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Old 08-11-2003, 01:11 PM   #1
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Default 7" In Dash Touchscreen Computer, MP3, Divx, GPS Done! w/Pics

So after the 4 days of bondo and sanding, the new screen for the car computer is done! I will never do that much sanding again as long as i live. It took atleast 10 layer of bondo and primer to get the shape and smooth surface i was looking for. If you see it in person the work is much more impressive. Now running Windows XP, and a front end program for winamp, i can play mp3s, movies, gps, even N64 emulation all by touch. I uploaded some pictures for those of you that are interested. The computer system is a mini-itx motherboard that fits into a custom plexi case about 7" square by 4". It sits in the trunk next to my subs. The mobo runs of a DC/DC powersupply, a 30GB hard drive, USB soundcard, USB GPS, and an ATI 7500 video card. Wireless keyboard for data entry. I hope to work in wireless internet soon so that from my driveway i can download songs from my network or check my email. So far about 3000 MP3's and 4 Divx Movies, Nintendo emulators for the orginal, SNES, and N64. The GPS is a Delorme Earthmate. Works perfect with Street Atlas 2003 with voice command. I changed out the handsfree mic with a computer mic, and i can control the nav with just the mic. All is done for now, but more to come in the future.



























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Old 08-11-2003, 01:13 PM   #2
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Default wow..that is SUPER clean

good work
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Old 08-11-2003, 01:15 PM   #4
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Default OMG... that's SUPER impressive. Good job!

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Default geebus, thats amazing

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Default Fantastic job! It looks stock.

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Old 08-11-2003, 01:16 PM   #7
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Default Wow that looks great!

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Default T I T S!!!!

that's all i can say. fvcking awesome man.
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Old 08-11-2003, 01:17 PM   #9
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Default Looks Great!

I would like to see a write up of how you did everything including the touch screen.
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Default Fear factory on the list...excellent choice of music. Looks great in pics but even better in person

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