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Thread: Laptop Auto Power-On / Turn-On Module

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    Thanks for the reply.

    To clarify, I am not running a headunit. The only devices on, what used to be, the radio accessory line are a minitouch 700, remote wire for an amp, and the auto-on circuit.

    On a more relevant note (to this thread), how have others mounted this in the past? Small project box?

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    then I think you have something wrong. all those devices should only take 2-3 amps max.. do you have a clamp meter that can read DC? or run a meter in-line with a 10amp fuse to not pop your meter..

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    Do not have a clamp meter. Bought a meter that could measure 10 amp, but the display is bad. Hopefully I can exchange it tonight and try to determine what I did wrong.

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    Does anyone out there have the schematics for this module? He doens't have it hosted on his site anymore and I'm having trouble with my unit. I've continuity tested the input to the computer (that's wired to the power button) and it's constantly connected while the module is disconnected.
    Computer is in the car, but in a very "raw" install right now.

    Worklog - here

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cerberus View Post


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    it's there, a few posts above yours

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    Quote Originally Posted by turbocad6 View Post
    it's there, a few posts above yours
    Thanks a bunch. I had searched for it but I was bombarded with results leading me to broken links.
    Computer is in the car, but in a very "raw" install right now.

    Worklog - here

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    Just a quick follow up, it was a really simple issue. Vibrations had shifted the resistor so it's lead was touching another component's lead. Bent it back straight and put shrink over it for good measure and I'm in business.
    Computer is in the car, but in a very "raw" install right now.

    Worklog - here

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