Alright, I know how to power these guys up but here lies my problem. I converted my system to power up using ITPS.
I want to do some testing on my bench in the house, this is the problem... somewhere along the lines I hacked up the original 120v wall kit and its probably thrown out by now.. (I wasn't thiking) So I thought I was being clever to create an "ignition" system on my test bench.
I tripped off an old ATX power supply (Green & black wires soldered togeather) connected the 12v HDD plug to my computers "custom" plug (which is also a HDD plug) then put a switch on one of the 12v rails going into the car puter..
In essance I had 12v & 12v(switched) & GND going into my computer but plugged in via wall power (AC) I flipped the switch an wham my itps thought it was in the car and fired my machine up...
Great right ? Wrong !!!! ITPS regulates the voltage going into the machine so it knocks down the 12v (already regulated by the ATX supply ) to 10v this is barely enough to power my machine and it runs crappy...
I need a kit or some other idea to power this guy up on my bench.. any suggestions ? Do they sell a wall power wirring kit, they must ??
Progress [I will seriously never be done!]
Via EPIA MII
OEM GPS (embedded)
nLite WinXP pro on
1GB Extreme III CF card
Carnetix 1260 startup/ DC-DC regulator
Software: Still, re-Writing my existing front end in .Net