Neo Sound and USB Questions

Ian Stirling OpenMoko at
Thu Aug 16 20:20:44 CEST 2007

danimanns at wrote:
> Hi List!
> I've got a few questions as I'm a little bit confused about some issues.
> (Also have no Neo to test it myself)
> First of all, what about the "soundcard" the Neo provides. Is it a good one
> or some kind of cheap hardware, designed for phone-call-quality sound 
> output?
> (And is it sterio or not)
> I guess the "AUX-Port" on the Neo is a 3,5mm (or maybe 2,5mm) TRS Connector
> (german: Klinkenstecker) used often for Headsets (4 connectors instead 
> of 3 as usual).
> If so, is it still usable for an external amplifier?

The soundcard is IMO, fairly good.
It's more 'CD' quality than phone call, and is stereo.
Search on audio subsystem on the wiki.
You can in principle use a powered hub, and a external USB soundcard.

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