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    the link just goes to a generalized category not a specific item.
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    The screen I used is an "Ex-Audio", It is a cheapo eBay screen from HongKong. Came packaged from China and all manuals are chinese and japanese. Who needs manuals anyways?!

    I too am a cheapo.

    Basically there are only 2 screens for car use. Lilliput which is the cheap "walmart brand" and Xenarc which is the high quality. Xenarc is supposedly better quality and brighter. I like my Ex-Audio screen. It is a rebranded lilliput. So are TVView, and Super. Both lilliputs. Anything that is not a Xenarc, is a lilliput. The new lilliput design with the buttons on the side is exactly liek my Ex-Audio. With the side buttons, it is almost an exact fit for double din and I had no major modifications to my dash to jam it in there. I have had a few problems with it (Search for Ex-Audio and ye shall find).

    1din motorized units will fail. Even a high priced one will fail. It is just a matter of when. So if going that route buy locally (North America only) so that repairs don't hav eyou ship a screen back to hongkong which both ways including customs will cost you more than buying a new screen.
    Fusion Brain Version 6 Released!
    1.9in x 2.9in -- 47mm x 73mm
    30 Digital Outputs -- Directly drive a relay
    15 Analogue Inputs -- Read sensors like temperature, light, distance, acceleration, and more
    Buy now in the MP3Car.com Store

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    oops sorry about the link

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2k1Toaster View Post
    the link just goes to a generalized category not a specific item.
    here it is
    http://cgi.ebay.com/E294-7-TFT-LCD-T...QQcmdZViewItem

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    Quote Originally Posted by BLAXKINNED View Post
    any site with a panda bear that has a power button is good for me.

    It is a lilliput. It will work just like all the rest. $200 seems average. That is what I got mine for. One thing to look at might be the lilliput hack thread. The one where there is a button hack to make the screen auto turn on with a source being inputted. My screen has a standby mode which works for me. No idea about this screen. If you check that lilliput hack thread you will find people that say "make xxxx model yyy bought at store zzzz does/doesn't work with this".
    Fusion Brain Version 6 Released!
    1.9in x 2.9in -- 47mm x 73mm
    30 Digital Outputs -- Directly drive a relay
    15 Analogue Inputs -- Read sensors like temperature, light, distance, acceleration, and more
    Buy now in the MP3Car.com Store

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    "Bad panda. I'm putting you into S3 until you learn to behave yourself!"

    Fusion Brain Version 6 Released!
    1.9in x 2.9in -- 47mm x 73mm
    30 Digital Outputs -- Directly drive a relay
    15 Analogue Inputs -- Read sensors like temperature, light, distance, acceleration, and more
    Buy now in the MP3Car.com Store

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2k1Toaster View Post



    "Bad panda. I'm putting you into S3 until you learn to behave yourself!"

    don't really get it, but thanx for the info so far. really helpful.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2k1Toaster View Post



    "Bad panda. I'm putting you into S3 until you learn to behave yourself!"

    don't really get it, but thanx for the info so far. really helpful.

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    S3 is commonly referred to as "Standby". S4 is "hibernate", and G3 is "complete power off" just to let you know.

    Let us know how it turns out
    Fusion Brain Version 6 Released!
    1.9in x 2.9in -- 47mm x 73mm
    30 Digital Outputs -- Directly drive a relay
    15 Analogue Inputs -- Read sensors like temperature, light, distance, acceleration, and more
    Buy now in the MP3Car.com Store

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    no problemo. i'll definitely post my progress.

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