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    no problem... i will be getting the boot...

    no problem...

    i will be getting the boot tidied at some point, but i have moved house recently, so im a bit busy at the moment to do much with it, and my garage is full of junk, so i cant work on...
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    Hi, in short, no, i used the cd drive maybe once...

    Hi, in short, no, i used the cd drive maybe once or twice when someone brought a CD into the car, but usually i rip my music as wma lossless on laptop and then transfer it onto carpc with an external...
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    2001 VW Bora TDI CarPC install

    Hi.

    Thought i would post some pics of my install, the car is a 115 tdi remapped with a de-cat pipe and homemade water injection system.

    apologies if the pics are poor or come up in the wrong...
  4. have a look at this, maybe its possible this...

    have a look at this, maybe its possible this might work.

    http://bcae1.com/images/rca/temporaryrcashieldrepair.html
  5. Dont some headunits have a tiny fuse on the...

    Dont some headunits have a tiny fuse on the connection to ground on the rcas? some sort of miniature fuse on the pcb to somehow protect it, if the ground to your amp came disconnected it may have...
  6. I use exactly the same motherboard, atom 330 with...

    I use exactly the same motherboard, atom 330 with realtek audio and spent hours chasing a similar crackling/interference/ground loop problem, tried making sheet steel shielding to go over power...
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    got an autoleads adapter for it in the end, just...

    got an autoleads adapter for it in the end, just connects to a supply that comes on with the ignition and plugs inline with aerial line powers up the antenna amp when the ignition comes on, it must...
  8. Excellent, might give one a try!

    Excellent, might give one a try!
  9. Does everyones blackberry work with bluesoleil...

    Does everyones blackberry work with bluesoleil and .net mobile phone plugin? i have been thinking about getting one but don't want to risk a phone that won't connect to the car!
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    Mine are on 75W RMS and i have to have them...

    Mine are on 75W RMS and i have to have them turned down way lower than the mids. You can run tweets on a very small amp really, they don't draw a lot of power.
  11. Shame you don't have a pci slot, i've just...

    Shame you don't have a pci slot, i've just installed Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZX with KX project drivers, and all i can say is.... how did i ever manage without! only just getting my head around...
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    is space really critical to you? Maybe you could...

    is space really critical to you? Maybe you could use a six channel and a four channel amp, or two 6ch amps, maybe there would be a similar 'footprint' as using three stax amps. or is the stacking...
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    Maybe they just use four fuses parallel conneted...

    Maybe they just use four fuses parallel conneted instead of a single 40A cos it 'looks more fancy' or if they are really dirty b***ards that designed it perhaps they did the untinkable and fused the...
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    just in case anyone else is getting a similar...

    just in case anyone else is getting a similar problem, i managed to clear this one up:
    tested on different PSU, interference had a different sound, but was still present.
    connected some...
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    lol.... check the fuse yeah! never thought to put...

    lol.... check the fuse yeah! never thought to put that one.
    I had a directed 2400d many years ago, it was in and out the repair shop nearly weekly, in the end the guy at local car audio shop said he...
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    i get what you mean on that one, had some cerwin...

    i get what you mean on that one, had some cerwin vegas years ago that just came alive when they were cranked right up, the crossovers used to actually get so HOT they melted the plastic covers,...
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    says on the spec they are 87dB/w at 1m which is...

    says on the spec they are 87dB/w at 1m which is about average i reckon, so they should still work ok at lower power, the actual volume difference between say 75 rms and 100 rms would only be fairly...
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    what speakers are you using anyway?

    what speakers are you using anyway?
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    and the other sneaky one they can use to up the...

    and the other sneaky one they can use to up the numbers is quoting wattage with one channel driven, as opposed to all channels driven. if a 4ch amp says 100w RMS one channel driven, and its 4...
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    The mini 'hi-fi' systems they sell in mail order...

    The mini 'hi-fi' systems they sell in mail order catalogues always make me laugh when they say 1200W PMPO and they use 3" speakers! and the ebay pc speakers claiming to be 1000W, fed power through a...
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    three letters: DLS, had two of their amps over...

    three letters: DLS, had two of their amps over the years, the first being their 5 channel classic series (bottom of their range) it was rated at i think 4x75 watt rms and 1x150w rms to sub, i caned...
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    improving Silabs USB Radio reception

    Hi
    Got just about all of my CarPC installed now and all seems to be working pretty smoothly except for the Radio functions, Silabs is unfortunately about my only reasonably priced option available...
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    could be the ignition switched and permanant live...

    could be the ignition switched and permanant live wires connected the wrong way around, the wiring harness behind your dvd unit will probably have a red and a yellow wire with a bullet connector in...
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    strange one i found on my car (vw bora) was that...

    strange one i found on my car (vw bora) was that ground to the headunit connector was very poor so it may be worth checking if your using a head unit, i just spliced another ground into the loom and...
  25. if your doing it like that you will need some...

    if your doing it like that you will need some serious filtering to get it to work right with different sized subs. if you just hook em up on ordinary amp crossovers the bass will just be a muddy...
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