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Thread: Is this a good car pc system/ good buy?

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    Is this a good car pc system/ good buy?

    its at $500 now but the seller wants $1000 for it.

    This system is based on a SolarPC XR212m mobile computer system that weighs less than six pounds and operates on just 45 watts of 12 volt DC power. The system includes the following hardware:

    9x11x3.5" industrial-quality aluminum case

    1.2 GHz EPIA M2 motherboard

    250 gigabyte hard drive

    DVD drive

    512 MB of RAM

    Compact flash reader writer

    1394 Firewire port

    M1 ATX intelligent programmable mobile power supply

    Quick connect DC power terminals

    Provideo PVR259 low profile TV/FM tuner

    Senao NL-2511CD+ Ext 200mW PCMCIA Long Range WiFi CARD

    2.4GHz 8dBi Omni magnetic mount antenna for Senao Card

    XM Radio XMD1000 Satellite module & cable (subscription required)

    Globalsat 12-channel parallel processing USB satellite GPS module

    Zalman quiet-cool case fan

    Extra dual USB ports

    Ganz security/backup color camera

    JBL 12 volt powered stereo speakers

    90 watt AC/DC 100/220 to 12 volt power adapter

    ireless remote control

    Headphone/Microphone head set for VOIP telephone calls

    Also:

    Terrestrial or cable TV reception with full TIVO functionality

    Digital FM radio tuner

    XM Radio reception

    MP3, video and photo organizer

    DVD, VCD, DivX, MP3, playback

    Simple system backup and restore capability

    Real-time GPS tracking and routing software

    Complete digital street map of the US

    FireFox web browser with Netstumbler for wireless access

    VOIP calling capability

    All required cables, antennas, connectors etc.

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    Maximum Bitrate shizzle's Avatar
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    double posting is lame. provide a link to the specs... they seem to good to be true, and a little overstated at the least.
    Carputer status: [-*---------]
    Im thinking laptop...

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    Neither darque nor pervert DarquePervert's Avatar
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    Post a link. There's some specs in there that sound suspicious.
    Have you looked in the FAQ yet?
    How about the Wiki?



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