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    first carputer

    i am not looking for a full custom install, but i was looking at the "stage 3 car computer full package deal" in the mp3 store. if i get this package is this everything i need to have a working carputer? can i connect my existing stereo to this unit. that is everything in my vehicle(amps, speakers and subs) not including the HU i have now. i read about somthing needed to power the computer down when you shut off the vehicle, does this unit come ready or do i need anything extra? i am happy with my current Eclipse HU but i just saw a video for the Street Deck program and that alone made me want a carputer. if i can buy this package plus the street deck software then thats cool but i am really not interested in having to design some crazy setup, as i have already done that with the one i have now. any help is great. thanks in advance.

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    First Carputer

    i am interested in getting the "stage 3" setup that is in the mp3car store. is this system ready to go out of the box? i have a current setup that is running 3 RF 800a2 and 1 RF 600a5 using and Eclipse flip out. can i just replace the Eclipse with this system? but if i need to get anything else could you point me in the right direction. thanks

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    I'm going to move this thread to the Car Audio forum, as the questions you're asking aren't really specific to the mp3car.com product you're considering.

    That said, I highly suggest reading the FAQs that have been compiled, as they will answer a lot of your questions. There is information there about connecting your PC to your audio system in various ways.

    Oh, and welcome to our madness.
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    The complete solution does not include a front end (like StreetDeck) you would have to purchase that software.

    The unit comes with a DC-DC smart PSU to take care of power up and power down.
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    sorry for posting in the wrong spot.

    really i just need to know if this "stage 3" setup is ready to be hooked up in my truck or do i need some other things to make this happen. if anyone knows please let me know. thanks

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    i didnt see this post when i first posted it so i posted again, sorry for that. so.. if i get the the "stage 3" then all i should need is streetdeck to get me up and running. has anyone used this setup? it should be good for basic stuff like watching DVDs, listening to the radio, cd's and Mp3's. and it also have nav. built in?

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    http://store.mp3car.com/BEGINNER_Car..._p/ccc-128.htm

    The description says:
    "This completed Car PC System comes with a Xenarc 7" IN-DASH Touchscreen VGA Monitor, Jetway VIA C7 2.0GHz Mini-ITX Motherboard, M2-ATX automotive power supply, VoomPC-2 Enclosure, Kingston 1GB DDR2 Memory, 120GB SATA 2.5" Hard Drive, SPEC Research USB Wired Keyboard/Mouse, AMPLIFIER INSTALLATION KIT and CD-RW/DVD Slim Combo Drive. This Car PC System comes pre-assembled and tested. All you need is to install your own Operating System and Car PC Software."

    Looks complete to me.
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    thanks, nothing like some good ol sarcasm. i just wanted to be sure,

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    Not sarcasm (text is more difficult to tell tone than verbal)

    Welcome to the board. Where are you going to put that case? (I have an 02 suburban)
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    threads merged....
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