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Subject: Re: archos changer emulation

Re: archos changer emulation

From: jobarjo <>
Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2004 14:17:27 +0200

you should use the mailing list... because my mail account is a thrash
account. lucky that I found your mail by chance...

Yes we can use common code. but you have to explain what kind of
interaction you need.
I haven't started any mod yet. just looking and asking what has been
done for now.

Travis Whitehead wrote:

>Hello Fernando,
>I too would be interested in getting a copy of your source for the changer
>emulation. My application is to interface the archos to an Atmel '2313
>microprocessor which is in turn interfaced to a "real" jukebox wallbox. The
>2nd part is done, just need to work with the archos. My unit is a JBR V2 so
>I will also need to open it up and modify it so I can access the serial
>port. I hope to get to this within a month or so.
>Best Regards, Travis
>I've started from the Alpine M-BUS plugin from Jörg and modified it to
>interact with the IBUS used in BMW cars. So now, I have an Archos "CD
>Changer" in my car...
>The code from Jörg is very good (what else could we expect) and it already
>addresses most of the stuff you mention like hardware interrupts and
>queueing of request. I used a playlist approach to the emulation. For now I
>am simulating 6 discs (the radio only has 6 direct access buttons) using 6
>playlists stored at the root folder, called DISC1.M3U through DISC6.M3U. If
>you take a look at the code in the apps directory called playlist.c you will
>find most of the code you need to start, shuffle, create, etc playlists. In
>my emulator I process the messages coming from the bus directly instead of
>using a gateway like you intend to do.
>If you want we could further discuss this topic using e-mail.
>Kind regards
>Fernando Birra

Received on 2004-04-01

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