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Subject: Re: Ipod video questions

Re: Ipod video questions

From: Jon Rule <jon_rule_at_hotmail.com>
Date: 2006-03-30

Grant,

The radio for the ipod is an add on, you have to buy it separately. The ipod
doesn't contain a radio as it is. I would have thought it would be quite
some time before rockbox supports this, if ever.

Hope that clears it up.

Jon.

>From: "Grant Hardy" <granthardy@gmail.com>
>Reply-To: Rockbox <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
>To: Rockbox <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
>Subject: Re: Ipod video questions
>Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2006 21:48:14 -0800
>
>Look...to be honest I don't know what you mean. All I know is that
>according to a friend, the iPod Video has an FM radio, via the remote
>which acts as an antenna. I guess my question, thus, is...will
>Rockbox ever support this? The only reason I'm getting rid of my
>Archos is because I want an FM radio in my player. Please advise.
>
>On 3/29/06, Will Robertson <aliask@gmail.com> wrote:
> > This might be true, but it would have the hardware in it (ie the antenna
>and
> > tuning chip) inside it, which would be controlled over the accessory
> > protocol or something similar.
> >
> > On 3/30/06, Grant Hardy <granthardy@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Really? I thought you could purchase an optional remote, or something
> > > to that affect, which would enable the radio to be used. I guess
> > > not...
> > >
> > > On 3/29/06, Will Robertson <aliask@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > The iPod video doesn't have the hardware inside it to make FM Radio
> > > > possible.
> > > >
> > > > As for keeping the iPod in a pocket, it has a key lock.
> > > >
> > > > On 3/30/06, Grant Hardy <granthardy@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > A couple questions re the Ipod Video...
> > > > >
> > > > > Does Rockbox support its FM radio? Will it ever?
> > > > > Blind folks, how do you find, as Apple puts it, the
>"touch-sensitive
> > > > > surface"? Can you turn that off? Would you not be able to keep
>the
> > > > > Video in a pocket?
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
>
Received on Thu Mar 30 08:50:47 2006


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