

Aaron Zinck
2005-03-07, 17:08
Ben,

In the web interface go to:

Player Settings -> Display

Brightness settings are the first thing listed--try bumping your idle
brightness up a notch or two. There's no way, however, to separate the
screensaver delay and the idle delay (they're one and the same).