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Subject: Re: new thread about remote control with display
From: Andreas Stemmer (
Date: 2002-10-09

> If we are going to have a circuit that is powered / re-charged at all by
> Archos (and I think that we should not dismiss this yet), then the Archos
> will have to be the master, and do the polling, not the remote. This is
> because the Archos will need to have the its port set to OP high at most
> times to provide the power, therefore not permitting the remote to send
> data.

This makes sense to me, but sounds quite complicated, especially if we want
to keep it compatible to old remotes. For my purposes, I wouldn't need any
battery saving features, so I'd rather like to keep it as simple at

Andreas Stemmer

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