Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Neo35 car player
Re: Neo35 car player
From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing <linus_at_haxx.se>
Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2004 09:32:08 +0200
> But WHY replace the chip? Maybe the MP3 file is held in ROM? But they
> suggest that it will read filenames.
The closed version of their firmware required different flash chips, so
they could charge a premium for the voice versions.
The Open Neo has the same issue, as the software that programs the flash
checks which flash version you have. It's not a technical issue, it's a
> So do they have a TTS engine?
They use a TTS engine to create voice files offline, just like our .tbx
> How big is this chip?
I don't know. It's a simple flash chip.
> What is in it?
I guess it doesn't contain more than a specially formatted ID data
structure, or maybe some executable code for voice file playing (unlikely).
Received on 2004-04-19