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Subject: Re: Dazed and confused
From: Christopher Egner (disciplezero_at_comcast.net)
Date: 2003-08-21


IIRC, archos documentation said somewhere that the recorder and the
player were all manufactured at the same time with the same basic
layout. (I believe they just ripped the recorder off and shipped it as
play only technology) Anyhow, Archos claims its there only because they
were too lazy to have two different layouts. Ok. I'm done now. Actually
I believe it is an intelligent move on their part. It is in no way lazy
as it is cost-effective. They don't have to produce two different molds
for two different products where the only thing different is the
circuitry.
On Wed, 2003-08-20 at 15:04, Michael O'Quinn wrote:
> On Wed, 20 Aug 2003, Neon John wrote:
>
> > My Studio 10 that I bought from Amazon just came in. Of course Rockbox was
> > loaded before ever playing a thing on it. Now I'm profoundly confused.
> >
> > It took the longest time to figure out which rockbox to use. Nowhere in the
> > docs or on the box does it say whether this is a recorder or player. Further
> > confusing the issue is the existence of a "line in" jack.
> >
> > Which brings me to the purpose of this post. What IS the purpose of a "line
> > in" jack on a player?
>
> It's just a pass-thru, what comes in just goes out. I don't think it's
> even implemented in Rockbox.
>
> Michael

-- 
Christopher

In 1968 it took the computing power of 2 C-64's to fly a rocket to the moon. Now, in 1998 it takes the Power of a Pentium 200 to run Microsoft Windows 95. Something must have gone wrong.



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