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Subject: Re: Ipod video questions

Re: Ipod video questions

From: Joseph Kubik <shrike_at_heinous.org>
Date: 2006-03-30

On Thursday 30 March 2006 01:49, Jon Rule wrote:
> 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?
Buy one, take it apart, and tell us what's in it:)
-Joseph-
Received on Thu Mar 30 22:36:41 2006


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