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  1. I'd be OK with either. I'm sure they're people...

    I'd be OK with either. I'm sure they're people that would like the extra real estate of the 7", and others who are hardcode fans of the knob. I think the important thing is tactile feedback which...
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    Here's the general setup at the moment (click for...

    Here's the general setup at the moment (click for larger):
    http://www.mp3car.com/vbulletin/imagehosting/thum_581794b560f6130235.gif

    I'll have to try grounding the M2 directly to the car (instead...
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    Is this a grounding issue?

    Hi all,

    I have kind of an interesting issue I'm hoping you can help with. My CarPC has some fairly loud static using onboard audio. It does not fluctuate with volume, so if I turn the music up...
  4. I agree about not using a 2.5 inch drive (unless...

    I agree about not using a 2.5 inch drive (unless it's industrial-grade). The company I work for builds embedded controllers running a heavily modified WinXP Embedded (No display other than a few...
  5. Just an FYI: 2010 works as well without having to...

    Just an FYI: 2010 works as well without having to do anything special (selecting menu in rrconfig and adding the GPS->MAPPOINT entry). I grabbed the old BMV2 skin to test and so far it seems to work...
  6. I can understand your point. I guess my main...

    I can understand your point. I guess my main point was that there's not a lot of advantages to wifi in a car as soon as you leave the garage. In terms of uploading/downloading, I agree, it would be...
  7. I think bluetooth covers your internet needs (no...

    I think bluetooth covers your internet needs (no Wifi, no gprs). For the most part, you can tether cell phones via bluetooth to get internet, and if your device did this, you could kill wifi and...
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    Any of these...

    Any of these (they all have PCI slot[s] and SATA)
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    Items in the Startup folder are only run when...

    Items in the Startup folder are only run when first logging into windows. They do not run on resume from hibernate/sleep.

    Not sure if it matters, but the devcon examples don't use the @ symbol...
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    FS: 8" Lilluput touchscreen 889gl

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    WTB: EBY701 LCD/Touch panel

    Edit: Nevermind, It looks like I need more than originally thought
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    Your data even at a reputable place is not safe....

    Your data even at a reputable place is not safe. See a program like Wireshark (formerly ethereal) for details on wifi packet sniffing. If you're doing it over wifi, someone else can see the bits. ...
  13. Thread: WiFi FAQ

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    Sticky: Assuming these systems are always physically...

    Assuming these systems are always physically together, you can always use a direct Ethernet cable if you're only going to two systems, no router needed. They used to require a crossover cable but I...
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    Car Install

    For the car install, the basic path is as follows:


    Remove two small screws up under the main bucket on the front of the car. This will allow you to remove the center console's top cover and...
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    Computer box

    The install the computer, I decided to use my center console. I decided this for a number of reasons.
    1) there's plenty of room
    2) it's a nice central location away from most power cables
    3) It...
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    Screen install

    Based on the fact I wanted a fairly small install that wouldn't permantely damage my car and hurt the resale value of it, I quickly decided an in-dash mount with custom fabrication wasn't going to...
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    Initial Setup

    Here is a photo from my initial (indoor) setup and testing area:

    http://www.brianskibinski.com/carpc/upload/20070321211135_DSC00025%20(Medium).JPG

    I should mention that I have plenty of...
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    99 Grand Prix - Minimal Impact Install

    Hello all, I'm fairly new to the forums (been lurking for a few months), and am working on my carputer for my 99 Grand Prix (Yes, it's a crappy SE version with no customizations, but it's paid for!)....
  19. I bought a PSU from newegg for $11 and just used...

    I bought a PSU from newegg for $11 and just used that. Plus if you get a M2-ATX controller you can cut the ends off the power supply and simulate ignition as well. Worked perfect for desktop...
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    I just got my M2-ATX off a guy on eBay and have...

    I just got my M2-ATX off a guy on eBay and have it hooked up in my basement with an $11 computer PSU (for direct 12V and GND, simulating ignition line with a slider switch) and it works fine....
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