I'm researching a carputer purchase on this site and find that there are tons of hardware options available. I'm not much of a hardware guru, much more of a software-type, so I'd like to buy a pre-built system instead of piecing it together myself. I understand that the G4 is the current hot pre-built system, so I'd assume I'd go with that. I really love the freedom of a carputer vs. an aftermarket unit because I can mess with the software all I want. I don't really want to mess with hardware much, but I do want high-end hardware, so basically my questions are about the flexibility of what appears to be the top level pre-built hardware out now.
What I'm not clear on is what I'd be losing by getting a pre-built vs. building my own. For example, does the G4 allow all of the software customization that I'd get if I built my own, or is it more restricted so I can't mess with it as much? Can I put on whatever front-end I want?
Another thing is I see lots of discussion about XM for the G4 but none about Sirius. Is it possible to use Sirius with the G4?
Thanks in advance for any guidance you can provide.
Also, if you wanted to buy a prebuilt system, would you choose the G4 or is there another prebuilt car pc I should look at?
If you purchase the G4 with StreetDeck, you can use one of the user created plug-ins for StreetDeck to run Sirius radio.