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Subject: Re: File Transfer..
From: Chad (chad_at_thelockwoods.net)
Date: 2002-09-20


Thanks Guys now I know more than I did this morning, and thats better than a
lot of days...

On Thursday 19 September 2002 06:08 pm, you wrote:
> I think he meant to send any data directly through the MAS as raw pcm,
> i.e. bypassing the mp3 decoding...
> this is only possible if we can write, compile, and upload the MAS's own
> type of firmware to it's internal RAM, which we don't have the tools or
> knowledge to accomplish, and apparently anybody who does is under NDA...
> untill somebody with experience with such things comes forward, there's
> not much, if anything, we can do in this respect.
>
> Chad wrote:
> > Yes I was wondering if the raw mp3 data could be sent out the digital
> > SP/DIF, rather than decompressing and sending PCM, Which I would think
> > would impart more loss on the re-encoding back to MP3..no?
> >
> > On Thursday 19 September 2002 03:37 pm, you wrote:
> >>Hello,
> >>
> >>>My brother and I were talking about our Recorders and I said it would be
> >>>great if the next ver of hardware could send files between units using
> >>> IR or direct cable of some sort...Which got me thinking is there any
> >>> way rockbox could be made to send/recieve files out the digital port
> >>> bypasing the encoder/decoder. Obvisouly disk writing is needed but? I
> >>> know someone converted one of the ports into a serial but I would not
> >>> like to hack the unit to do this. Does anyone see how it can be done
> >>> with this hardware???
> >>
> >>First of all, there's no way to peer two AJB Recorders via USB;
> >>I suspect you already know.
> >>
> >>But I like your idea to use digital SP/DIF I/O. One would have
> >>to prepare a specially wired "cross link" cable with 3.5" stereo
> >>plugs to interconnect two AJBs. It should be possible to send
> >>raw PCM data directly through the MAS, so any data should be
> >>transmittable -- maybe through a fail-safe transmisson protocol.
> >>
> >>Think of it: It'd be possible for two AJB users to interlink
> >>and exchange thier favorite MP3s. In some countries music industry
> >>executives may shoot on sight at AJB owners then ;-)
> >>
> >>Björn (Fischer)

-- 
Chad



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