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Reply-To: "Geraldo Sazias"
From: "Geraldo Sazias"
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Subject: Re: Controlling A CD-ROM Mechanism Through The IDE Interface
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Date: Tue, 01 Oct 2002 18:29:27 GMT
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"The little lost angel" wrote in
> On Tue, 01 Oct 2002 07:25:04 GMT, "Geraldo Sazias"
> >But how are you going to skip forward and backwards, search forward and
> >backward, program it and use the remote? You can't. That's why I want to
> Get a Creative CDROM, it comes with a remote :D
> My previous drives with two buttons allow for skip forward/backwards
> (press directional button once), search f/b (press and hold)
I have some pretty novel features for the user interface I want to
implement. And besides, it's cool to build you own CD player, even though
the mechanism is a standard drive. You can mask it, though, by painting it,
and making a cutout in the frontpanel just large enough to encompass the
CD-ROM disc drawer.
> >control it by way of a MCU. Also, I intend to add a graphical LCD so it
> >look and feel like a 'real' CD player.
> Programming and LCD panel is naturally out :D
> Though honestly, them CD players are almost literally a dime a dozen.
True, but you can let your creative juices go by designing the D/A converter
system, digital filtration and user interface, which is plenty, believe me.
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