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Thread: Does G4 work as a own headunit?

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2007

    Does G4 work as a own headunit?


    Can I use the G4 without windows. I use windows all the time, at work, at home, as a HTPC and I know that I can't trust windows. You have to restart it, it crashes etc. That is why it would be good if I could use it with the hardware while it is restarting or starting.

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    / Jonas

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Mar 2004
    Little Elm, Texas
    No - the G4 cannot run as a standalone unit.
    Jan Bennett
    FS: VW MKIV Bezel for 8" Lilliput - 95% Finished

    Please post on the forums! Chances are, someone else has or will have the same questions as you!

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    Variable Bitrate JasonMK's Avatar
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    Jun 2007
    Annapolis, MD
    It is a computer, and there for needs an os. Which os is up to you, but don't expect to find drivers &/or support for much beyond XP [not that they don't exists].
    All installed, and ready for visitors. Infill G4 in a 2007 Saturn VUE

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    Variable Bitrate
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    Mar 2004
    If that's what you want... you should keep a traditional headunit (be it factory or aftermarket) and build a CarPC in addition to it. Feed the audio in via aux. That was you always have a working AM/FM/CD player plus the benefits of a CarPC.

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