RE: [uCsimm] mp3-player with uclinux

From: David Siebert (dsiebert@gate.net)
Date: Mon Jun 12 2000 - 15:51:14 EDT


Smart media uses a very simple 8 bit interface. It just seemed easier than
ATA.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-ucsimm@uClinux.com [mailto:owner-ucsimm@uClinux.com]On
> Behalf Of Serge Egelman
> Sent: Monday, June 12, 2000 3:42 PM
> To: ucsimm@uClinux.com
> Subject: Re: [uCsimm] mp3-player with uclinux
>
>
> Yes, CompactFlash does behave as IDE, which is why I was looking at
> using it. In terms of the actual interfaces, why would SmartMedia be
> better?
>
> Edmund Troche wrote:
> >
> > The simpler interface is on the SmartMedia. CompactFlash may
> even behave as
> > a regular IDE drive.
> >
> > Edmund
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: David Siebert [mailto:dsiebert@gate.net]
> > Sent: Monday, June 12, 2000 9:13 AM
> > To: ucsimm@uClinux.com
> > Subject: RE: [uCsimm] mp3-player with uclinux
> >
> > 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?
> > >
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > > serge
> > >
> > >
> > > 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?
> > > >
> > > > -----------------------------------------
> > > > Project Engineer Turku Polytechnic
> > > > Jussi Alanärä
> > > > Sepänkatu 1
> > > > 20700 TURKU
> > > > Phone: +358-50-598 5682
> > > > Fax: +358-10-55 35 610
> > > > Email: jalanara@iki.fi
> > > >
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