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    Sounds interesting. I am also working on...

    Sounds interesting. I am also working on installing my odroid x2 in my Audi A3. Still getting all my components together. For now I just have the odroid, bluetooth, wifi and gps. Was going to get the...
  2. Hi fishpost 19, have you found a solution to this...

    Hi fishpost 19, have you found a solution to this problem as yet? I have emailed Derrick, waiting for feedback...
    I was thinking of getting a pal to ntsc converter, do you think this will help?
  3. Hi, any luck with getting feedback on this issue?...

    Hi, any luck with getting feedback on this issue? My camera is doing the exact SAME thing. I connected the camera directly to the tv and it works fine.

    Another problem recently occurred is when I...
  4. I tried soldering the 2 caps but it didn't seem...

    I tried soldering the 2 caps but it didn't seem to have any effect. Derrick, how much will a new controller board cost including postage? Because mine is really getting hot
  5. . Ok, I will try this. The caps are really small...

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    Ok, I will try this. The caps are really small but I will try my best to solder them
  6. I think I found the problem. The voltage being...

    I think I found the problem. The voltage being supplied to the lcd backlight is 43VDC when the 6pin cable is disconnected and 24VDC when it is connected. This is the voltage across pins 1, 3, 5 and...
  7. I have a feeling its the lcd because it only gets...

    I have a feeling its the lcd because it only gets hot when I connect the 6pin lcd cable. Any comments Derrick?
  8. No and no. The only ones connected are those...

    No and no. The only ones connected are those mentioned. Cable is 100% perfect
  9. Using my multimeter, pins 1, 3, 5 are connected...

    Using my multimeter, pins 1, 3, 5 are connected to each other and pins 2, 4, 6 are connected to ground. Is this correct?

    I'm guessing that 1, 3, 5 carry a certain voltage. Correct? Anyone know...
  10. Ok, quick update. The touch screen now works. It...

    Ok, quick update. The touch screen now works. It seems the problem was with the usb cable that was provided.

    With regards to the board, it only gets hot when the backlight cable is connected (i.e....
  11. I will check for shorts but if I wanted to do an...

    I will check for shorts but if I wanted to do an exchange, how would it work? Because shipping from South Africa is very expensive, probably more then the pice of a new board and lcd
  12. Exactly my point. Thanks. Is the problem with...

    Exactly my point. Thanks.
    Is the problem with the lcd or board? How do I find this short?
  13. Ok, I'll come back to the heat issue. I tried...

    Ok, I'll come back to the heat issue.

    I tried exavtly what you said but windows says that 'unknown device' is the best driver. I don't have another usb cable. Will try and get 1 and see what...
  14. Ok, I thought rev B was the hdmi version and rev...

    Ok, I thought rev B was the hdmi version and rev A was without hdmi

    I still think there a problem with either my board or the lcd because the board gets so hot that I can bearly touch it. Also...
  15. Hi, 1. I have rev-B so that's not the problem....

    Hi,

    1. I have rev-B so that's not the problem. Like I said, I have only used it twice. It was sitting in my draw while waiting for my other carpc components.

    2. I did install the driver and...
  16. Hi, I have 2 problems: 1. My touch screen...

    Hi,

    I have 2 problems:

    1. My touch screen does not work. I tried the device when I bought it and it worked. Now (1.5 months later), I tried it again and it doesn't work. My pc shows the usb...
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    Thanks for the prompt reply. With regards to...

    Thanks for the prompt reply.

    With regards to the slide out lcd, I have modified an old cd rom drive as shown in the pic below. I had to change the motor and add a geared system so it can handle...
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    More fans?

    Ok so I have installed my pc into my glove box as shown. It is a snug fit. I am just wondering if one fan is enough. How hot will my atx psu get? Also note the processor is an intel atom so it doesnt...
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    I'm thinking of modifying a cd-rom drive for the...

    I'm thinking of modifying a cd-rom drive for the lcd slide and tilt mechanism. Any thoughts on this? Any ideas or input would be highly appreciated. Thanks!
  20. I have looked through the entire thread. I know...

    I have looked through the entire thread. I know how to extend it but the website suggested to buy the cable works out too expensive (due to shipping to South Africa - $60). So I found another cable...
  21. Damit! I ordered this lcd + controller before I...

    Damit! I ordered this lcd + controller before I read this thread. I could of got a $10 discount lol!

    Anyway, I am looking to extend the cable connecting the lcd to the controller as well. Will...
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    Ok, will see when I get the components. I am...

    Ok, will see when I get the components. I am thinking of relocating the lcd as the gear knob gets in the way in terms of visibility. I was thinking to make the lcd slide out and tilt from under the...
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    Thanks for the reply. Below are the pics of the...

    Thanks for the reply. Below are the pics of the area I want to install the carputer in:
    http://www.mp3car.com/members/kimoo-albums-my-ride-picture63406-johannesburg-20110916-00496.jpg...
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    1st carputer: 2006 Audi A3

    Hi everyone,

    So I bought an Audi A3 2 weeks ago (my 1st car) and decided to install a car pc. I am a student so my budget was low but I still wanted a good system. I have learned alot from mp3car...
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