Media player system

  • US 20040224638A1
  • Filed: 04/25/2003
  • Published: 11/11/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/25/2003
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A docking station that allows a media player to communicate with other media devices, the media player having a media connector, the docking station comprising:

  • a housing;

    a media bay disposed inside the housing, the media bay being capable of receiving the media player, the media bay including a media bay opening and a media bay connector, the media bay opening providing access to the media bay connector, the media bay connector being configured for removable engagement with the media connector of the media player, the media and media bay connectors providing a connection interface that allows data and power transmissions therethrough; and

    one or more output connectors that are operatively coupled to the media bay connector, at least one of the output connectors being configured to allow data transmission therethrough for communication with the other media devices.

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