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From: "Richard Kawamura"
References: <firstname.lastname@example.org> <20021231214724.S79859email@example.com>
Subject: Re: Design a simple switch circuit to control CD ROM
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I would bet that given power alone. If you load an audio CD the CDROM drive
would start playing it. You could listen thru the headphone audio jack that
is usually on the front or thru the audio output in the back. Other
functions would just be a matter of IDE control signals.
wrote in message
> On Tue, 31 Dec 2002 22:21:31 -0500, Kenneth Alan Boyd Ramsay
> >On Thu, 26 Dec 2002, HardwareLust wrote:
> >> wrote in message
> >> news:firstname.lastname@example.org...
> >> > I want to design a simple interface or a series of switches that can
> >> > command the 48X Goldstar/LG Electronics CD ROM to fast forward,
> >> > reverse, play, and pause audio CD without connecting to a computer..
> >Can you be a little more specific about what you are trying to do? For
> >example, will jumping to outer (inner) tracks do for "fast forward" and
> >("reverse")? Or do you really want to play the sound at high speed or
> >(backwards), too.
> >Most motors can be reversed by swapping two connections - that's where
> >you would connect the reversing switch.
> >Depending on what you want to do, a schematic of the drive could be a big
> >help in determining where to make your connections. Without a schematic,
> >you pretty much have to stick with the standard IDE or SCSI commands.
> >You don't want to get involved with a proprietary CDROM.
> To be more specific: I want to be able to use CDROM drive to play
> music CD independent from the PC as the portable CD Player. I am
> looking for the schematic too. I know you can buy a fancy MP3 CD
> player. This project is just a "hobby."
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