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Subject: Re: JukeBox in the car
From: [IDC]Dragon (
Date: 2004-01-16

> 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
M-Bus changer:
It needs recompilation, the plugin API has changed meanwhile.

For instructions, see my old posting:


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