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    Regular PC into carputer possible?

    Folks,

    I'm wondering if anyone has converted a regular PC for use in the car environment? If so are there any pics of the unit and mounting?

    Thanks,

    O

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    I "converted" a laptop, does that count? ;-)

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    Check the project threads.... plenty of examples. Most of us are using a motherboard that was made for a case on/under a desk.

    Read a lot more, tons of answers are available.
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    Quote Originally Posted by oekundar
    Folks,

    I'm wondering if anyone has converted a regular PC for use in the car environment? If so are there any pics of the unit and mounting?

    Thanks,

    O
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    erm... Isn't it like what most people here do: put a PC into the car...?
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    yes...Marsupial, but I wasn thinking more along the form factor lines...thanks though!

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    I used to have just a standard mini tower case strapped in my trunk with bungie cords. Worked quite well, only thing I had to do was extend the power led and the power button. For that I just used an old serial connector so it could be disconnected when I needed to take the PC inside.

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