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  • The green wire does nothing!

    Hello everyone,

    I'm new here.. and am glad I found this forum because it rocks!

    Anyway I have bought an indash LCD monitor off ebay and when I went to wire it up (bench test) I found that the green wire that goes to the handbrake does nothing. Whether it is earthed or not the unit still works. I would have thought it shouldn't work if the handbrake is on? Or is the manufacturer just adding a green wire that really does nothing to make it legal to install in cars?

    This is the unit I bought

    http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI....778541228&rd=1

    Cheers

  • #2
    I don't know the screen so I can't tell anything about the green wire.

    Something else now: I'm looking at the specs and I don't think this screen is VGA. Are you hooking up a computer on it?
    Worklog: http://www.mp3car.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=52477

    Install: 90% complete

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    • #3
      It's obviously not VGA, it says RCA inputs and only shows RCA connectors... he never said it was VGA
      But don't take it from me! here's a quote from a real, live newbie:
      Originally posted by Viscouse
      I am learning buttloads just by searching on this forum. I've learned 2 big things so far: 1-it's been done before, and 2-if it hasn't, there is a way to do it.
      eegeek.net

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      • #4
        Originally posted by evandude
        It's obviously not VGA, it says RCA inputs and only shows RCA connectors... he never said it was VGA
        Did I ever say that he said it was VGA? I was just wondering if he thinks he will have quality issues.
        Worklog: http://www.mp3car.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=52477

        Install: 90% complete

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