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  1. Sharp introduces high-contrast in-car LCD display

    Sharp announced the development of its high-contrast ratio in-car LCD applications and highlighted that the contrast ratio of 1,500:1 achieves the industry's highest level.

    The contrast ratio of...
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    Fujitsu Stylistic 3500

    FOR SALE:
    3x Fujitsu Stylistic 3500 tablet PC's 500mhz PIII Celeron (2 with broken lcds, 1 lcd unknown) 2 good touchscreens

    1HDD cady w/10GB 2.5" drive

    3x sticks 256MB SO-DIMM ram

    best...
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    the screen is kinda working kinda not. when...

    the screen is kinda working kinda not.

    when its all hooked up i can see the pixels change and there are some geometric shapes that get drawn and it seems to be "working" its not cracked or...
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    thats it im out its all broken ive spent like...

    thats it im out

    its all broken
    ive spent like $1000.00 with nothing to show for it except a hole in my dash

    if anyone wants to buy the guts from 3 Fujitsu Stylistic 3500 tablets, or my dash...
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    Car Fixed... though not quite perfectly but then...

    Car Fixed... though not quite perfectly but then again its ICBC...

    did a little work today on the install
    bonded the two halves of the dash together with methyleen chloride (sp?) its basically...
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    the one that is intriquing me the most is this ...

    the one that is intriquing me the most is this

    http://www.norhtec.com/products/hc/hc-1.jpg

    im trying to find out the dimensions. looks quite close to double din to me

    could be interesting
    ...
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    NorhTec's MicroClient Jr.

    this looks to be a beautiful cheap solution to Car Computers

    http://linuxdevices.com/news/NS6828123924.html

    http://linuxdevices.com/files/misc/nohrtec_microclient_jr_side.jpg

    reportedly...
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    might not matter since you already bought the...

    might not matter since you already bought the speakers but something that confuses the crap out of people all the time is that:

    you are MORE likly to blow your speakers with a underpowered amp.
    ...
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    UPDATE: AUGUST 20, 2006 rant BAD TIMES!!! ...

    UPDATE: AUGUST 20, 2006

    rant

    BAD TIMES!!!

    i ordered some needed parts from ebay. they arrived earlier in the week. i was all set this weekend to continue to hack and slash and mod my...
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    paint is dry i found a spot i missed. ...

    paint is dry i found a spot i missed.

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v404/metaldwarf/CarPC/carputer015.jpg
    sprayed again its drying now.

    here is a good shot comparing the color and...
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    ubuntu for touchscreens?

    do any of the more mainstream linux distros have support for touchscreens? i dont know much about linux but ive tried sues and ubuntu a little. any love with those Distros?

    XP Tablet is a little...
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    PAINTED!!! ...

    PAINTED!!!


    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v404/metaldwarf/CarPC/IMG_0713.jpg
    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v404/metaldwarf/CarPC/IMG_0714.jpg...
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    well the girlfriend is working all day today and...

    well the girlfriend is working all day today and i have the day off so guess what that means?

    Bondo Time

    after 4 applications of Bondo (never worked with it before) a bunch of sanding and a...
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    ive put the first couple layers of epoxy and...

    ive put the first couple layers of epoxy and bondo over the dash unit. starting to look stock-esque. still needs several more layers of bondo and a lot of sanding. this is also my first time working...
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    this is true but they are the only stock looking...

    this is true but they are the only stock looking drop in mount ive seen

    if there is something else do share
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    dont have a minidock

    dont have a minidock
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    I bit the bullet i started cutting ive cut up...

    I bit the bullet
    i started cutting

    ive cut up the dash of my car to fit the bezel of the tablet. this required a LOT of cutting. the hole is over 11" wide. this is going to be a lot of screen!
    ...
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    Go MS PAINT this is a horrible example but...

    Go MS PAINT

    this is a horrible example but this is kinda what im thinking

    but bondo and fiberglass the crap out of it to make it look stock
    ...
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    after becoming very disheartened and almost...

    after becoming very disheartened and almost giving up ive found 2 broken stylistic tablets to canabalize for parts.
    my plan now goes something like this

    get the broken tablets and steal the cable...
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    thing is i dont think i NEED all the flexibility...

    thing is i dont think i NEED all the flexibility of a carpc

    i dont have gps nor do i have any need for it. i know the city i live in and dont travel enough to justify it.

    i dont think playing...
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    STATUS: tried to install into my dash broke...

    STATUS:

    tried to install into my dash
    broke the cable connecting the motherboard to the LCD controler.

    lost the broken cable

    have been unable to find a cost effective repalcement to the...
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    thinking of wussing out on carPC

    im thinking of wussing out on my whole carpc project. it hasent gone anywhere in a long long time (a year?) i orginally had a tablet pc (stylistic 3500) that i hung on the dash that played mp3s. this...
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    humount.com edit: original post humountS.com...

    humount.com

    edit: original post humountS.com
    there is no S

    fixed
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    adireaudio.com

    adireaudio.com
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    MDF = pretty good but you know your awesome...

    MDF = pretty good

    but you know your awesome when you use Baltic Birch
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