Rockbox mail archiveSubject: RE: next HW-mod: CF adapter for AJB
RE: next HW-mod: CF adapter for AJB
From: Stuart Tedford <stuart.tedford_at_piresearch.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 23 Jan 2003 13:58:30 -0000
It would make the 8MB ram mod a thing of the past. You could have a massive
mp3 buffer on your CF card.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Matthias Wächter [mailto:matthias_at_waechter.wiz.at]
> Sent: 23 January 2003 13:38
> To: rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se
> Subject: next HW-mod: CF adapter for AJB
> Does anyone have a clue where to buy a CF slot? I mean, just
> the slot with
> the pins so you can solder around as you like. Appearantly,
> Conrad doesn't
> have such.
> If I had one I could mount a ~50 pin connector to my archos,
> and whenever
> I want to transfer data from my CF card to the archos I connect the
> CF-to-~50-pin-connector adapter with inserted CF card to it.
> Of course, when the hardware is done and ready the next step
> is an update
> of the firmware to support a second hard disk/flash drive and
> some kind of
> copy operation.
> I think it's a hard approach to go over USB for such an application -
> coupling the IDE interface is already the best way of
> connecting an IDE
> compatible memory card like CF is.
> Finally: Of course, with this option you can not only
> transfer images from
> your beloved digital camera to your jukebox but you can also
> play songs
> from the CF card. Let's see what additional ideas we will
> have for this.
> Sehr Wus,
> - Matthias
> "To get control over people, make them trust you.
> To make people trust you
> don't try to tell them the truth about history
> but make happen what you told them about the future."
Received on 2003-01-23