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Subject: Re: LCD mod?
From: Minuk Choi (Choi.Minuk_at_verizon.net)
Date: 2003-09-22


> I was thinking of having a cable interconnecting the Palm to the AJB,
which
> the AJB transferring ID3 tag info and the Palm displaying it. Also, the
> Palm could be used as a very sophisticated remote control and editing
> device. Your idea of using it to transfer pictures is interesting and the
> AJB could even act as a serially-connected disk drive.

Do 'ya suppose this would be making the FMR into a MM? I mean that one has
a module for camera... FMR doesn't.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Fred Maxwell" <rockbox_at_anti-spam.org>
To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Sunday, September 21, 2003 10:35 PM
Subject: RE: LCD mod?

> > as for space, I don't know how much internal work is
> > required, but the hole in the cover can be cut wider?
>
> You better look at the innards carefully. There is really almost no room
in
> the case.
>
> > Hmm...
> > When I opened up the FMR... I saw that the LCD was connected
> > via a ribbon... I thought perhaps most of the work would be
> > done towards either replacing the plug(for a LCD with a
> > different length ribbon can be plugged in).
>
> LCDs don't use a single standard interface. Some take serial data. Some
> take parallel data. The number of pins, signals, levels, timing, etc.
vary
> wildly. An LCD controller for a 2x10 character-based LCD is nothing like
> what's required for a grayscale dot-matrix graphics LCD.
>
> > But the syncing with a palm or another device isn't a bad
> > idea.
>
> I was thinking of having a cable interconnecting the Palm to the AJB,
which
> the AJB transferring ID3 tag info and the Palm displaying it. Also, the
> Palm could be used as a very sophisticated remote control and editing
> device. Your idea of using it to transfer pictures is interesting and the
> AJB could even act as a serially-connected disk drive.
>
> Regards,
> Fred Maxwell
>
>



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