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  1. I have my Galaxy Tab 2.0 7" installed in the...

    I have my Galaxy Tab 2.0 7" installed in the dash...I find that the battery charges enough on my 10-minute commute to keep the device in standby all night...IF I leave the GPS off/de-selected in...
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    Maybe it's my car, but I haven't seen that yet. ...

    Maybe it's my car, but I haven't seen that yet. Yes, bright sunlight degrades the experience, but I've never run into a situation where I couldn't read it clearly.
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    Remember, I've done both...I know exactly what it...

    Remember, I've done both...I know exactly what it takes to make a PC work with all those devices.

    No, even if you do have a couple of USB devices plugged in, on the laptop alternative you still...
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    Supposedly, the new flavors of android support...

    Supposedly, the new flavors of android support USB audio, which opens up a plethora of high-quality DACs and even optical or s/pdif output to the android device.
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    I've used both systems (used many popular skins...

    I've used both systems (used many popular skins for RoadRunner/RideRunner for about 5 years on my carPC install, been on android now for a few months).

    Front End: I'd argue that android, with its...
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    The thing I don't understand (and I stated this...

    The thing I don't understand (and I stated this in another thread) is why you didn't just use cifs support in the tablet and any samba NAS to host your media files on the network. That DLNA setup is...
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    If you want it to be flexible in terms of look,...

    If you want it to be flexible in terms of look, have widgets, have expandable, removable storage, etc. choose android. Choose iOS if you want the expanded app selection, but the touch interface on...
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    No, I have to touch the right corner of the...

    No, I have to touch the right corner of the display to bring up the play, pause, ff, rewind and volume controls, which are available even when the nav is running. To switch apps, I have to touch the...
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    Like was said, PC's can do complex audio...

    Like was said, PC's can do complex audio processing (but so can some off-board processors built for car stereo) and they have, via I/O modules and customization, almost limitless flexibility of...
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    I believe, iirc, that Splashtop (THD if you have...

    I believe, iirc, that Splashtop (THD if you have an nvidia-powered tablet) will do both...I've watched 1080i tv recordings on it with no video stuttering, but don't know the effects of not muting the...
  11. Thread: in car NAS

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    If you can get any given NAS to show up on your...

    If you can get any given NAS to show up on your network with samba shared files, you can use cifs support in android to mount it to an internal storage location on the tablet, thus allowing any...
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    Things to consider with any tablet, besides...

    Things to consider with any tablet, besides performance:

    How will you power it? With the Samsung Galaxy Tab's, for example, it's all but impossible to host usb devices as well as charge the...
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    The way it works is that all the electrical...

    The way it works is that all the electrical devices in your car, from the factory, are grounded somehow indirectly to the battery negative via the (usually short) wire from the chassis to the...
  14. Inverters can be safe, but the dearth of them run...

    Inverters can be safe, but the dearth of them run hot when any real power is needed, have a mechanical fan in some cases, and typically use about 40-50% of the power they draw in waste heating their...
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    It is and it isn't....for many people starting a...

    It is and it isn't....for many people starting a carPC project today, I think that Android offers an easy in-road in an interface and application ecosystem that's designed for touch from the get-go. ...
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    My question on that would be if it were possible...

    My question on that would be if it were possible to use the carnetx, while not plugged into a mobo, to basically monitor battery voltage and power/shut down the other computer via a relay wired into...
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    I hope I can make this month's meet...it's been...

    I hope I can make this month's meet...it's been years since I went to one, but I need to finish up some install bidness (glassing in a sub and re-doing a tray for my processor controller) before I...
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    I'd have gone with one of the HeroTab m10 clones,...

    I'd have gone with one of the HeroTab m10 clones, or something in 7", with a capacitive touch screen over the Coby, but that's just me.... same Cortex A8, but capacitive, and depending on the clone,...
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    For myself, I would rather pursue doing something...

    For myself, I would rather pursue doing something like a cheap Chinese no-name android tablet, where I wouldn't be worried about modifying the bezel and buttons for a permanent install. They're out...
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    Poll: Was wondering (after reading the faq and anything...

    Was wondering (after reading the faq and anything else i could find after multiple searches) if anyone could help me...

    I used to be able to tune to a Sirius station in RR/eLite Lite by clicking...
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    I just got a quote back from Mouser on a larger...

    I just got a quote back from Mouser on a larger (15" 16:10) touch screen, but it's twice the list price and availability column shows "TBD" :ranger:...I was thinking about turning an old lappy into a...
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    I think this could be done, as the touch screen...

    I think this could be done, as the touch screen and controller are of comparable size to the stock versions. It would, however, require some wrangling of the ribbon cable from the screen itself to...
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    The weather still isn't cooperating, this is...

    The weather still isn't cooperating, this is about as bad as I can make it look today, which is still a damn sight better than what I had. These are cell phone pics, so bear with the contrastiness...
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    I just wanted to say :love: to the OP and other...

    I just wanted to say :love: to the OP and other contributors to this thread...I was able to order the materials from the listed links (I went the DIY route) and installed my touch screen and...
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    Oh, not at all, I hope I didn't sound like I was...

    Oh, not at all, I hope I didn't sound like I was being retaliatory or defensive, that was certainly not the intent. My posts here are only a subjective comparison done based on my own needs, and a...
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