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  1. Ok, everyone, figured it out, changed the...

    Ok, everyone, figured it out, changed the ignition wire from the radio harness to the accessory fuse under the hood and it works great now! Thanks for all the help! There was a short in the radio...
  2. See I was explaining it wrong... it shuts down...

    See I was explaining it wrong... it shuts down when I open the door instead of hibernating like it is supposed to. The computer still has power after I open the door, it is just shutting down instead...
  3. Thanks for all the suggestions. I am going to...

    Thanks for all the suggestions. I am going to give them a try when I get home from work tonight and report back
  4. I think you may be onto something. How do I check...

    I think you may be onto something. How do I check if it is grounding?
  5. If you read one of my previous posts, I already...

    If you read one of my previous posts, I already did that. The constant reads like 14.1 constantly whether the car is on or off. I don't think it is hibernating correctly. Instead of the power switch...
  6. The ignition wire DOES matter because it tells...

    The ignition wire DOES matter because it tells the psu when to turn off the pc. I have 3 wires going to my psu 1 constant 12v going to batter, 1 ignition and 1 ground. The ignition wire does matter...
  7. Maybe the part I have hooked up wrong is that I...

    Maybe the part I have hooked up wrong is that I attached the ignition wire to the ignition wire in the stock radio harness. Maybe the door has some sort of relay that the ignition wire in the radio...
  8. If I hook the constant to the switched port the...

    If I hook the constant to the switched port the computer doesn't turn on when I turn on the car, it runs constantly. So I know I have the power and ignition hooked up correctly (ignition in middle...
  9. That is exactly how it is hooked up! 4 guage wire...

    That is exactly how it is hooked up! 4 guage wire from the battery to my distribution block and then 8 guage to my psu.
  10. I just checked and I'm reading 14.1-14.2 volts...

    I just checked and I'm reading 14.1-14.2 volts constantly on the wire going to the battery. I am reading the same voltage on the ignition wire with the ignition on. With it off, I'm reading 0. Could...
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    How to hook up extra battery?

    I was thinking about buying a capacitor to help with some voltage drops that I am having, but after reading some threads on here, it seems like that is a no-no. I have seen recommendations to buy a...
  12. Not sure what is connected to the door. All...

    Not sure what is connected to the door. All electronics in my car work after I shut off the ignition and pull the key out, until I open the door or about 3 minutes pass and then everything shuts off....
  13. Yes, the radio would stay on until I opened my...

    Yes, the radio would stay on until I opened my door, or about 3 minutes passed and then it would turn off on its own.
  14. I have the 12v constant ran directly to my...

    I have the 12v constant ran directly to my battery, the ground to a ground and the 12v switched to the ignition wire in my radio harness. I think there is some kind of timer or something in the...
  15. How do I keep from powering off my carputer when I open the door?

    I am driving a Dodge Caliber and have my carputer psu hooked up to the ignition wire in my stereo harness. When I turn off the ignition it sends the pulse to my psu and starts hibernating. If I open...
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    Got it working, but now I'm having an issue where...

    Got it working, but now I'm having an issue where sometime the computer will reboot itself about 15 seconds after I start the car...any ideas?
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    Help newbie with M4 ATX

    Hey everyone. This is my first carputer install. I have the power, ignition and ground wires ran to my power supply. I am trying to get it so that the pc turns on when the car turns on. The only way...
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    If anyone with the same monitor could even just...

    If anyone with the same monitor could even just take a picture of their 10pin din cable where it connects to the controller board, then I can just hook the wires up the same
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    Where do these wires go? Lilliput 619

    So when I was taking apart my housing, I accidentally pulled one of the plastic plugs off that plug the vga cable into the main board. I am wondering if anyone knows the ordering of the wires. I know...
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    Lilliput 619 question

    I accidentally ruined my vga/usb cable going to my monitor. I need to order a new one, but I wanna get my carputer hooked up this weekend. Is there anyway to hook it up via a standard video port...
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    Lilliput 619 cable question.

    I am hooking up my monitor this weekend to a pc in my trunk. If I hook the VGA cable up to it, when I move the cable around close to where it comes out of the back of the monitor the screen flickers....
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