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Subject: Re: AJB & OEM CD changer replacement not possible
From: Matthias.Klumpp_at_gmx.de
Date: 2004-03-26


Nothing of this :-))
Only thing that this consumes is soud quality

Matthias

> Sweet! NO need for the FM transmitter eh?
>
> Cheers
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <Matthias.Klumpp_at_gmx.de>
> To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
> Sent: Friday, March 26, 2004 6:24 AM
> Subject: AJB & OEM CD changer replacement not possible
>
>
> Hi all,
>
> the item explained in the following is not really affecting Archos or
> Rockbox, but somehow closely related, so I would like to hear about your
> experiences:
>
> I bought a Volkswagen, coming with an original Volkswagen car radio (made
> by
> Blaupunkt) and original Volkswagen CD changer (made by Panasonic).
> As the radio doesn't have a AUX IN, there was no possibility to
> additionally
> plug in the AJB.
> First step was then to plug off the CD changer and simply connecting the
> AJB's headphone signal the to the AUDIO-IN Pins of the CDC connector of
> the
> radio.
>
> Result was NOTHING - no sound and radio displays "NO DISC".
> I figured out, that the radio needs the CDC's control signal to enable the
> audio inputs.
> Ok.
> That brought me to the idea to simulate the CDC control signal and finally
> the complete protocol.
> So currently I'm able to "open" the radio audio inputs by sending same
> stuff
> like the CDC does.
> The radio thinks there is a CDC and I get full control of it.
> Other feature is, that key presses are now remote controlling the AJB.
> Automatic power on of the AJB (when ignition is on) is under construction.
>
> Well I'm thinking now about creating an open source project for that kind
> of
> OEM CDC replacement to "open the door" for any audio source.
> Reason for that is, that I'm really beginning to hate that kind of
> proprietary stuff that comes in more and more into new car generations.
>
> Did anybody face similar problems related to OEM radio/CDC combinations
> (which ones) ?
> How did you solve it ?
> Would there be any "wide" interest about such a project ?
>
> Thanks for any reply,
>
> Matthias
>
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