07-28-2008, 06:37 PM
wow that is a pretty nice deal, i know of a place that sells asian brands that are really nice and cheap but im not gonna post the link cause i dont want people to think its spam
07-28-2008, 07:59 PM
Has anybody tried this 10.4" touchscreen in this thread from gooddeals with x64 XP or Vista? I'm curious about touchscreen driver support on these 64-bit OS's. I've read in the thread that vista recognized it automatically as a touchscreen device, but it didn't specifically say anything about 64-bit. Just b/c there are 32-bit drivers doesn't necessarily mean there are 64-bit, and I need to be *sure* before I burn $200 on something I may not be able to use if there is no 64-bit touchscreen drivers.
Thanks in advance for any input on this...
07-28-2008, 10:43 PM
Worked fine with my 64bit Vista Ultimate
07-31-2008, 06:53 PM
I've had my 10.4 screen for about a month and I broke the touch screen. Does anyone know where I can find a new touch screen? Better yet, does anyone have one they're not using that I could buy?
08-04-2008, 04:56 AM
Am looking at one of these as well.. Will have to measure up to see if I can go the 10" otherwise will have to settle for the 8"
Love some of the installs you guys do wish I had the skills, mine will just be mounted with some sort of arm sitting infront of the existing radio.
Does Great Deal still advertise on Ebay? I am thinking with all the bad experiences some have had I might be best using paypal at least I get some sort of insurance on delivery.
08-04-2008, 08:36 AM
If you mean gooddeals18, yes he does, for around $7 more than buying from his store directly. Whether you think the difference justifies the added "protection" is of course your call. If you surf around on eBay, you can find somebody who is about $10 cheaper delivered than gooddeals18 via eBay (or about $30 cheaper if you live in NY).
08-08-2008, 05:46 AM
I´ve been watching this conversation for while now, but now I had to register to give you my story with gooddeals18.
Originally Posted by whiteknightoz
You should be careful with them. I ordered the 12.1" ver. of the same display and received it DOA. The display didnt work at all, and the screen had moved inside its case ( I think it had taken a major hit during shipment or some times before). I contacted them right away (the same day, few hours after I had received it from postal office) and also send images of the display.
They asked me to send it back and said that they would pay me back for the expenses.
Funny thing is that they reply to every mail with no more than four words, ie:
"Send it back.
Well I did send it back, and they received it 6/16/08. Since then they have NOT been able to send me a replcement display alltough they have promised to send it to me several times.
I have to admit that I was stupid enough to take extra insurance to delivery ($3) but I guess that they really dont have any insurance system , they just collect the extra cash and hope everything goes fine with delivery.
I´m really *****ed with them and I cannot recommend ordering from them to anyone. Get your displays from somewhere else, because if you encounter problems or receive the product DOA your in over your head.
08-09-2008, 02:14 AM
can the 8" screen take unregulated +12v from the vehicles power supply or do i need to use the +12v rail off of my PSU to power the screen?
08-14-2008, 06:20 PM
That will be hard to answer without seeing schematics of the machine.
Originally Posted by nserpa9248
But I would strongly suspect that the power bricks that come with these provide regulation, and that there is therefore no regulation inside the screen itself. Given that automotive voltage routinely range from 11 to 14.something volts, I would not run it off the vehicle's power.
For mine, I ran power from one an unused hard disk power cable--the yellow and black wires on one side are 12-volt and ground, respectively. That way, you let the computer PSU provide regulation. The screen draws less than 10 watts by my measurement, which should be within the range of any reasonable PSU with a hard disk cable.
My 10.4" monitor from Gooddeals18.com works fine, so far. I did use the alternate drivers from Touchkit that have been linked in this thread. The image is bright, and the touchscreen aspect works intuitively. I say and played solitaire for an hour with it sitting in my lap to see if I could break it, and I could not. No complaints, despite some trepidation based on the problems some have reported here.
08-16-2008, 04:03 PM
hey guys does anyone know how many pins/conductors the ribbon has in the 8" screen model? i counted 38 but im sure its probably a 40 connector ribbon, i need to know the pitch and conductor count
if someone knows this info or were i can get a much longer ribbon that would be great, i need a longer one for my custom mod which requires the circuit board to be in a different location :/
I have seen some on ebay but i do not know the number of conductors exactly nor the pitch of the ribbon