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    Well, official confirmation from iNav that...

    Well, official confirmation from iNav that iGuidance won't do it:
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    Fathers of toddlers will understand why this...

    Fathers of toddlers will understand why this project is taking so !#$^$&$#@ long.

    Anyway, I've got my power cables hooked up to the battery, fuses in place, and the 4-channel amplifier I'm going...
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    UPDATE: Just FYI, struck out on the Microsoft...

    UPDATE: Just FYI, struck out on the Microsoft angle. Direct from Microsoft's documentation for the ActiveX control I'm using:

    Windows Media Player ActiveX controlBy default, the Player control...
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    iGuidance voice/audio/sound output

    Is there anyway to setup iGuidance to have it's audio output (the voice prompts and beeps) to be output to a windows sound device OTHER than the DEFAULT windows sound device?

    I'm able to change...
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    Thanks everyone. I wish I could say I've made...

    Thanks everyone. I wish I could say I've made more progress. Holidays really sidetracked me and I've got a "honey-do" list a mile long.

    Anyway, I am going headless... no head unit. I bought an...
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    Stockton's not far from Sacramento. I guess it...

    Stockton's not far from Sacramento. I guess it depends on where most people are coming from... I'm guessing bay area, so east bay -- i.e. fremont area -- is probably most centrally located.

    If...
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    It was 20 bux including labor. I don't recall how...

    It was 20 bux including labor. I don't recall how much the plastic by itself was, but their stuff is all really inexpensive. For example, that piece of 1/8" plexi I used to mount the controller was...
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    OK, I'm going to use a piece of 1/8" plexi raised...

    OK, I'm going to use a piece of 1/8" plexi raised up to mount the lcd controller:
    http://www.mp3car.com/vbulletin/imagehosting/130008471c19056124f.jpg

    Controller bolted in:...
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    Progress is excrutiatingly slow. I have two kids...

    Progress is excrutiatingly slow. I have two kids who keep me pretty busy, so finding time to work on this is very hard to come by. Nevertheless some good progress has been made. The pics pretty much...
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    Agreed, save yourself the grief and get something...

    Agreed, save yourself the grief and get something intended for automotive use with a shutdown controller, etc.
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    You have to tell your video card to output to the...

    You have to tell your video card to output to the composite/s-video output. This is done differently depending on what kind of video card you have, but it won't just automatically be sending a...
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    It sounds like your video card is outputting...

    It sounds like your video card is outputting 800x600 still, and then only creating an 800x480 desktop (thus creating 120px of black space at the bottom). What video card do you have?
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    I wouldn't think you'd need to buy an amp kit. I...

    I wouldn't think you'd need to buy an amp kit. I ended up doing so as it was cheaper as I needed all the other parts that also came with it.

    Here's some good info on wire selection that I used:...
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    Yeah, but you can get one for $10. I got this one...

    Yeah, but you can get one for $10. I got this one and it works great.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16812156018
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    Cool case. Nice seeing it in the video....

    Cool case. Nice seeing it in the video. However.... Ice Ice Baby???
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    MP3Car.com Store ROCKS

    I actually thought I'd be posting a complaint in this forum, but far from it. Here's what happened...

    I ordered their 2000 Watt amp installation kit. Instead, what showed up at my door was a 200...
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    Yes, that's the next step, but I'm guessing the...

    Yes, that's the next step, but I'm guessing the CarPC will be fine inside. Are you using onboard VGA? Maybe try another VGA card, if possible? What kind of case is your computer in? Perhaps it needs...
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    You have to isolate the problem. Can you plug a...

    You have to isolate the problem. Can you plug a laptop directly into the screen with a shorter cable? See if the problem persists. If the problem goes away, it's the 15' VGA cable (some kind of...
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    I count 5 on this thread.

    I count 5 on this thread.
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    Count me in. I'm in Stockton, so not far. Haven't...

    Count me in. I'm in Stockton, so not far. Haven't completed my install yet, but if its in November some time that gives me a deadline to shoot for.
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    2nd round of parts ordered. Also, am setting up...

    2nd round of parts ordered. Also, am setting up dual-zone audio (see this post).
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    Struck out at both Best Buy and Radio Shack. Found this one online:

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16817707108

    It takes 9V (100ma) for power. Guess I'll have to figure out...
  23. Thread: 99 audi a6

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    Try this:...

    Try this:
    http://www.mp3car.com/vbulletin/car-audio/24620-audi-s4-bose-wiring.html
  24. Thread: 99 audi a6

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    There's this great web site that will tell you...

    There's this great web site that will tell you anything you want about that and more:

    www.google.com
  25. Follow-up... here are some of the potential...

    Follow-up... here are some of the potential issues I see:

    1. RoadRunner might get in the way. I know I can default mplayerc (the video player for RR) to output to a specific sound card. However,...
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