New Phone Project (MiniMoko) : Which functionalities ?

Thomas HOCEDEZ thomas.hocedez at
Sat Oct 9 23:25:01 CEST 2010

  On 10/09/2010 06:15 PM, Al Johnson wrote:
> On Saturday 09 October 2010, Timo Jyrinki wrote:
>> 2010/10/6 Edder<edder at>:
>>> Will it support headphone, with a microphone?
>> I think it's safe nowadays to just assume Bluetooth headphones, ie.
>> not all devices need the extra plugs if something has to be
>> sacrificed.
> The 40 pin connector[1] has pins for headset left, right, mic and detect, so
> it should support a headset connecting through this at least. There is also a
> minijack socket that appears to be 3.5mm[2], but the spec[3] and pin
> disposition suggest this may be audio out only. If so it's an odd choice as
> there is a de fatcto standard for 4-pole minijacks for headphone and headset.
>> 2010/10/6 giacomo 'giotti' mariani<giacomomariani at>:
>>> Looks like it miss USB connectivity and I need SSH strongly!
>> Well SSH over Bluetooth personal area network works just fine, but
>> indeed I'd also like USB port for charging and connecting other
>> devices (host mode)
> USB is also on the 40-pin connector. Judging by the beagleboard, the OTG pins
> wil give gadget or OTG support while the other port will give host mode. There
> doesn't appear to be a 5V out pin though, so host mode may be unpowered.
> Personally I would rather see a pair of usb ports than the micro-HDMI and the
> barrel power connector, and make sure the headset connector is 4-pole with mic
> support.
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Interesting notes ! I add them to the Do/Don't Do list.

I just answerd about a USB adapter (pluged into the 40pins). Perhaphs a 
multiport adapter, plugged in the 40pins, but with a 'U' form factor, so 
the wires will be parallel to the phone and behind.

What about that ?


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