Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: JukeBox in the car
Re: JukeBox in the car
From: [IDC]Dragon <idc-dragon_at_gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2004 22:42:59 +0100 (MET)
> unfortunately some newer stereos tend to use a funky digital signalling
> setup which basically means you need a piece of electronics at the other
> end of a cable to even convince the head unit that there's something there
> to play; even if wires correspond to L/R/Gnd, it's useless to wire
> something to them when you cannot select that input. apparently for
> brands like alpine, it's possible to buy a dongle that convinces the
> head unit to take an audio in as an expected component (cd changer i'd
> imagine), but that isn't an option for all brands of car stereo.
Or use my Alpine CDC plugin, which makes the Archos pretend it's an Alpine
It needs recompilation, the plugin API has changed meanwhile.
For instructions, see my old posting:
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