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Subject: Re: My first post...Can the Jukebox do bluetooth?
From: Chris Muth (rockbox_at_muth.cc)
Date: 2004-02-13


Yea, I checked out the spec before posting and saw that. Grrr...
They must have been feeling PC.
>From what I have seen from you - especially during the i-opener thing - I get the impression that you
have been doing computers/hardware/electronics for a long time.

Perhaps it is just slang, but about all I have ever heard or used and is Master/Slave.

Ah, it just hit me. ATA! Primary Master, Primary Slave, Secondary Master, Secondary Slave.
PCI Master/Slave... <http://www.google.com/search?q=pci+master+slave>

Oh well....

Take Care,
        Chris

On 2/12/04 at 2:37 PM Fred Maxwell wrote:

>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:
>>
>>
>>
>>>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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