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  1. I am quite successful financially, so I dont...

    I am quite successful financially, so I dont worry about such matters. Maybe you should invest some of the time you waste on your carpc ideas into improving your career possiblilties so that you can...
  2. I'm not the one tearing my glove box apart...

    I'm not the one tearing my glove box apart because of stupid mistakes. :)
    When you get your HU installed in there, and find out what a dumb idea it was, I am sure you will realize just who the loser...
  3. ya, I bet that works real well, nothing but a...

    ya, I bet that works real well, nothing but a headache from what I have read. LOL Have fun with it..
  4. The real problem is you were stupid enough to use...

    The real problem is you were stupid enough to use a MAC as a carpc when pretty much all of the software (including drivers for much of the hardware) is designed for windows.
    That does not leave many...
  5. And exactly which of the links do you think I own...

    And exactly which of the links do you think I own dumba$$. Do you think I work for buy.com or something.
  6. I was just trying to help. Put the dam thing in...

    I was just trying to help. Put the dam thing in your glovebox then and enjoy the control nightmare that will result. LOL

    I was not even done editing my post before your rude little response, and...
  7. No need to tear up your glove box just for a HU. ...

    No need to tear up your glove box just for a HU. Check out the Visteon Zoom HDZ300 HD Radio reciever, it has a very small display that mounts easily to any dash, looks like just enough space below...
  8. Thread: HD Radio

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    Since I was talking so much about my visteon...

    Since I was talking so much about my visteon setup, I used a link to it in my sig to clarify things a bit. Sometimes I link to other products that are relevant to my carpc project as well. Why are...
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    I appoligize, it really did appear that you had...

    I appoligize, it really did appear that you had deleted the thread I was referring to. It was obviously just coincedental. Heh, I am human, I make mistakes all the time, and even though it might...
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    Actually, its exactly how I "spin it". The forum...

    Actually, its exactly how I "spin it". The forum existed long before a few greedy individuals decided to line their pocketbooks by preying on the seasoned prospects they saw posting on the board. ...
  11. Thread: HD Radio

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    Naw, they dont get locked or closed, they just...

    Naw, they dont get locked or closed, they just get magically deleted. And I wouldnt say something like that if it hadn't happened MANY times before. A "single" example. The fact that the entire...
  12. Thread: HD Radio

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    What makes you think that only a product made by...

    What makes you think that only a product made by a hobbyist website is capable of integrating with a frontend? If you were to actually look at the product you are discounting, you would find that it...
  13. The onboard video on most mini-itx motherboards...

    The onboard video on most mini-itx motherboards does not offer 1:1 pixel mapping for the wide screen LCD's commonly used in carpc applications. The situation has improved some recently, but there...
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    Its probably drawing lots of power from the...

    Its probably drawing lots of power from the serial port. You could try a powered USB hub, that would at least get you a USB port with enough load potential on it. You could also isolate the lead...
  15. Do any stations in the US actually broadcast...

    Do any stations in the US actually broadcast FMeXtra? I thought it was more of a good "theory" than a reality. Other than that, there is already a solution that meets ALL other points in your...
  16. Poll: It only takes me a few seconds to switch over to...

    It only takes me a few seconds to switch over to the hardware controller for my HD Radio unit (Visteon Zoom HDZ300). It a tiny little thing, just velcro's to a spot on my lower dash. The picture in...
  17. Thread: HD Radio

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    I do not believe that the software even works...

    I do not believe that the software even works with a Mac. It says its for Windows XP or Vista systems. Sorry. :(

    I use the interface cable with this USB to Serial adapter and it works fine. It...
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    Feel free to wait. Competing against quality...

    Feel free to wait. Competing against quality retail products distributed by high volume discount etailers like buy.com along with mainstream stores like Best Buy, CompUSA, and Crutchfield is not a...
  19. Thread: HD Radio

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    I think the one year warranty that the Visteon...

    I think the one year warranty that the Visteon unit offered was the deal kicker for me, and since I bought it with my credit card, the warranty was automatically extended to two years.

    When I...
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    What product would that be? Was not aware of...

    What product would that be? Was not aware of anything like this that is available.
    I bought the Visteon, got about $10 off with a coupon, and then got a $40 rebate back from Ibiquity. I'm sure the...
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    Or you could pick up a Visteon HDZ300...

    Or you could pick up a Visteon HDZ300 and just use the interface cable and software available from LINK REMOVED, Fraud

    Visteon is a large corporation heavily involved in the automotive industry,...
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    Check out the Directed DMHD-1000...

    Check out the Directed DMHD-1000 or Visteon HDZ300. They are HD Radio tuners designed to work with any system. Just run it to the line-in of your car PC and your good to go.
    If you are running...
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    It communicates with roadrunner, or so it seems,...

    It communicates with roadrunner, or so it seems, since when the roadrunner skin changes (like from radio to GPS) it hides the LCD display. The roadrunner skin design is basically just a matter of...
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    I am trying to, working on a roadrunner skin for...

    I am trying to, working on a roadrunner skin for it but I am a lousy artist. :)
    You can turn off its internal skin so that only the LCD part of the display is visible and then position it on the...
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    You might want to check out the Visteon Zoom...

    You might want to check out the Visteon Zoom HDZ300. Its an HD Radio receiver (also picks up analog AM / FM). The primary factor is you dont even need to use the remote faceplate it comes with...
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