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Subject: Re: Key Lock, Hold function
From: Christian Kuendig (
Date: 2002-10-01

thx for the fast answer, so i need a hardware solution (pocket etc...)

Nielsen Linus (ext) wrote:

>>is there a possibility to implement a option of the key
>>lock, with which the off key is totally locked, but not
>>the volume control?
>This is becoming a very frequent question. I therefore added Q56 to the FAQ:
>Q56: I keep shutting off my player in my pocket. Can the OFF (Recorder) or
> STOP (Player) key be locked?
>A56: No. Unfortunately, the ON/OFF mechanisms are handled entirely in
> hardware. The firmware can read the keys, but can't prevent them from
> shutting off the player.

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