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    power supply and sound card question

    Alright, so i ended up at a computer show today and figured I'd start my project. I want a 100% computer sound system with NO head unit. So I have the computer and i have a couple of questions.

    1) i know i need a dc-dc PS, but how can i automaticly turn the computer on, say when the ACC is on? And off when the car tunrs off?

    2) for the AC' 97 onboard sound, can i just get a steiro-to-rca and plug that in to run sound to the amp?

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    -Spaze

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    1.check the PS forum or FAQ emporium
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    ok, my-bad with the not searching. Better question is that my micro-ATX board, chip, mem, combo drive, etc will need more than the 150watts the opus can supply. So, after a quick talk with my EE buddy he suggested that I run two in parallel. Um, can this be done? i know it will be super expensive, but I would rather not run an inverter in my car. Or, should i just scrap this idea and shop for a inverter?

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