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Old 02-07-2012, 07:54 PM   #1
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Does OpenZDK have the ability to record audio on the device? Think: recording audio off the radio. Now, I'm not asking for this kind of app to be made, as it probably would be illegal, but I'd like to know if the functionality exists.



 

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Old 02-07-2012, 08:33 PM   #2
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Does OpenZDK have the ability to record audio on the device? Think: recording audio off the radio. Now, I'm not asking for this kind of app to be made, as it probably would be illegal, but I'd like to know if the functionality exists.
I don't know if thats illegal or not, I know my brother used to have a 3rd party mp3 that could do that.




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It's not illegal. It may be physically possible, but I'd suspect it'd have to be built from the ground up, which would not be an easy task.



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While we're discussing the possibilities of ozdk, can it receive input from external sources, for example headphones with in-line volume control?




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I don't think headphones with volume controls have any output to receive. To my knowledge it is a simple mechanical thing, nothing more, that is used to alter volume. Or are you referring to something else?




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I don't think headphones with volume controls have any output to receive. To my knowledge it is a simple mechanical thing, nothing more, that is used to alter volume. Or are you referring to something else?
some of them may be that way, but then they should still work with the zune. ones with pause/play functions would require some output though




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Those usually require drivers to work, most drivers are written in assembly... and trust me, you don't want to do assembly. ever. But if you want explore the possibility, might have some interesting results and I may have overlooked something.




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Sounds good, I may just look into someday when I'm feeling ambitious.




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Also, you would have to write the drivers by hand, not use someone elses. I don't think that Zune HD's run x86 processors (what most PC's run) so you would need something custom which is advanced stuff.




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Also, you would have to write the drivers by hand, not use someone elses. I don't think that Zune HD's run x86 processors (what most PC's run) so you would need something custom which is advanced stuff.
Fairly certain it's ARM. An ARM11 and ARM7.



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I've never written Assembly on ARM on x86 and MIPS so I can't say how difficult it will be, assembly is not a very easy place to start though. Start with some high level languages before going to the low level stuff.

Wait, didn't the Windows 8 keynote have an ARM processor? interesting.




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I've never written Assembly on ARM on x86 and MIPS so I can't say how difficult it will be, assembly is not a very easy place to start though. Start with some high level languages before going to the low level stuff.

Wait, didn't the Windows 8 keynote have an ARM processor? interesting.
ARM has long been used in mobile devices. Virtually every one runs on ARM, from phones to tablets to gaming systems. Windows 8 is getting ARM support to make for a proper tablet OS.



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