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Subject: Re[2]: Line In Port on JB 6000
From: Doover (doover_at_ntlworld.com)
Date: 2003-05-15


Hello c,

Thursday, May 15, 2003, 6:51:06 PM, you wrote:

cs> --- scout <rockbox_at_scout-family.org> wrote:
>> The Line-In port on the JB 6000 doesn't do anything.
>>
>> I assume since the original Player & Recorder used
>> the same chasis,
>> Archos's engineers just added the port on the Player
>> knowing they'ed use
>> on the Recorder and won't have to change parts.
>>

cs> Actually the line in port on the Player does do
cs> *something*. On the original firmware there is a
cs> setting option that either passes audio on the line in
cs> port through to the output port, or turns the pass
cs> through off. I'm not sure what good this feature does
cs> you, but line in port is more than just an unused
cs> connection on the Player and it is controlable to some
cs> extent from the firmware.

cs> =====
cs> Craig

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Yep,

Heres what i'd like to do...

I have an Archos 6000 Player (thats the first
model).

I also have an O2 XDA mobile phone.

Currently I use my Archos for music, plugged into
my car stereo, what I'd like to do is wire the
audio from my phone, thus hearing it ring/and the
person talk over my car stereo too.

The simplest solution I could come up with was
simply to connect a single audio cable from my
phone, to the line in jack of my archos, which
would be PERFECT if only I could get the rockbox
software to enable the line in like the standard
archos software does... but the archos software as
we all agree... sucks besides that one feature for
me!

A huge bonus would be if in addition the sofware
would automatically pause when it got a signal
over a a thresh-hold volume through the line-in.

In a nutshell, it saves me buying a "proper" car
kit, which would cost 100-300...

I'd settle for anyway of just getting audio on the
line-in though!

I'm not a programmer, or have any knowledge of how
the rockbox ware works, but I'd be real greatful
if someone could figure out anything for me!

Thanks in advance!
Doov.



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