Parts List Overview

Published by Andrew Hreschak in general information, research and planning
Published on 01/11/06 @ 06:10:00 pm using 314 words, and has 1715 views

This post is simply for tracking the component front-runners, and their associated power consumption and wattage output. It'll be adjusted as necessary...

Primary parts list:

  • Alpine CDA-9851 HeadUnit (w/ AUX RCA input from carPC)
  • EPIA MII-12000 mainboard
  • Akiwa GHB B05-A Mini-ITX chassis
  • 512Mb PC2700 memory
  • 40Gb laptop hard drive (600mA on the 5V rail)
  • slimline cd-rw/dvd drive (unknown Amperage, assuming full 500mA)
  • Opus Solutions 120W vehicle power supply
  • Road Runner touchscreen front-end package
  • 4cm cooling fan (approx 150mA on the 12V rail)
  • MTSVO-SC 7" LCD screen (approx 10W [Max 1.2 Amps] on the 12V rail)
  • USB1: LCD touchscreen overlay (max 500mA)
  • USB2: Rikaline 6010 USB GPS receiver (approx 100mA on the 5V rail)
  • USB3: spare panel-mounted USB port (Amperage dependent on device attached, but most often just a USB-key storage device, so probably 100mA)
  • USB4: spare panel-mounted USB port (Amperage dependent on device attached, but most often just a USB-key storage device, so probably 100mA)

Supplemental parts list:

  • VooDoo FBVC14DGU fused digital distribution block
  • Scosche EFX barrel fuse assembly
  • Approx 15' of 8 Gauge wire (black) to tap 12V battery current. (Start with 30A inline barrel fuse).
  • Approx 10-12' of 16 Gauge wire (red) to tap Ignition ACC signal for Opus120 (approx 5mA)
  • Approx 4-5' of 16 Gauge wire (red) to tap Ignition ACC signal for MTSVO-SC LCD screen (approx 5mA)
  • Approx 10-12' of 16 Gauge wire (yellow) to run 12V to dashboard LCD screen (Max 1.2Amps)
  • 2x10' panel-mount USB cables to run from trunk to dashboard or center console
  • dual USB backplate connector using the onboard USB pins instead of using a USB hub.

Useful tool for calculating power requirements in mini-ITX computer systems: mini-ITX Power Simulator

Originally posted 28 November 2005

Edited 08 January 2006
Edited 11 January 2006
Edited 15 March 2006
Edited 20 April 2006
Edited 18 May 2006
Edited 29 May 2006

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