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Subject: Re: Player HDD power control pin
From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing (
Date: 2002-09-15

On Sun, 15 Sep 2002 19:21:28 +1000, Andrew Jamieson wrote:
> PB4 would be your beastie. From what I can tell from the
> circuit, a high on
> this pin will shut off the power to the hard drive. Updated
> schematics are attached (they are getting a bit cluttered
> and require a major revision, which I will try to fit
> in soon ...).

This is great! I have made my own measurements and put them in Eagle
format. We should have a chat one of these days and merge our

However, the OldPlayer(tm) is probably unable to control the HD. :-(


Linus Nielsen Feltzing, on 2002-09-15

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