Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: deck/pc disk drive????

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2007

    deck/pc disk drive????

    Is ther such a thing? im as going to have my | VAIO® Micro PC UX Premium Series as my deck so I can have a pc in my car but also be able to remove it so i can use it elsewhere. The problem is if I have the computer and someone wants to use my car its going to have no audio of any sort so I wanted to install a deck for a tuner and CD player. Then I started to brain storm and I want a CD drive for my computer also, so is ther a head unit/deck/Disk drive of some sort that I can connect to my pc via usb and still be able to use it has a CD player with or without the PC?

    Any ideas would be ever so helpful

    Subaru WRX sti 07

  2. #2
    Variable Bitrate
    Join Date
    Mar 2002
    This looks like it might(see the mini-B to A cable): In-Dash DVD/AM/FM/MP3/MP4 Player w/3.5" Motorized TFT LCD

    I don't have it, so I can't confirm, but plugging the DVD drive into a computer is the only reason I can think of to have such a cable.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    hmm... I was looking at my viao and I also have a A/V out that might make hooking up a deck easier...?

  4. #4
    Neither darque nor pervert DarquePervert's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2004
    No, you're not going to get an audio CD player (like a headunit) to interface with the PC.

    And the Innovatek unit that tom61 linked to is generally regarded as a piece of garbage, as are all of Innovatek's products.

    I think you need to start doing some reading here: New to CarPCs? Don't know where to start?

    Your best bet is to have a standard headunit with AUX IN, and have the PC audio going into that.
    Have you looked in the FAQ yet?
    How about the Wiki?

    Under normal circumstances, a signature would go here.

Similar Threads

  1. My hard drive situation
    By PhatHam in forum Newbie
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 10-26-2006, 01:50 PM
  2. usb pen drive lost data, how can i recover it?
    By 0okami in forum General Hardware Discussion
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 10-26-2006, 01:13 PM
  3. Problems with a #@$^ing external laptop drive enclosure
    By wardemon666 in forum General Hardware Discussion
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 09-07-2006, 08:22 AM
  4. Hard drive shock problems.
    By Mikesz in forum General Hardware Discussion
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 03-21-2005, 04:37 PM
  5. Laptop Hard Drive in carputer...
    By Powers in forum Newbie
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 05-08-2004, 11:37 PM


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts