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Topic: Solution to the EU Volume Limitation!

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Old 07-01-2003, 03:32 PM
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Hello,

here's some more information:

RegionCode: LL(0x0001)
PolicyFlags: 0x00000000
buildID: 0x02018000 (2.0.1)
boardHwRev: 0x00000000 (0.0 0)
boardHwSwInterfaceRev: 0x00030001 (0.0.3 1)
bootLoaderImageRev: 0x00010000 (0.0.1 0)
diskModeImageRev: 0x00000000 (0.0 0)
diagImageRev: 0x00000000 (0.0 0)
osImageRev: 0x00000000 (0.0 0)
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Old 07-01-2003, 03:51 PM
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####. I tried your region code and policy flag value but no change.
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Old 07-01-2003, 04:02 PM
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'Limit' file is found only on Mac version of the 2nd gen iPods.
Well, I know that this solution exludes many of you out there but hey still helps many!
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Old 07-01-2003, 04:04 PM
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One thing, since the volume level is very high now, my Apple headphones don't seem to support such violence. They kind of buzz at max volume... Will get myself some real headphones!! ;-)



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Old 07-01-2003, 04:39 PM
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Does this increase the volume for US/Canada users as well?
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Old 07-03-2003, 05:30 AM
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Don't know, why don't you check it out with your iPod? If you get even more volume, let me know.
Anyway changing the number in the Limit file dont adjust the limitation. Like, I typed 100 and put back the limit file (initially it was 216), but was limited like before and not more. So I'm not quite sure how exactly it works.



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Old 07-03-2003, 06:36 AM
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I deleted the "Limit"-file on my 10gig 2gen ipod and voil?, the limitation was gone

The volume reached its previous level just like before the stupid 1.21 EU-Update, thx to Lyonnais!
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Old 07-03-2003, 08:22 AM
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For gen3 euro ipodders,

came across this post, don't know if that really works, you could give it a shot.

http://discussions.info.apple.com/We...To.4@.3bc38725
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Old 07-03-2003, 11:39 AM
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Glad it worked for you too Spike23. Enjoy it!



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Old 07-03-2003, 02:16 PM
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If you have a gen2 you could have done that a lot easier...just download the us firmware from apple.com and run it...no more limit.



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Old 07-04-2003, 04:23 AM
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a easier solution for mac users of the ipod to overcme the volume limitiation is to adjust the volume of each track in itunes. get info a track r bunch of tracks and adjust the volume slider ( i recommend to about +80% - any more risks distortyng your music). update you ipod and hey presto - louder music.
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Old 07-04-2003, 04:30 AM
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sparks9, there's NO US specific update file. The unique update file collects the region information from some place I choose to ignore (maybe system settings maybe your IP number etc...).

Coz I reformatted my iMac AND my iPod, and intalled everything with US settings, and still somehow it knew I was in Europe. Then I found this Limit file and DESTROYED IT!!!


go for it guys. Apple may be right to comply with such annoying regulations, but you are right to fight for your personal liberty also.
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Old 07-04-2003, 04:57 AM
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I can only imagine the relish when you "DESTROYED IT".
Glad it worked for you.

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Old 07-04-2003, 05:05 AM
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Quote:
Originally posted by Lyonnais
'Limit' file is found only on Mac version of the 2nd gen iPods.
Well, I know that this solution exludes many of you out there but hey still helps many!

No, it dosen't. I own a 10GB windows iPod (second gen with touchpad) and the limit file was there. I sent it to hell and holy ####, my volume on the iPod is twice as high right now.



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Old 07-04-2003, 05:08 AM
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BTW, my iPod is swedish if anyone is asking :P



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