Author Topic: Power Control for Phoenix USB Microphone  (Read 1362 times)

cafedumonde

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Power Control for Phoenix USB Microphone
« on: March 31, 2011, 12:03:05 pm »

I have two MDs with the Phoenix USB Solo microphones. The work fantastically...just as well as any conference phone, and I use the phone on MD feature often while watching TV.

The one thing I would change about the setup is the brightness of the blue LED on the microphone. Its blinding; especially in the dark. Is it possible to control power to the USB port, turning the microphone on only when SimplePhone is handling a call?  Then, the blue LED would become a feature...an additional alert when calls come in.

I've experimented with this unsuccessfully using this document:

http://www.mjmwired.net/kernel/Documentation/usb/power-management.txt

All of the power control files are there but I can't get any of my USB ports to respond.

Any thoughts or suggestions would be appreciated.

CDM

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Re: Power Control for Phoenix USB Microphone
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2011, 05:30:16 pm »
An interesting thought, but I do not know... Would need to do some experimenting, and my plate is currently very full...

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Re: Power Control for Phoenix USB Microphone
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2011, 06:55:20 pm »
you could open it up and unsolder it and but in a resistor or something to that effect.
or fill the hole that it sits in with hot glue to diffuse the light

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Re: Power Control for Phoenix USB Microphone
« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2011, 08:10:13 pm »
You could also apply an old fix for the check engine light in your car. Put a piece of black tape over the light...