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Video Tour of the New - New- Fanless Micro Intel Vehicle Computer (Built by Mp3car)
Mp3car picks the best of the best, reliable and low cost components for their new custom computer package.
1.2 amps at basic resting configuration peaking at 1.9 amps with 100% cpu load.Less Than 300$Expandable and customizableIgnition Integrated with the P2140Based on proven components
Fanless D945GSEJT Motherboard
T-1610 CaseEE25 Ruggedized Hard driveP2140 Industrial Power Supply
To Be released On Friday on the Mp3car Store
Pricing currently at 287$
For a limited time, we are making some of the add on components available at a large discount.
The Vehicle power kit including the p2140 is 15$ off retail prices.The ee25 Industrial grade hard drives are being sold for only a 20$ upgrade.
For 10 or more units we can customize the enclosure to provide access to other motherboard features or make other customizations:
SSD Or Flash Storage Linux/XP Embedded or other OS preinstalledAudio input portsExternal Wifi PortSerial Ports4 more USB PortsLess MemoryCom PortsPS2 PortsLVDS ConnectorsESATAParallel port
Updated 12-01-2009 at 10:29 AM by optikalefx
We have added the New Fanless Morex T-1610 Case Only for D945GSEJT to our store. These cases will begin shipping on Friday August 7, 2009.
Fanless Morex T-1610 Mini-ITX Case - White
Model No.: T1610
Dimensions(mm): 38mm (H) x 178mm (W) x 178mm(D)
Suitable M/B: Intel D945GSEJT M/B
Main Board Size(mm): Mini-ITX Form Factor (170 x 170)
Front Port: N/A
CD / DVD Device: N/A
HDD Device: (1) 2.5" mounting bracket
PCI Slots: N/A
System Fan: N/A (fanless)
Application: Vehicle or Car-PC with Carnetix P2140, Thin Client, Transportation, Networking, All-In-One
Power Supply: (not included in above price)
Optonal Carnetix P2140 (for vehicle/Marine Use) (7.5-34 VDC input) (ignition integrated startup/shut down timer*)
Optional Accessory: AC Adapter (12V/5A)
*ignition integrated startup/shut down timing requires XC3 Cable) and 3.5mm to MB header assembly (not included)
Our new quick release power kit was just put on the store today.
Feature: Takes unregulated power in and gives you regulated power out all from a single snap in cable.
Watch the Video On the LeftDownload a spec sheet (PDF)Buy the cable by itself (10$ intro price)Buy the case and cableTalk about this on our forums
Scenario: After a clean install you can easily power your touch screen monitor with clean DC power by just connecting the barrel connector coming from your pc. No cutting into the regulated power source required.
Updated 09-04-2009 at 03:33 PM by optikalefx
A morning of speaking events
A speaker series has been anouced to kick off our August 22nd waterfront event. Agenda items will be partially directed by our forum members. The first speaker announced is Mark Miller. Please see his bio here and a discussion about recommended topics. Attendees will be guiding discussion topics through discussions on our forums. The speaker series will occur at the mp3car office from 9am 11am on Saturday August 22nd at the mp3car office at 2400 Boston Street. Videos will be broadcast in HD online after the event.
Best car of the show contest - Thousands of dollars in prizes
There will be a first, second and third place prizes. Prizes have been donated by Centrafuse, Scantool, Mo-Co-So, Mp3car and Lilliput. Contest rules announced here.
More details here or jump in and get get your ticket here
Talk about the event here.
Updated 09-04-2009 at 03:34 PM by optikalefx
Western digital was able to cram 1TB of data into this new laptop drive. They are 34% taller at 12.5mm as compared to the standard 9.5mm height.
This drive appears to mainly be developed for the consumer electronics market, but they do advertise shock resistant features:
"ShockGuard™ - Leading-edge ShockGuard technology combines firmware and hardware advancements to meet the highest combined shock tolerance specifications required for mobile and notebook applications.
SecurePark™ - Parks the recording heads off the disk surface during spin up, spin down and when the drive is off. This ensures the recording head never touches the disk surface, resulting in improved long-term reliability due to less head wear and improved shock tolerance. "
You can only get it packaged in a USB passport (WD10TEVT) for now and the price is $249.99
Talk about this on our forums here.