Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Line In Port on JB 6000
Re: Line In Port on JB 6000
From: Doover <doover_at_ntlworld.com>
Date: Thu, 15 May 2003 21:13:55 +0100
Thursday, May 15, 2003, 6:51:06 PM, you wrote:
cs> --- scout <rockbox_at_scout-family.org> wrote:
>> The Line-In port on the JB 6000 doesn't do anything.
>> I assume since the original Player & Recorder used
>> the same chasis,
>> Archos's engineers just added the port on the Player
>> knowing they'ed use
>> on the Recorder and won't have to change parts.
cs> Actually the line in port on the Player does do
cs> *something*. On the original firmware there is a
cs> setting option that either passes audio on the line in
cs> port through to the output port, or turns the pass
cs> through off. I'm not sure what good this feature does
cs> you, but line in port is more than just an unused
cs> connection on the Player and it is controlable to some
cs> extent from the firmware.
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Heres what i'd like to do...
I have an Archos 6000 Player (thats the first
I also have an O2 XDA mobile phone.
Currently I use my Archos for music, plugged into
my car stereo, what I'd like to do is wire the
audio from my phone, thus hearing it ring/and the
person talk over my car stereo too.
The simplest solution I could come up with was
simply to connect a single audio cable from my
phone, to the line in jack of my archos, which
would be PERFECT if only I could get the rockbox
software to enable the line in like the standard
archos software does... but the archos software as
we all agree... sucks besides that one feature for
A huge bonus would be if in addition the sofware
would automatically pause when it got a signal
over a a thresh-hold volume through the line-in.
In a nutshell, it saves me buying a "proper" car
kit, which would cost £100-300...
I'd settle for anyway of just getting audio on the
I'm not a programmer, or have any knowledge of how
the rockbox ware works, but I'd be real greatful
if someone could figure out anything for me!
Thanks in advance!
Received on 2003-05-15