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Acura mini-itx project reborn

Published by Andrew Hreschak in Acura ITX Car Computer, general information, installation overview
Published on 11/18/05 @ 10:36:00 am using 3279 words, and has 58811 views
Project Day 1 The Leatherman Tool: We'll be using this a lot. Well, here we are again, returning to the project which was supposed to begin in the spring of 2005, but because of other projects and random new distractions which got in the way, it looks… more »

Replacement Headunits

Published by Andrew Hreschak in research and planning, the headunit, stereo
Published on 07/20/05 @ 02:15:00 pm using 81 words, and has 4573 views
This post is a listing of the aftermarket headunits I'm currently considering to replace the stock headunit when I tear open the dashboard. Alpine CDA-9847 Pioneer DEH-P6700MP Follow this link if you'd like to see a detailed guide to opening the… more »

Acura ITX LCD and Character Displays

Published by Andrew Hreschak in research and planning, the headunit, computer
Published on 07/19/05 @ 02:56:00 pm using 148 words, and has 3028 views
LCD Displays 7" touchscreen motorized housing: http://www.digitalww.com/indashhousing.htm 7" touchscreen motorized housing (DIY installation guide): http://www.digitalww.com/VGA_Lilliput-to-Indash_HowTo.html or, the prebuilt version: Mp3Car… more »

Testing Microsoft Streets and Trips 2005

Published by Andrew Hreschak in research and planning, the navigation
Published on 04/07/05 @ 07:35:00 pm using 412 words, and has 3058 views
I had a chance to try out Microsoft Streets and Trips 2005, which my mom got for me off a deal I found. (Thanks mom!) I tested it this past weekend when I drove up to North Jersey. Since I'm still in the development stage on this thing, I hooked up the… more »

The GPS Side of Things

Published by Andrew Hreschak in research and planning, the navigation
Published on 04/07/05 @ 06:59:00 pm using 266 words, and has 4094 views
I've already bought the Rikaline GPS unit (model 6010) and it seems to be functioning properly. The initial satellite lock took approx 20 minutes the first time I ran it out of the box, which was somewhat disconcerting, but in subsequent tests while… more »

Acura ITX Project is underway!

Published by Andrew Hreschak in Acura ITX Car Computer, general information
Published on 02/15/05 @ 04:52:00 pm using 257 words, and has 3458 views
I've gotten most of the core parts for my vehicle-based mini-ITX system, and have started to install the OS. The plan is to hardwire a computer into the ignition of a 2001 Acura CL, run it off the car's battery, and have it turn on and off with the… more »