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Old 28th November 2009, 13:56   #46
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guys, nice mods, but why would one want a PC in the car unless:

1. It gives me real time info about my engine as well as the road speed etc etc. I too have 2 junk motherboards lying at home.

Got ideas guys, I'm not into surfing the net while on the move, but would like more realtime information and data logging.

And I drive most of the time!
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guys, nice mods, but why would one want a PC in the car unless:

1. It gives me real time info about my engine as well as the road speed etc etc. I too have 2 junk motherboards lying at home.

Got ideas guys, I'm not into surfing the net while on the move, but would like more realtime information and data logging.

And I drive most of the time!
Depending on what you drive, Your engine stats and road speeds can be displayed. I use my carputer for n number of purposes, Mainly for media purpose and for killing time in parkinglots and when some one else is driving
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Thanks for the quick response.
Can you provide the link for the latest stack?
here you go ..BlueSoleil, 30 million users' choice for Bluetooth software, Bluetooth driver,free download

I use the latest stack, CF3 and win7. I have not noticed any delay using the said combination.

I hope it works for you as well.
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Depending on what you drive, Your engine stats and road speeds can be displayed. I use my carputer for n number of purposes, Mainly for media purpose and for killing time in parkinglots and when some one else is driving
yeah, but a laptop, should suffice too, right?
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here you go ..BlueSoleil, 30 million users' choice for Bluetooth software, Bluetooth driver,free download

I use the latest stack, CF3 and win7. I have not noticed any delay using the said combination.

I hope it works for you as well.
I'm using centrafuse 2.0 cause i dit like 3.0 much. I find 2.0 better than 3.0 in both looks and access ways. maybe cause I'm used to 2.0

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yeah, but a laptop, should suffice too, right?
Laptop doesnt provide a touchscreen interface which is very important and handy while your on a drive. and more over mounting a laptop on the dashboard everytime you get in a car is a very hectic job.i mea ncabling, audio outputs etc etc...
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Hey, that's a nice cool install KMW. What Bluetooth dongle are you using and are you happy with it?
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Hey, that's a nice cool install KMW. What Bluetooth dongle are you using and are you happy with it?
Thanks mate, I'm using blue soleil dongle which i brought some 6 years ago.
I'm more than satisfied with my setup. I'ts working better than what i expected. Its worth the price i spent for doing it.
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Old 2nd January 2010, 18:47   #53
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Got a wild dream last night and was thinking over it. Today in the morning i decided to give it a try and here i go.
Got a Wii from a good friend of mine and started installing " Wii "

Managed installing it within few hours and started playing games. It was fu playing shooting and other games, The best game was " tennis ".
Now i should start bugging my dad to uy me a Wii.
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ahaha !
Wii is indeed fun, but is it feasible for the 800? I remember playing wii in my friends house and we were jumping all about, i know it requires only the wrist. But its more fun jumping around :P
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Old 3rd January 2010, 00:14   #55
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I agree that Wii is more fun when you keep jumping around
Even in my case it is possible but for that you need to open my boot nad install a 15" monitor for better gaming.
lol, I compromised the jumping part as i have a small monitor. If budget permits, I'll surely get a bigger screen
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So whats going in next ? A bigger screen ?
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So whats going in next ? A bigger screen ?
That is also an option but I'm wondeing how to power it throgh my battery. I can poser it through a cigarette lighter inverter but that'll screw my battery to the core. My battery is already crying to handle things which I installed till date .
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Install another battery specifically for the monitor? Dont get me wrong but you dont need more computer parts in your car. Its Perfect as it is. Dont overkill it.
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Install another battery specifically for the monitor? Dont get me wrong but you dont need more computer parts in your car. Its Perfect as it is. Dont overkill it.
If i think of getting a 17" monitor for my ride, Then for sure I'll get a seperate battery for it

I'm going to get a graphic card + a5.1 sound card and that'll be the last upgrade on my carputer. (hopefully)
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Old 17th January 2010, 15:13   #60
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KOW. 17" ? Where you going to mount it ?
btw which 5.1 you going for ?
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