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    Considerations?

    What should I take into consideration as im planning my system Like i know the obvious question of " what do I want it to do " but beyond that what should i think about as i start planning this in-dash system. If it maters its going in an older dodge intrepid a 95.

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    How will you:
    control it (touch screen, keyboard/mouse, keypad)
    Power it (inverter, DC-DC)
    Display (character LCD, Composite, VGA, none, multiple)

    What generation of PC tech will you use ( this affects power consumption )

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    I cite this to Newbies a lot but it's helpful in making decisions about your system: http://www.carnetix.com/DecisionTree/DecisionTree.htm
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    I was gung ho on building a PC [until] just recently. However, between my new phone having internet and GPS and all...and this kit...Im starting to have trouble justfiying it haha.
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    Thanks, for your input, Where do you recomend shopping for parts at, of course there is here but where else I have just within the past week decided to do this Ive thought about it since About 97 but untill now i just didnt see a good way to do it.

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