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    You're in luck, I saved a copy of the Music Link...

    You're in luck, I saved a copy of the Music Link installation instructions I used to pull out the radio:

    http://robinsonhome.org/honda1.jpg
    http://robinsonhome.org/honda2.jpg

    The one screw on...
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    Here's a great document on how to do it: ...

    Here's a great document on how to do it:

    http://documents.victorytechnologies.com//documents/product/9496.pdf

    No special tools were needed.
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    Sorry, I somehow missed your questions. The...

    Sorry, I somehow missed your questions.

    The dimensions I came up with are 7.5" wide by 4" high by 8.25" deep (from the back to the dash kit). I made the enclosure 6.75" deep to leave room for the...
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    Thanks. It's always fun to pull out the...

    Thanks. It's always fun to pull out the soldering iron. Wrapping the toriods can take a toll on your hand though.
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    The main reason is that I love to tinker...and...

    The main reason is that I love to tinker...and Linux is *much* better for tinkering. I took on the project not just to have an entertainment system, but something I can always hack...at any level. ...
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    I'm simply powering all four stock speakers...

    I'm simply powering all four stock speakers directly with the AMP9. I tied the inputs to make it two channels. It's plenty loud for me...much louder than the stock amp/radio. Yes, the amp can be...
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    I installed the PC this weekend. It took the...

    I installed the PC this weekend. It took the whole weekend. The biggest snag I ran into was ground loop noise. I couldn't get rid of it, so I caved and got a ground loop isolator...which did the...
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    I did a test fit of the motherboard in the case. ...

    I did a test fit of the motherboard in the case. It's a snug fit, but it will work. I just need to come up with a mount for the disk drive.

    The Amp9 has a home:
    ...
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    I tweaked the desktop theme, increasing the font....

    I tweaked the desktop theme, increasing the font. It helps out with Rhythmbox and the touchscreen:

    http://www.mp3car.com/vbulletin/imagehosting/thum_13442848d05170397ed.png

    I've been messing...
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    My AMP9 is alive: ...

    My AMP9 is alive:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lej-ox-3x6Y
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    I forgot to mention two utilities I installed to...

    I forgot to mention two utilities I installed to make the interface a little more touchscreen friendly. The first one is "unclutter." It allows you to configure a timeout for the mouse cursor to...
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    Here are some of the tweaks to Ubuntu 8.04 I...

    Here are some of the tweaks to Ubuntu 8.04 I needed to make in order to support some of my hardware.

    For the touchscreen interface I created a udev rule to create a consistent symbolic link to the...
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    Before I moved all of the PC components to the...

    Before I moved all of the PC components to the case, I wanted to make sure the case can actually fit in the dash:

    http://www.mp3car.com/vbulletin/imagehosting/thum_13442848bc1c79994e4.jpg

    Like...
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    No, I haven't completed it. I had to put it off...

    No, I haven't completed it. I had to put it off for several months due to work and family commitments. My plan was to pick it up in August, which I have.

    Recently I've soldered all of the hookup...
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    I got it for about the same price off of eBay...

    I got it for about the same price off of eBay too. I didn't see it cheaper anywhere else. You might want to ask around on the FitFreak forums.
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    Holding the screen up to the dash kit, it looks...

    Holding the screen up to the dash kit, it looks like no hacking will be required. The buttons on the right side, just fit inside the window. If all works out well, I can take the screen as is and...
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    I'm so darn close. I've just been slammed with...

    I'm so darn close. I've just been slammed with work and family stuff. I built the amplifier last month...thanks to Vince from 41hz.com who sent me a new toroid. All that is left is to add all of...
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    Hopefully we'll be seeing more of it soon :)

    Hopefully we'll be seeing more of it soon :)
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    Over the Christmas break I went to work on the...

    Over the Christmas break I went to work on the amplifier. The good news is that I wrapped the remaining toroids. The bad news is that the one I wrapped a few weeks ago walked away. I'm suspecting...
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    I picked up a Lilliput 7" touchscreen (EBY701). ...

    I picked up a Lilliput 7" touchscreen (EBY701). It's working well, but I can't get a hold of the BIOS update for my MB (EPIA CN10000EG) to support 800x480...anyone know where I can get it?

    I also...
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    Thanks! It looks like you're well on your way. ...

    Thanks! It looks like you're well on your way. My amp showed up in the mail yesterday. Time to fire up the soldering iron!

    Here's a mockup of a frontend skin my friend made for me:...
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    2007 Honda Fit - In Dash

    My plan is to install a car PC inside the dash of my 2007 Honda Fit. Here's what I have so far:


    VIA EPIA-CN10000EG 1GHz Mini-ITX Motherboard
    1GB DDR2 533 PC2-4200 Memory
    D-Link DWL-AG530...
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