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Thread: Has anyone considered using a modified all-in-one PC?

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    Has anyone considered using a modified all-in-one PC?

    Just came across these and was thinking they had potential with a few mods. Anyone looked into it already?

    http://www.tekmart.com.au/19.htm
    Let's see how much a carPC can REALLY do...

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    it's a 19" monitor....not sure who would want to run that in their car....a few sure, but how praticle?
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    I don't think a lot of people would have space for a 17" or 19" monitor

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    Shouldn't take much modification to install it where the glovebox is in most cars (or the 17" if there isn't quite enough space for the 19") - and considering how much trouble a lot of people seem to be going to, this seems like a viable alternative, especially when the fact it has a pretty good PC built in is taken into consideration. I can understand why a lot of people wouldn't want to go that way, 'cause it's nice to have a glove box sometimes, but you could always put in a drawer setup under one of the seats...
    Let's see how much a carPC can REALLY do...

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    oh, not to mention they're 3K

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    Yikes... that is a lot of $$$
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    Unless you have a tank, a 19in monitor in a car would look STUPID.
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    That's Australian Dollars though, works out to about USD$2200. Not exactly cheap, true. Just throwing it out as an idea to see what everyone thinks anyway...

    As an aside, been looking at Red Gti's install and just wanted to say, looks really nice, awesome work. Hope I can manage to come somewhere near that level of quality on my install - given me something to aim for.
    Let's see how much a carPC can REALLY do...

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    good lord that is expensive. just pick up a used gateway profile if you are interested in that route

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    l0l - or just do what i'm doing and pick yourself up a tablet laptop. the only downside is that it doesnt have an optical drive but- i mean really - who watches dvds in a car?

    all of my movies are divx rips sitting on my hard drive ;]
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