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Subject: Re: My first post...Can the Jukebox do bluetooth?
From: Fred Maxwell (rockbox_at_anti-spam.org)
Date: 2004-02-12


However, if we like being technically correct (which I do), the two
interfaces are "host" and "device" -- as denoted in the USB 1.1
specification.

Regards,
Fred Maxwell

Chris Muth wrote:

>If we feel like being politically incorrect (which I do), USB is this.
>
>There are two kinds of USB interfaces; the Master and the Slave.
>It makes sense, the master says what to do, and the slave does it. Period!
>
>-Chris
>
>On 2/12/04 at 1:25 PM Fred Maxwell wrote:
>
>
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>>There are two kinds of USB interfaces; host and device. The USB
>>interface in your PC is a host interface. The USB interface in your
>>ARCHOS Jukebox, an iPod, a digital camera, a mouse, or a keyboard is a
>>"device" interface. So is the interface in a USB Bluetooth adapter. You
>>cannot hook two USB devices together and have them talk to one another.
>>
>>The Bluetooth wireless communications scheme has a theoretical maximum
>>data transfer of 723 kbps. In the real world, it's going to be a lot
>>less. That's not a lot of bandwidth when you're downloading MP3 files.
>>Compare that to the 12mbps of even USB 1.1 and it's rather weak.
>>Compared to 480mbps of USB 2.0, it's downright pathetic.
>>
>>Regards,
>>Fred Maxwell
>>
>>Ready, Matthew wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>>>The future of mobile computing and multimedia is going to be bluetooth
>>>enabled hard drives. These devices will enable everything from pda
>>>watches, cell phones, and ear pieces to have access to high quality
>>>databases of multimedia content. The question I have is who will be
>>>first? Apple or someone else? Ipod is apparently going bluetooth soon.
>>>I was wondering, is it possible to make the Archos Jukebox do
>>>bluetooth networking using a simply USB bluetooth dongle? There are
>>>tons of them available cheap such as this one at walmart:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>_http://www.walmart.com/catalog/product.gsp?product_id=2432046&sourceid=1500000000000000624080_
>>
>>
>><http://www.walmart.com/catalog/product.gsp?product_id=2432046&sourceid=1500000000000000624080>
>>
>>
>>>Anyways, thatís my question. I am looking forward to the replies!
>>>
>>>Matt
>>>
>>>www.wisdomproject.net
>>>
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