You may want to look at the SmartMeda and or the CompactFlash. One of them
has a much simpler interface than ATA, I think it is the CompactFlash.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-ucsimm@uClinux.com [mailto:owner-ucsimm@uClinux.com]On
> Behalf Of Serge M. Egelman
> Sent: Sunday, June 11, 2000 5:47 PM
> To: ucsimm@uClinux.com
> Subject: Re: [uCsimm] mp3-player with uclinux
> I'm actually starting a similar project with an STA013.
> I'm looking for more info on using the bus on the uCsimm (since the SPI
> interface won't be able to throw the frames at the chip fast enough).
> I plan on using compact flash cards for media since they use the ATA
> interface. Speaking of which, has anyone tried making an ATA/IDE
> interface for the uCsimm? Is there any info available on this online?
> Jussi Alanara wrote:
> > On Sun, 11 Jun 2000, Carsten Block wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > > I like to build a mp3 player with uclinux. The mp3 files are
> stored in my
> > > network and mounted via the ethernet connector.
> > >
> > > The player should be a special mp3-decoder IC like MAS3507D,
> > > TL7231MD or STA013 to the uclinux hardware (uCsimm / uC68EZ32)
> > > ports PD0-PD7.
> > >
> > > Are there any experience/ circuits etc. available here?
> > I am starting a similar project and will be using these IC's:
> > DAC3550A Stereo Audio DAC
> > MAS3507D MPEG-1/2 Layer-2/3 Decoder
> > I found these www-sites which will make the job easier:
> > http://www.mp3ar.com
> > http://www2s.biglobe.ne.jp/~elm/reports/mpc/report_e.html
> > As a storage I would use smartmedia flash cards or harddrive, anyone
> > done such interfacing with uCsimm?
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