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Subject: RE: Remote control with display
From: Andreas Stemmer (Andreas.Stemmer_at_web.de)
Date: 2002-10-03


> Sounds fine. If you push a remote button then the Jukebox
> could immediately update the display so the response would be
> crisp.

Yes, it's only a little bit tricky if you want to have the time of the
song or something like this that changes every second on the display.

> Still have to have some electrical protection in the
> event of a button press on the remote while the Jukebox is
> sending data though. Resistor on the output pin on the
> remote would be fine - guards against something shorting the
> remote ring on the jack to ground as well.

Sure, electrical protection is necessary, but as the -controller
"knows" when to expect data, a wrong button press on the remote can be
handled by the controller (perhaps just wait and buffer it until data
transmission finished)

Andreas Stemmer



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