Linux MP3 Players Project Page





The images you see above are from projects a decade old, a time before there were ipods, itunes, htpcs, hdtvs, mini itx motherboards, the intel pentium 3 processor, digg, twitter, facebook, myspace, blogs, windows 2000, the George W. Bush administration, etc....
Most of the following links are broken, but several can be recovered using the Wayback Machine Archive
For more recent projects, checkout Xin, New Concept Linux or the Linux on Obsolete Displays Project Page

Mailing List
Hardware
MP3 Players
Media Formats
Software


Mailing List

The mp3stereo mailing list:
mp3stereo-subscribe@lists.gofast.net
send the word subscribe as the subject.

For Help:
mp3stereo-help@lists.gofast.net


Hardware

LCD's

Earth Computer electronics
Wirz Electronics
Marlin P. Jones Electronics
Crystalfontz LCDs
BG-Micro PIC-an-LCD
AZ Displays
Matrix Orbital Display Modules
EIO electronics
Scott Edwards Electronics Serial LCDs
Noritake VFD's

Remote Control

LIRC , (Another Link)
IRman
Universal Infrared Receiver
IRMP3
Turn Palm Pilot into an IR Remote
IR2PC - IR Kit

Motherboards and Systems

Elan SC520 - AMD's embedded microcontroller line
STPC - Embedded CPU by ST
Geode SC1400 - National Semi's MediaGX system on a chip
Crusoe - Transmets's chip
Netwinder
Pocket EPC
PC-104 hardware
EMJ Embedded Systems
Advantech embedded PC's
PC Chips Integrated Motherboards - makes the 741LMRT and 748LMRT (includes agp video, sound, modem, 10/100 nic) more info
PCware - Sells Integrated Motherboards
Sybercom - Sells 741LMRT integrated motherboards
1st class tech - sells all in one mb's
Tiger Direct - sells the M-741LMRT and M-748LMRT all in one's
Embedded Technology.com - various links

Motherboard Addons (solid state boot disks, etc)

Adex Electronics - Makes risers, right angle adapters, bus extenders
PC Engines IDE to CompactFlash adapter
TAPR ATA CompactFlash Card Adapter
CardPort devices (support booting PCMCIA Flash cards)
Envoy Data ATA/B-IDE (like CardPortIDE)
Peak ISA PC Card Drive
MPEC PC card drive reader (one has boot option)
Adtron PCMCIA Standard ISA Bus Adapter (with boot option)
Simple Technology, Viking, Kingston, Lexar, Sandisk, and M-Systems make flash cards of various configurations.
Diamomond Systems (PC-104 add ons)

Cases

http://mp3case.thelanlab.com/
Bytech Cases
Enlight Cases
Futurecase
APW - Instrumentation cases
Mark V - Cheap rack mount cases
Build Your Own 1U Rack Mount case
Kydex fire retardant thermoplastics (mold your own)

MP3 DSPs

MP3 Player IC
Micronas MPEG-1/2 Layer-2/3 Decoder

Interfacing

Tomi Engdahl's electronics info page
Wiring an HD44780 LCD to the parallel-port , (image)
LCD detail page
Serial, Parallel, Keyboard, etc
Trick PC into thinking a keyboard exists
Parallel Port Central
Parallel Port FAQ, monitoring

Embedded Linux

Micro Unix (Yet another slashdot style discussion forum.. Dedicated to embedded Unix)
Linux Embedded Similar to above
EmbedLinux.NET and another
EMLAB and another
LinuxDevices.com and another
LEM - also has hardware links
Another Embedded Linux Project Page
PLEB
MuLinux
ET-Linux
TacoBox - Linux on PC-104
PC 104.org

Docs and FAQ's

Temperature Issues
Condensation Issues
How to paint a case
comp.arch.hobbyis FAQ

Misc

High Tech Cafe - closeout electronic items
Onspec electronics - IO device converters
Shuttle technology - IO device converters
M$ page on usb-to-legacy port converter products


MP3 Players

MP3.com's list of players - Commercial and Non Commercial

Commercial MP3 Players

Lp3 - Parallel port mp3 player
Raite AV715 - MP3 CD, CDDA, SVCD, DVD Player
Afreey LD-2060 - Similar as above
Apex AD-600A
NetDrives' Brujo
D'Music Mp3CD Portable
MamboX - Similar as above
Kiwi Portable -Similar as above
MP-ROM - Automotive player
TerraTec M3PO
Empeg
Mp3 TidalWave - MP3 & SVCD Player
Diamond Multimedia's RIO
Saehan's MPMan
MP3 Station - for PlayStation
Pontis MPlayer3
MP3 Anywhere
penguinradio

Homebrew MP3 Projects

Standalone projects

http://w3.one.net/~fergy
http://www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/Monitor/9049/index.html
http://leute.server.de/peichl/mpegcde.htm
http://www.elmp.org
http://www.sdf.se/~dj/
http://www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/Screen/5699/
http://galaxy.ch/MusicBOX/
http://igalaxie.com/ltt/mp3/
http://www.mdc.net/~paulb/cajun/
http://students.vassar.edu/~alfore/cajun/
http://www.psionics.demon.co.uk/mp3/index.html
http://dorifer.heim3.tu-clausthal.de/~olli/project/
http://lcdat.mesterhazy.net/
http://www.sparta.lu.se/~bjorn/whitney/
http://www.oscar-mp3.de/
http://www.softlab.ece.ntua.gr/~sivann/mp3ophono/
http://www.image.dk/~spaceguy/mp3
http://members.tripod.com/~videoripper/mp3player/
http://members.xoom.com/Cyphaetus
http://www.coe.neu.edu/~riker/
http://djweis.plconline.com/~djweis/player/
http://surf.to/mp3cd

Automotive projects

http://www.scott.kincaid.net - also sells Small PC Power Supplies for the Car
http://www.mobilejukebox.com/
http://www.topher.net/~andym/trou/main.htm
http://utter.chaos.org.uk/~altman/mp3mobile/
http://www.mp3car.com/
http://members.xoom.it/mp3car/
http://www.capybara.org/~dfraser/car-mp3.html
http://www.chuckiii.com/mpIII/
http://www.jarcom.com/inmotion/
http://ashleypowers.homepage.com
http://kpc.phester.org/
http://www.ryanspc.com/carmp3/mp3player.html

Portable projects

http://www2s.biglobe.ne.jp/~elm/reports/mpc/report_e.html
http://cd3.wiredglobal.com/
http://is2.dal.ca/~buttdg/mp3_player.html
http://seniord.ee.iastate.edu/may0017/homepage.html


Formats

Proposed Media Formats

http://www.ccs.neu.edu/home/bchafy/indexer/indexer.html

CD, Media, and Other Specifications

Red Book, Yellow Book, ISO9660, etc
ID3
SMIL
MPEG-4
MPEG-7


Software

LCDProc
The CD Building Project for UNIX  - Has links for most CD related UNIX software
mpg123
FreeAmp
X11Amp
LAME
BladeEnc
Icecast
xaudio
supermount
cramfs - compressed ROM filesystem in kernel 2.3.39 and above (like gzexe & bzexe but for whole fs)
magicdev - CD automount/autoplay feature in RH-6.1. Requires GNOME and ORBit more info



This page is by no means complete. Please send me links.
Bryan Chafy
bchafy@ccs.neu.edu

Last Updated 8 Apr 2000