|07-11-2014, 12:41 PM||#1|
Join Date: Dec 2012
Device: K4 NT, K4 PW(planned)
Sound on Kindles
I want to get sound working on my K4NT (possibly PW) via USB audio. So I ordered these (http://www.dx.com/p/virtual-5-1-surr...und-card-22475 and http://www.dx.com/p/cy-u2-053-ri-ang...ck-10cm-222708) to connect to the Kindle's USB. Hardware hack would be ideal, but I could not find internal USB for this (though I did not opened my device, just inspected motherboard's pics).
So, this would ultimately require OTG kernel module as well as USB Audio modules, ALSA and so on. Guys from this thread (http://www.mobileread.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=206188) got some results in module compiling, so I'm asking their suggestions about proper toolchain.
Any comments are welcomed
|07-11-2014, 01:23 PM||#2|
Join Date: Nov 2006
Device: Kindle Voyage, iPad Mini, iPhone 6, MS Surface Pro, N7
This seems like rather a pointless exercise, if you'll forgive me for saying so. If you want a Kindle with sound, why not simply get one? Eg a Kindle Touch?
|07-11-2014, 03:47 PM||#4|
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Goettingen, Germany
Device: Kindle Paperwhite, Kobo Mini
I agree with HarryT. Especially since building and running USB OTG seems so big a hassle that almost nobody bothers, and then you need a solution for powering all this, which needs an external power source, too. So I would also suggest to either buy a Kindle with audio, or settle for a small SoC computer like the RasPi which already have audio and/or USB host mode.
|07-11-2014, 04:33 PM||#5|
Ex- Helpdesk Junkie
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Central Texas
Device: Nothing KV or newer, not interested.
So you should find it on pins 34, 36, 38, 40
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