Pulster fixe(s) and rework
monnier at iro.umontreal.ca
Thu Mar 5 18:17:04 CET 2009
> I have suggested a refinement on the second approach: short the small
> capacitors. Add big caps outside the shielded unit - there are places
> with room. But don't put wires from the caps into the shielded
> unit. Connect them to the headset plug instead, and break the plug's
> normal connection to the circuit board. This approach won't pick up any
> more buzz than the headset based solution, or the current bassless
> setup. And you can use any headset you want.
> The big question is - is it safe to short those small capacitors? Or
> will that have other side effects, such as draining the battery or
> disturbing sound on the built-in speaker?
> Another question - is a single big capacitor enough, if it is put into
> the ground line instead of having one cap for each of the stereo
> channels? Or will that wreck stereo sound? One could then use a even
> bigger cap.
> There is lots of easily accessible room next to the battery, above the
> SIM card.
I'd love to see a good answer to those questions. Currently, it's
unusable as an MP3 player and that's an important use for me (if
I could use it as an MP3 player, I'd carry it with me that much more
often, which would in turn increase my use of it).
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