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    Scion xB 1stGen

    xB Car PC
    Here is the progress of the CarPC for the xB.

    Parts List:


    CarPC
    M.B.- MSI Fuzzy 690T
    Processor - AMD Athlon 64 X2 5050e Brisbane 2.6GHz
    Memory
    - 4GB OCZ DDR2 SO-DIMM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400)
    H.D. - 160GB 2.5" Hitachi SATA
    Sound Card - Creative USB Sound Blaster Audigy 2 NX
    Power Supply - M2-ATX 160W Intelligent DC-DC PSU
    GPS - GlobalSat BU-353 USB GPS Reciever
    Monitor - Lillput 2008 7'' Transflective LED Backlit Sunlight Readable Touchscreen Monitor
    NIC Card - Trendnet 802.11g Wireless USB 2.0 Adapter
    Case - Black Winsis Mini-ITX
    DVD Drive - SAMSUNG Slot-Load Slim External DVD Writer
    OS - Windows XP
    Front End - Streetdeck2
    HDRadio - HDZoom Visteon
    Bluetooth Adapter - Cirago BTA-3210 USB 2.0 Micro Bluetooth

    Car Audio
    Amp - Elemental Design Nine.4
    Fuse - 200A Tsunami
    Distribution Blocks - Tsunami
    Wiring - Elemental Design 4gauge


    Some pictures of the progress.

    Tsunami Components






    Some of the Elemental Designs Wiring




    Nine.4 Amp




    Test "vehicle".....lol





    Testing the original setup I had used in the vehicle






    Sound Card, hooked up to the AMP




    GPS receiver chilling on the vice




    USB Wireless card....WORKS AWESOME!!




    Grand scheme of things




    Time to clean up the wiring




    Wiring cleaned up!




    Time to put it into the Case







    Testing everything with the case buttoned up!!


    Have since change this setup out in favor of the Winsys Case, MSI Motherboard, AMD X2 45W processor, and 4GB memory


    Testing the system out on one of my favorite sites!!


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    Rewired All Speakers














    Test Fitting CarPc Under Seat





    Amp Wiring Cleaned up and routed



    Power Distribution Block Mounted





    and wired


    Fuse Mounted


    and wired






    Test Fitting Amp



    Jack and Jack Mount Removed



    Pc Wiring Cleaned up





    Some more updates....



    Switches Mounted


    Space between bottom 2 switches will have a led between them, for the pc



    Amp and Crossovers Wired, tomorrow will get it organized, and tidy


    Negative distribution block mounted and wired









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    Carpet matches PERFECT!!!



    I cut the bottom of the touchscreen housing off to remote mount the buttons




    Early stages of molding in the screen, and so far coming out REALLY GOOD




    As you can see in the pictures cut the bottom off the screen that houses the buttons, then cut a notch in piece on the bezel to mount the buttons roughly perpendicular to the screen!

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    Finished Product







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    Very nice.

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    How long have you been working on this?

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    nice job!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tilley View Post
    How long have you been working on this?
    Have had a carPC in the xB now for the better part of 2 years, the current setup I have now I am really happy with,...right now though I am playing with new front ends particularly Road Runner/Ride Runner. Streetdeck has served its purpose but it seems development of any kind for it has pretty much vanished

    The total build/installation time was roughly month and a half

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    Couple more

    USB ports I added...the one on the left currently has the Bluetooth adapter in it






    With RR and the DFX4.0 skin



    and with StreetDeck 2


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