does anyone know where i can get one?
in fact... i need two...
does anyone know who makes these?
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CPU:Picara PC TX3 P-III 1GHz w/XP Pro
Display: Xenarc 7" VGA Touch screen
Sound: SoundBlaster Extigy
HU 1:Panasonic CQ-DVR909U
HU 2:Performance Teknique 7" in-dash LCD
CD Changer: Alpine CRA-1655RF
Amp Highs: MA Audio M480i
Amp Lows: MA Audio SY5011DX
Highs: Audiobahn AS65Q 6.5"
Mids: Audiobahn ABF39Q 6x9
Fill: Audiobahn ACX460p 4x6
Lows:2 Adiobahn 1000Qs
Well If you dont mind waiting a month for a shutdown controller, I suggest Jeffs, I have it installed and it works Great, Im glad I got it.
It uses a 16F628 PIC (although it's easy enough to change it to a smaller/cheaper 12C508). The good thing about this design is that it senses the voltage on the +12V and turns on the output relay only when it reaches 13.5V or so (the exact voltage can be trimmed using a trimpot). This prevents your PC from rebooting as the voltage drops to 8V during cranking.
The bad thing is that you need a PIC programmer and other tools build the circuit.