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    1st post, 1st question(power related)

    Greetings all,

    I have been planing to undergo this project for a long time and when my headunit died i figured i might as well finely go about getting my own carpc.

    To begin with a little bit about my system:

    i will be used via epia en15000 with 512mb ddr2 ram.
    I will be using a usb slim cd/dvd from MCS
    and a 20gig 5 year old 2.5" hdd(had one lying around :P)
    will be fitted to a custome dual din caseing.
    accesseries will include usb GPS reciever with 7" lilliput.
    to power this i have chosen m3-atx.
    The screen will be powered from the m3-atx.

    I have all the parts mantioned above and right now waiting to recive the amp-100 from www.davidnavone.com.

    My question propably a simple one for you experts but although i'm a bit familiar with electroncs car audio is my new frontier.
    I read that a 12gauge wire would safice to power m3-atx spu, but does anyone know what wire gauge i should be using to power the amp-100?

    I was thinking of running 1 wire from my battery then spliting it.
    Would this be a good idea or should i run a seperate wire for the amp?

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    if it's not too much wattage, get a fused 8 and end it with a distribution block these kits usually run about $35 at walmart. comes with an 8 guage fused positive power hookup, 8 guage negative, 2ch RCA's & a 16 guage remote wire.
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    ok thanks, will check walmart tomorow, but last time i was in a canadian walmart i didn't see that they had any wiring kits.

    Will check to be sure though.

    Thanks for the sugestion.

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