Motorola, Please tell me this is a bad joke!!!

Discussion in 'Motorola Droid Bionic' started by PhontomF, Oct 23, 2012.

  1. Arkbird

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    Where are the people who got the Bionic on launch because someone definitely figured out that the hiss is a hardware issue and even had the evidence to back it up.
     
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    I got my Bionic on launch day and it had the hiss from the beginning. Then they released an OTA with bug fixes and the headphone hiss issue immediately resolved. Fast forward to now with this ICS OTA and the hiss is back. Software issue.

    Also, I don't have Blutooth headphones, but apparently they got rid of the hiss in the past. This was a common suggestion back before the OTA fixed it.
     
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    The replacement Bionic I received from Verizon came with .905 on it, and did not have the 'hiss' noise present. After I upgraded that device to ICS via OTA, the hiss was immediately noticeable.
     
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    FWIW, I still hear it through BT paired with any of my cars' stereos. Not as bad as with headphones, but still noticeable. For me, it almost sounds like the really high notes or bright sounds are being clipped and turned into high-frequency static.
     
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    I've always had the hiss. I don't know where the post is but this hiss is not a software issue.
     
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    Root cause is most likely hardware, but there was a definite corrective action (band-aid) implemented in software for GB in .902 and .905. Whatever it is that you've "always had" is not the same as this noise.
     
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    What I had is the exact same as what I hear now. Never was it corrected for my phone.
     
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    How old are you? (I think it matters)
     
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    I think that's what I just said.

    The point is that your apparent issue is unrelated to the topic, since this thread is about headphone noise that was corrected by a previous software release, and now has returned with the ICS release.
     
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    Motorola needs to restore the fix

    It seems clear that for whatever reason, the ICS update did not include the original fix for the whine. Motorola, are you reading this? You need to issue another update which includes the fix. Somebody's got that fix...just push it down to our phones and give us a reason to stay with your company.
     
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    I can definitely agree that the nose is back. It almost sounds like processor whine.
     
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    I had a weird issue with my headphones. I have a music live wallpaper, the wallpaper interacts with the music. I can have 'Simple Bars' where it shows me how strong a certain area of sound is (like Bass, Mid Section, and Higher Parts). When I use PowerAMP and leave the music running but silence the media volume, I would hear a high pitch sound like a mosquito app, it would also show up on the live wallpaper. The weird thing is now I can't replicate it, it went on for 2 weeks then stopped all of a sudden.

    -Edit-
    I know what the 2-3 second sound is, that's not what was going on. This was a legitimate sound, ongoing for several minutes.
     
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