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Subject: Re: SPDIF Fuction..again! Think this is it...

Re: SPDIF Fuction..again! Think this is it...

From: Mike Holden <>
Date: Fri, 18 Apr 2003 22:42:13 +0100 (BST)

Gonz said:
> Hi, just got another mail from archos, they have explained how the
> socket is wired!
> I had a feeling it might of been something like this...
>>The cable to do spdif recording in does not come with the package. The
> user would need to get >a cable like that of the JBM which has a yellow
> RCA jack on it which corresponds to the second >ring on the mini jack.
> Usually with the three connectors, the bottom one is much wider than the
>>others and that is the common or ground. The next two are for right
> and left (Red and White). >In any case, for the connectors with a yellow
> RCA, the ground (wide one) is split into two rings, >the bottom staying
> as common or ground and then the second ring, a new ring is the data
> line >for the spdif.

What they are describing sounds like this:

4 pole mini jack, with 3 phono plugs at the other end - red, white and
yellow. Cable is 1.2 metres in length. Priced 4.99 (UKP) in Maplin's.

Alternatively they have a plain 4 pole mini jack (no cable or other plugs)
for 0.99 (UKP)
Mike Holden
Received on 2003-04-18

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