Category: "power"

Voodoo FBVC14DGU Distribution Block, Pt 2

Published by Andrew Hreschak in the hardware, cables & wiring, power
Published on 05/30/06 @ 12:08:00 am using 321 words, and has 9035 views
If you missed Part 1 of this story, you can catch up here: Voodoo FBVC14DGU Digital Fused Distribution Block, Pt 1 Using an 8AWG copper terminal connector, I crimped a short section of the 8AWG power cable and attached it to the positive terminal of… more »

Running the System Wires, Pt 2

Published by Andrew Hreschak in the hardware, cables & wiring, power
Published on 05/29/06 @ 09:57:00 pm using 329 words, and has 7571 views
If you missed the first part of this story, you can read it here: Running the System Wires, Pt 1 Continuing with the wiring run, wires were fed down the length of the centerline of the car. These wires provide: power to the LCD screen, which will… more »

Running the System Wires

Published by Andrew Hreschak in the hardware, cables & wiring, power
Published on 05/29/06 @ 02:14:00 pm using 390 words, and has 8098 views
The photos shown in this post represent work that was performed over the last few evenings, and are compiled here into one set which will be easier to follow. First, the rear seats were removed to provide access to the trunk, and to make running wires… more »

Building a kill-switch for the Acura ITX, Pt 2

Published by Andrew Hreschak in the hardware, cables & wiring, power
Published on 05/29/06 @ 01:57:00 pm using 221 words, and has 10137 views
If you missed Part 1, you can catch up here: Building a kill-switch for the Acura ITX, Pt 1 Once the wiring to the dashboard was run, 3 separate 1/4" spade connectors were crimped onto 4 separate lengths of wire. One length is connected to the… more »

Building a kill-switch for the Acura ITX

Published by Andrew Hreschak in the hardware, cables & wiring, power
Published on 05/01/06 @ 07:56:00 pm using 535 words, and has 6506 views
The Acura ITX car computer project is being designed so that the mini-itx computer system will operate in as hands-free a manner as possible. Since the mini-itx system will be mounted in the trunk, we don't want to have to open the trunk and press the… more »

Voodoo FBVC14DGU Digital Fused Distribution Block

Published by Andrew Hreschak in the hardware, cables & wiring, power
Published on 04/26/06 @ 09:04:00 am using 355 words, and has 8536 views
I found a local car electronics shop which I never knew existed, and picked up a fused digital distribution block made by Voodoo. It cost only $19 which was a pretty good deal, considering it's an alarmed digital distribution block with onboard… more »

M2-ATX Undocumented Shutdown Timings

Published by Andrew Hreschak in research and planning, the hardware, power
Published on 02/16/06 @ 01:55:00 pm using 153 words, and has 5292 views
The M2-ATX (and apparently the M1-ATX, since it uses the same firmware) has a set of undocumented jumper settings for customizing the shutdown timing. These custom timings add a degree of flexibility for the everyday use of the M1-ATX and M2-ATX power… more »