Rockbox mail archive
Subject: Re: SPDIF Fuction..again! Think this is it...
From: Mike Holden (rockbox_at_mikeholden.uklinux.net)
> Hi, just got another mail from archos, they have explained how the
> socket is wired!
> I had a feeling it might of been something like this...
>>The cable to do spdif recording in does not come with the package. The
> user would need to get >a cable like that of the JBM which has a yellow
> RCA jack on it which corresponds to the second >ring on the mini jack.
> Usually with the three connectors, the bottom one is much wider than the
>>others and that is the common or ground. The next two are for right
> and left (Red and White). >In any case, for the connectors with a yellow
> RCA, the ground (wide one) is split into two rings, >the bottom staying
> as common or ground and then the second ring, a new ring is the data
> line >for the spdif.
What they are describing sounds like this:
4 pole mini jack, with 3 phono plugs at the other end - red, white and
yellow. Cable is 1.2 metres in length. Priced £4.99 (UKP) in Maplin's.
Alternatively they have a plain 4 pole mini jack (no cable or other plugs)
for £0.99 (UKP)
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