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Subject: RE: remote control and Line Out
From: Nielsen Linus (ext) (
Date: 2002-10-01

> Is there a good reason why the remote control won't work
> through the Line Out socket ? I'd like to be able to use the
> remote in the car, but would rather use the line out and let
> the car stereo do the amplifying..

The reason is very simple. The serial port isn't connected to the Line Out
socket. Only the Ear Out has a 4-pin connector.

> symptoms : sound quality is poorer than through "Ear" socket,
> pressing remote buttons causes loud clicks, but player
> doesn't do anything but it does through "Ear" socket.

Why don't you connect the remote control to the ear socket and the amp to
the line out?


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