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Subject: RE: ANNOUNCE: Rockbox emulates M-Bus car CD changer (Alpine and OEM)

RE: ANNOUNCE: Rockbox emulates M-Bus car CD changer (Alpine and OEM)

From: Andreas Stemmer <>
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2003 14:45:55 +0100

[IDC]Dragon wrote:
> I'm proceeding to what I actually bought my Archos for:
> To be world's largest CD changer in my car, controlled by the radio.

Hi Jörg,

you're awesome! There are so many who want to do it and you simply do it.

I'm one of those, I'm still working on a similar solution for the Sony
Unilink Bus, but it's a little bit more complicated. I need an extra
microcontroller for the interface, but there are some examples on the web.
I'm glad to hear that the bidirectional communication really works. I'll
have a look at your code later.
Do you already have plans for a UI? I guess this is the tricky part: how to
navigate through 60GB of MP3s while driving. I was thinking about something
like 10 predefined playlists which have to be edited offline (-> virtual
cds) or something like that.

I hope I'll get IRC running here soon, I'd be happy to discuss some
technical and conceptional issues with you.

Received on 2003-11-20

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