Categories: "the headunit" or "computer" or "stereo"

Acura ITX Front-End Design for Roadrunner in Green

Published by Andrew Hreschak in the software, the headunit, computer
Published on 09/12/07 @ 12:37:00 pm using 641 words, and has 16284 views
I redesigned the original Acura ITX blue skin in a green version for night driving. I’m still not quite sure about the exact shade of green and might, in the coming weeks and as time permits, attempt to shift the green to approximate a more… more »

Roadrunner on-the-fly playlists

Published by Andrew Hreschak in the software, the headunit, computer
Published on 09/12/07 @ 12:46:00 am using 308 words, and has 4983 views
Last weekend I pulled the computer system out of the car to troubleshoot some GPS issues and decided to make some enhancements to the layout of the original Acura ITX skin. Having the system in the car for a year has given me plenty of time to get a… more »

Acura ITX dashboard touch screen installation complete

Published by Andrew Hreschak in Acura ITX Car Computer, installation overview, the headunit
Published on 06/23/06 @ 06:35:00 pm using 429 words, and has 18732 views
The dashboard installation of the Acura ITX mobile system is now complete. I've reinstalled the rear seats, as well as the entire dashboard and center console, reversing the procedure outlined in the original dashboard removal thread. The reinstallation… more »

Acura ITX Front-End Design for RoadRunner

Published by Andrew Hreschak in the software, the headunit, computer
Published on 05/24/06 @ 05:58:00 pm using 1835 words, and has 37753 views
EDIT: Acura ITX Roadrunner skin now available in green I've been working on a skin/template design for the RoadRunner touchscreen front-end application, since I decided to use RoadRunner instead of Media Engine. Both applications are quite good, but I… more »

Fabricating The Dashboard Chassis, Pt 3

Published by Andrew Hreschak in the hardware, the headunit, chassis
Published on 05/18/06 @ 06:40:00 pm using 622 words, and has 18169 views
If you missed the first two parts of this story, you can read all of the details here: Fabricating the Dashboard Chassis, Pt 1 Fabricating the Dashboard Chassis, Pt 2 The next stage of the Acura car computer fabrication process involved cutting a… more »

Fabricating The Dashboard Chassis, Pt 2

Published by Andrew Hreschak in the hardware, the headunit, chassis
Published on 05/01/06 @ 08:20:00 pm using 479 words, and has 9023 views
It was a very productive weekend for the Acura ITX carPC project. At the end of the day, the dashboard chassis is complete, and the only thing that remains is the faceplate mounting bracket and its related parts. If you missed Part 1, you can read it… more »

Fabricating The Dashboard Chassis, Pt 1

Published by Andrew Hreschak in the hardware, the headunit, chassis
Published on 04/26/06 @ 10:29:00 pm using 342 words, and has 11440 views
Since I don't yet have any welding ability, I drew a to-scale design schematic and brought it to a local fabricator shop. I supplied them with the outer shell of an old and rather heavy-duty computer case (thanks Alan) from which to cut the necessary… more »