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    Hi All,

    I have been putting together a car pc but have run into a small problem.
    Basically I have my laptop all setup with GPS etc and have just bought a 8" lilliput touch screen.

    The problem is that I bought it 2nd hand and the car lighter adapter for the touch screen seems to be damaged. Why do I thinks its damaged well, I plugged it in and it started smoking so I'm guessing if it wasn't damaged before it is now.

    So now I need to basically find some sort of replacement for it, does anyone know what the touchscreens power requirements are? Or even better know where I can get a replacement from.


    Cheers
    Davinder

  • #2
    use a 12v stabilised power supply for testing, or a 7812 regulator ic

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    • #3
      Cheers Harrie,

      Do you reckon something like this will do the trick
      http://www.active-robots.com/product...ersupply.shtml
      (the 2 at the bottom of the screen)


      cheers

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      • #4
        800mA. That may be just enough. Check your 8" and make sure it doesn't use more than 800mA/.8A or 9.5W.
        Rick S.

        XP Pro SP2, Soyo P4RC350 MB, Nvidia FX5200, 320W PS, Inverter & uSDC20D, 2.4GHz CeleronD320, 512MB DDR, 30GB 3.5", Pioneer 106s Slot DVD, Linksys WMP54G WiFi, Lilliput 7" & 4" TFT LCD, Zippy EL610 Keyboard, Touchpad, Garmin GPS V

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        • #5
          Thanx everyone,

          I ended up ringing the UK suppliers of lilliput who said they can supply me with a power adapter for £7. Which is not so bad.

          So have placed my order and hope to be using my screen soon and this time I hope I don't blow up the adapter.


          Davinder

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          • #6
            Oh Kiddha Davinder! Tenu Xenarc lena chaeda si - Liliput ne tutjana jaldi!

            Have: Via Epia M10000 1GHz|512Mb|20Gb|Slim slot-loading DVD-R|Carnetix P1280|RevCam|GPS|Illum’d keyboard|11g Wifi
            Waiting for: Xenarc TFT in-dash (haha!)

            Status: Finalising component procurement

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