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Subject: RE: next HW-mod: CF adapter for AJB
From: Stuart Tedford (stuart.tedford_at_piresearch.co.uk)
Date: 2003-01-23


It would make the 8MB ram mod a thing of the past. You could have a massive
mp3 buffer on your CF card.

Stu.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Matthias Wächter [mailto:matthias_at_waechter.wiz.at]
> Sent: 23 January 2003 13:38
> To: rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se
> Subject: next HW-mod: CF adapter for AJB
>
>
> Does anyone have a clue where to buy a CF slot? I mean, just
> the slot with
> the pins so you can solder around as you like. Appearantly,
> Conrad doesn't
> have such.
>
> If I had one I could mount a ~50 pin connector to my archos,
> and whenever
> I want to transfer data from my CF card to the archos I connect the
> CF-to-~50-pin-connector adapter with inserted CF card to it.
>
> Of course, when the hardware is done and ready the next step
> is an update
> of the firmware to support a second hard disk/flash drive and
> some kind of
> copy operation.
>
> I think it's a hard approach to go over USB for such an application -
> coupling the IDE interface is already the best way of
> connecting an IDE
> compatible memory card like CF is.
>
> Finally: Of course, with this option you can not only
> transfer images from
> your beloved digital camera to your jukebox but you can also
> play songs
> from the CF card. Let's see what additional ideas we will
> have for this.
>
> Sehr Wus,
> - Matthias
>
> --
> "To get control over people, make them trust you.
> To make people trust you
> don't try to tell them the truth about history
> but make happen what you told them about the future."
>



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