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    I have some free hardware can I use it in my carputer

    I have about 15 compaq prosignia 330 desktops available to me absolutly free. They are all P3 450mhz, and I can load one up with 384mb of ram. They all have 12 gig hard drives and I also have some laptop hard drives lying around. I was wondering if I could use this equipment in my carputer and if an opus would support it all. I was thinking about using the laptop hard drives and using the converter sold here on mp3car.com to use a little less energy. Give me some ideas. I have a lot of free equipment laying around just collecting dust.

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    From those sepcs... I think that it should run on an Opus 150w perfectly fine. The only problem I can see is if compaq decided to use a proprietory PSU. Then you'd have to get an adapter or go with an inverter (least optional).

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    Quote Originally Posted by sciff5
    I was wondering if I could use this equipment in my carputer and if an opus would support it all.
    Why would you want 15 compaq's in your car? That would be a carputer-lab!
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    Im thinking laptop...

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    Yes you could use one of them. For God's sake, search. And don't double post.
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    Quote Originally Posted by shizzle
    Why would you want 15 compaq's in your car? That would be a carputer-lab!
    JK
    Well, maybe he has one of those army trucks that Frodo keeps talking about

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    sciff5 wanna hook me up with one :-P ill pay shipping

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    Quote Originally Posted by xdjxklusivex
    sciff5 wanna hook me up with one :-P ill pay shipping
    I was actually thinking, when the time comes to install this bad boy into my car (especially the lillyput molded into the dash) I am gonna need some serious help and I was thinking I might be able to grab some help from some board members in return for some free computer parts and beer. I just had an interview today at a used computer brokering company. So if I get the job (which things look good right now) I should be up to my eyeballs in wholesale computer parts.

    And with an inventory of around 80,000+ parts I should have a damn good selection

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    :-D sweet but u wanna hook me up wit a laptop lol i want to experiment with the sceens ill help u out with fab work :-P

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    Quote Originally Posted by xdjxklusivex
    sciff5 wanna hook me up with one :-P ill pay shipping
    Serious? Those things suck. Drive over to your local thrift shop and pick one up for the price of shipping.
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    Quote Originally Posted by xBrady
    Serious? Those things suck. Drive over to your local thrift shop and pick one up for the price of shipping.
    just for the hell of it :-P and hey u fruit basket go on msn i needa ask u soemthing!

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