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    The computer seems to be the only think that's...

    The computer seems to be the only think that's being affected. The car's volt meter goes up less than a volt - my thoughts are that the power cable to the computer is picking up the EM radiation like...
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    I've tested the input line with a volt meter, it...

    I've tested the input line with a volt meter, it shoots up to 30V in some places which trips the shutdown sequence. I've managed to block that by having my car PC software make the shutdown button do...
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    Sorry I just took that figure from the PSU (it's...

    Sorry I just took that figure from the PSU (it's a 250W PSU), 7-8A is probably closer to right but most of the 12V voltage regulators I've seen are 1A.

    Specs are:
    Intel DH77DF
    Core i3 3220T...
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    Protecting from EM Radiation

    Whenever I drive in specific places (e.g. near an army radio tower on the way to work) the voltage to my Car PC spikes and the M4 ATX trips the shut down sequence. I was wondering how everyone else...
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    Yes but that's what he needs. Wiring 12V into USB...

    Yes but that's what he needs. Wiring 12V into USB is asking for trouble.
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    You want the red line (missing from that cable),...

    You want the red line (missing from that cable), the red line is 5V.
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    Which IP Camera for Car PC

    I've set up my car pc software to stream feeds from IP cameras so right now when I put my car into reverse it'll stream a feed from a Russian Internet cafe, I'd prefer to see what's behind me while...
  8. Thanks for the feedback, I was hoping to control...

    Thanks for the feedback, I was hoping to control the backlight like davekra's solution but it's a little to complicated for me. I ended up having my software use a dark color scheme between 6pm and...
  9. What do people do about the brightness at night?

    I've just installed a 10" Lillput touchscreen into my dash and I'm wondering how everyone else deals with the brightness of the LCD at night. My car is heavily tinted for privacy but the LCD just...
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    There's not much too it, I ripped out most of the...

    There's not much too it, I ripped out most of the middle section, relocated the air conditioning controls lower, moved most of the buttons below the steering wheel, had a wood-trim frame made to fit,...
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    1996 Audi A6 Car PC

    Finally finished my Car PC (well it'll never really be finished, but it's usable now). The software I developed myself, the LCD is a lilliput from our host and the frame I had custom made.

    Here's...
  12. Thread: Car PC Software

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    Here's the Maps class: Option Explicit ...

    Here's the Maps class:



    Option Explicit

    Dim ma As Object
    Dim view_X As Double, view_Y As Double, view_Z As Double
    Dim dView_X As Double, dView_Y As Double, dView_Z As Double
    Dim...
  13. Thread: Car PC Software

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    It's easily customised for other schemes (all the...

    It's easily customised for other schemes (all the config stuff is stored outside of the exe), those screenshots are just for my car. I've customised a copy for my other car (a '96 Audi A6) which will...
  14. Thread: Car PC Software

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    You can just copy across the dx8 vb library...

    You can just copy across the dx8 vb library straight onto Windows 7, register it and it'll work.
  15. Thread: Car PC Software

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    Thanks for the feedback, it uses DirectX 8, one...

    Thanks for the feedback, it uses DirectX 8, one problem is my Car PC is an old Lenovo Idea Pad (Atom based with Intel graphics), it's very slow though I'll be upgrading it to a Core i3 system soon...
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    Wow this is great, any chance of adding an...

    Wow this is great, any chance of adding an equalizer?
  17. Thread: Car PC Software

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    Car PC Software

    I've been working on some software for my Car PC, I'd just like to take this opportunity to show off some screenshots:

    http://images.wprime.net/share/carpc-screenshots/ss1.jpg...
  18. Actually I just thought, that would make the...

    Actually I just thought, that would make the camera unusable when the car's not in reverse, but I can use the exact same approach with a USB cable and a flash drive, and have my software check...
  19. There's an idea, and I can just check if there's...

    There's an idea, and I can just check if there's a camera installed to know if its in reverse!
  20. Getting a reversing camera to auto start when reversing

    Hi all, I'm new here, been browsing around every now and then for a while now though.

    I'm currently working on a Car PC system for my car, right now it plays music, has a GPS with google satelite...
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