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Re: (no Audi content) Adding input to CD changer controller?
>]On Thu, 28 Jan 1999, c a l i b a n wrote:
>]> *this* decive, though, rocks.
>]> 26gb music storage (433+ hours of music) and you get
>]> to have linux running in your car.
As a disk drive design engineer, I'm a little concerned about reliability in
the harsh environment of a car. Shock and vibration can be dealt with by
good mechanical isolation, but temperature is more problematic. Absolutes
aren't so bad, but thermal cycling is a killer, especially low-to-high.
Any condensation and its kaput. Empeg may choose not to market the unit in
say, North Dakota.
That aside, I think this is a great concept. I'll get my department to
buy one as soon as they are available. Since it can only be tested in
a car, I guess I'll volunteer....