Page 5 of 5 FirstFirst 12345
Results 41 to 44 of 44

Thread: Who builds their own carputers?

  1. #41
    Newbie
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Posts
    4
    Quote Originally Posted by coucouillu View Post
    Wow men, 3D printer looks really usefull. Could I know where have you built/bought your prototype?
    3D printers can found here or you can build with the parts. http://reprap.org/wiki/Main_Page go to the forums to printers.

  2. #42
    Mod - iPad Forums RipplingHurst's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Danville, CA
    Posts
    2,176
    Quote Originally Posted by mayhembdm666 View Post
    Another thing which i dont know how many people have done, But is something i recommend.. Having a bench plug/socket installed.. This way when you remove the unit(s) from the car. You will be able to place it on the desk. Plug in one single plug and everything is good to go.. This has been one of the issues that allowed me to remove the projects easily and when i want to quickly so i can make a change and put it back in without it taking an hour.

    I think it's generally a better idea to bring power to the computer in the car. In my experience Windows freaks out and get unstable when you unplug everything (GPS, Bluetooth, wifi, serial stuff) and run a windows update or any other update. So I just switch out the 12V to the DSATX and plugin a modded ATX PSU instead.

  3. #43
    Maximum Bitrate LinuxRacr's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2003
    Posts
    506
    Quote Originally Posted by LinuxRacr View Post
    Build your own. Here's mine:










    2010 updates





    New Preassembled Black Double Din LCD Frame with 7" Lilliput 629GL-70NP/C/T. with Metra 99-7505 dash kit attached with 4mmscrews and washers. Should have gotten 6 mm screws...





    My Car: 2001 Mazda MP3
    My OLD Carputer project: Here
    Completion Progress Bar: [**********100%]
    Current build! Here
    Completion Progress Bar: [*********99%]

  4. #44
    Self proclaimed spoon feeder TruckinMP3's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2002
    Location
    Colorado
    Posts
    2,742
    Build your own or buy something made.... personal choice

    I cannot remember the last time I worked on or changed my install...
    TruckinMP3
    D201GLY2, DC-DC power, 3.5 inch SATA

    Yes, you should search... and Yes, It has been covered before!

    Read the FAQ!

Page 5 of 5 FirstFirst 12345

Similar Threads

  1. Car audio quality in carputers
    By some_cs_student in forum Car Audio
    Replies: 32
    Last Post: 01-18-2006, 12:19 PM
  2. carputers? what's that.
    By xtraxmechx in forum General MP3Car Discussion
    Replies: 16
    Last Post: 06-05-2005, 06:49 PM
  3. pre-built Xenarc carputers any good?
    By ayclens in forum General Hardware Discussion
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 07-07-2004, 09:44 AM
  4. Replies: 19
    Last Post: 07-03-2004, 07:39 AM
  5. Summertime performance of carputers!
    By gtboi in forum Newbie
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 06-23-2004, 08:25 PM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

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