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    2000 Dodge intrepid ES and Apple

    I have been building a car computer from a old desktop (APPLE G4 Digital Audio) system.

    -=tinside the computer case=-
    M2-atx power supply with the atx mod for apple
    G4 Digital Audio logicboard with a 733MHz CPU
    1.25GB of am
    AirPort
    Bluetooth USB dongle
    two USB 2.0 PCI cards (one is 4 pot and the other is 5 port.)
    ATI Raedon 7000 AGP with 64MB vRam
    two 20GB laptop hard drives with 44pin to 40pin adapters
    Voltage gauge to check power supply is getting the correct voltage
    Clear ATX case modded to logicboard mount specs
    GPS (classified!)

    -=dash and misc=-
    7inch motorized touch screen in dash
    4 port USB 2.0 hub in dash
    Pioneer DVD-120S 16X IDE DVD ROM Drive (Slot Load) converted to firewire and also is in the dash
    BOSS ch350 4-channel 400watt amp with Pioneer and Infinity speakers

    -=software=-
    Mac OS X 10.4.6
    AMP
    FrontRow
    iLife 06
    TouchKit

    I'm in the progress of making a podcast and will air in April. Can't say what website will be hosting it but it will be hot.
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    Hi TCPMeta looks good, nice to see somebody else doing the carputer thing in jax

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    Thanks xgs, Good to know that im not the only one.
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    Well my system is way too slow for GPS use and other things for my project so I bought a Mac Mini. I'm going to dual boot it with OS X and Windows XP.
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    Looks great in the dash. The plastic case looks cool too.
    Mike M
    2006 Accord VP Sedan

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    Well I have had major problems. The Macmini died and now im stuck using a PC.

    -= Hardware =-
    Soyo P4VGA motherboard
    Intel Celeron 2.4GHz
    1GB ram
    30GB hard drive
    8x DVD drive
    M2-ATX Power Supply
    GlobalSat GPS (USB)

    Same motorized LCD in dash
    Super 10inch LCD (In back seat)
    Sceptre 19inch LCD (Trunk)

    -= Audio =-
    Same Amp
    Pioneer 3 ways all round
    Pioneer sub in trunk

    -= Software =-
    Windows XP Embedded (My own build)
    Central Fuse




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