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  • Tiny Computer the size of a DVD drive

    Check this out

    http://www.nobu-usa.com/Products/MSRV1000.htm

    Its new to me maybe not new to you but for those in a space crunch this would work awesome

    Cheers
    -Jesus- King of Kings Lord of Lords

  • #2
    Overall a VERY cool device. It even takes 12v power input, so all you would need to build is a 12v regulator, instead of an entire power supply. The only issues I can see are: first, it only has a 20gb hard drive. That can be an issue depending on what you want to store on your carputer. Secondly, they use the word "server" when referring to it, so you can assume it will cost a fortune. Also, its just a CD drive, not DVD drive, so no playing DVDs on it.

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    • #3
      Want to go really small?

      The 5 1/2 PC is some what old.

      For finger sized PCs read:
      "A selection of weeny PCs
      Posted on March 8, 2004"
      On http://www.mini-itx.com/
      Talk about hardcore small.

      Or better yet(a 1Ghz PDA sized PC with a 20gb hard drive):
      http://www.oqo.com/hardware/basics/
      http://www.oqo.com/hardware/photos/photo02.html
      Calen Kennedy
      CEO Internet Boy Inc
      IS/IT Easter Seals West Kentucky
      IS/IT Paducah Housing

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      • #4
        I figured it wasn't new but i hadn't seen around here at mp3car and figured a post wouldn't hurt. The OQO is BAD ***
        -Jesus- King of Kings Lord of Lords

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        • #5
          I have something about the same size but it's a P4 and probably sucks more power.
          http://www.iwillusa.com/products/Pro...ID=179&CID=172 - without the plexiglass.

          The size makes it easy to put just about anywhere.

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          • #6
            Curiosity,
            What are the "usb steering wheel controls" that you mention in your sig??

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            • #7
              Curiosity,
              What are the "usb steering wheel controls" that you mention in your sig??
              That's really just a USB gamepad. The steering wheel controls use a different resistance for each button, so an analog joystick input is an easy way to decode those. Depending on the car I guess, you have to do a little adjusting with a couple resistors to get the right range, then use DirectInput to read it and do something with it. The odd thing is, if you press two buttons, one cancels the other. You can kind of tell when it goes from one value to another though.

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