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    Tidder: Thanks! I give up; I guess Magicstor...

    Tidder: Thanks! I give up; I guess Magicstor microdrives are simply made to handle this stuff differently. I guess it can be useful for a future product where space is limited.

    dyne: I too am...
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    betty02: if your demands are viewing pictures and...

    betty02: if your demands are viewing pictures and DVDs + music, might I suggest getting a simple DVD player? I have seen some under $100USD that will do just that, without all the complicatedness of...
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    dyne: that's a good sign for me, i suppose. do...

    dyne: that's a good sign for me, i suppose. do you mind sharing your set-up with me? Are you still using Win98, as posted here? Also, from here, it looks like your lexar shows up as a removeable; how...
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    The whole site is based on Hong Kong (hence the...

    The whole site is based on Hong Kong (hence the cheap Chinese-labor pricing :lol:). I've gotten tons of stuff from them over the last year or so; definitely great for disposable stuff, but apparently...
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    Tidder: I'm using this...

    Tidder: I'm using this adapter from DealExtreme. I am beginning to wonder the same thing and regret trying to skimp on this part. From the reviews, however, others have said that it supports DMA, so...
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    at 90mm X 90mm X 190mm, it sounds like you're...

    at 90mm X 90mm X 190mm, it sounds like you're seriously constrained space-wise. I believe a mini-itx is 170mm X 170mm, while a nano-itx is 120mm X 120mm. I'm not even sure a pico-itx will fit, given...
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    Crinos: Things have definitely changed since this...

    Crinos: Things have definitely changed since this thread originated, but your experiences with operating systems on flash media isn't quite relevant here. I've run linux on USB thumbdrives as well,...
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    Sorry to resurrect such an old thread, but... ...

    Sorry to resurrect such an old thread, but...

    Has anyone managed to boot XP from a microdrive?

    I'm currently toying around with my set-up, and I am a bit stuck. I have a IDE-CF adapter that I'm...
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    FYI, we're actually being really helpful in...

    FYI, we're actually being really helpful in saving you the headaches that come with projects like building a functional computer that works inside an automotive environment. Being spoonfed usually...
  10. good catch. i was looking at this...

    good catch. i was looking at this post, and misread. it looks like i need a SPDT, not a DPDT for the "valet" switch. whew, saved me a return to the store. thanks!
  11. Thanks for the quick reply! One last thing...

    Thanks for the quick reply!

    One last thing now, someone tell me if you see any potential red flags in my install.

    1) Looking to wire the lilliput to a 12v molex (via a chopped cigarette power...
  12. super noob asks: m2-atx help (soldering, fuses, wire gauges)

    Hi all. A bit of a :peep:lurker:peep: here, and I've finally mustered up the courage to jump into this hobby. I've recently purchased most of the basic hardware I think I'll be needing. This includes...
  13. I'd not recommend any ECS board. These are...

    I'd not recommend any ECS board. These are frequently available at my local Fry's Electronics for dirt cheap. Like you said, you get what you pay for. While user reviews might reflect more bias from...
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    well done on the install! the wiring cables will...

    well done on the install! the wiring cables will probably never look "perfect," but that's plenty acceptable. Any chance on rotating the arrangement? It might make the wiring a shorter distance from...
  15. Haier 7" LCD TV TFT Black KXT7020 RB - $60 shipped

    http://1saleaday.com/

    Good deal for those that just want a cheapo LCD in the car? No digital receiver, no touchscreen...

    "This Haier portable TV has a 7" flat screen TFT LCD display with...
  16. ...Does this not worry anyone? :suspicious:

    ...Does this not worry anyone? :suspicious:
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    +1 In the end, most configurations are going...

    +1

    In the end, most configurations are going to require a decent ability to communicate in English. Given that he managed to register and find the right section to post under (which some native...
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    OP says he doesn't have a good grasp of English,...

    OP says he doesn't have a good grasp of English, and is more comfortable in Simplified Chinese. I'm only familiar with Traditional, and even then it seems like OP might want to work on his Chinese...
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    Read the power FAQ, feel like an idiot now.

    Read the power FAQ, feel like an idiot now.
  20. Thread: Hi All!

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    Hi All!

    Newbie member here. Looks like I'm going to be needing a lot of help, so please be patient :tape:

    I built my own desktop (abit is-7, pentium 4 2.6c OC'ed to 3.0ghz safely, ati 9700pro, etc..), so...
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    How does this compare? Link...

    How does this compare?

    Link

    I'm no tech wiz, but it seems to have components most people are looking for...
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