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greski
10-14-2004, 08:18 PM
Im in the construction stage of my carputer and just thought I would post some pictures for anyone who is interested.

http://speedforneed.homeip.net/greski/Car/comp.jpg


http://speedforneed.homeip.net/greski/Car/comp2.jpg


I'll post some progress when it happens

D Piddy
10-14-2004, 08:28 PM
that's gonna be sick man. looks real nice so far

AsianA408
10-14-2004, 08:42 PM
thats crap! u biter! nah im playin foo.. its lookin good. are u gonna use ITX or laptop?

bong2611
10-14-2004, 09:03 PM
can't wait to see the finished product.

Starting
10-14-2004, 09:04 PM
damn looks just like mine...j/k...looks good though keep up the good work

Brrman
10-19-2004, 09:55 AM
Looks good, man. Lilliput screen I see.

EVIL-AUDI
10-19-2004, 09:56 AM
I just never saw the point in the carputer thing.

AsianA408
10-19-2004, 11:15 AM
uh, so u can look cool! play vids, music, navi, and use WORD while driving. haha

nickelmedia
10-19-2004, 05:19 PM
Originally posted by EVIL-AUDI
I just never saw the point in the carputer thing.

Many gigs worth of porn.

BoostinA4
10-19-2004, 07:23 PM
can you get on the internet

derek2079
10-19-2004, 07:31 PM
Originally posted by nickelmedia
Many gigs worth of porn.




of course

AsianA408
10-19-2004, 09:00 PM
u can get on the net as long as your near a wireless internet portal.

a4drvr
10-20-2004, 05:30 AM
can you get on the internet

I can.. gotta love sprint [:D]

nickelmedia
10-20-2004, 06:29 AM
Originally posted by a4drvr
I can.. gotta love sprint [:D]

2nd that! http://www.gomadic.com

yellowaudi24psi
10-20-2004, 06:51 AM
thats gonna look sick how much is that run you so far?

a4drvr
10-21-2004, 11:53 AM
Originally posted by nickelmedia
2nd that! http://www.gomadic.com


Blah...Radio shack...you use the connection manager software? or manual connection?

WhippeD
10-21-2004, 08:05 PM
fu(k it...i heard you could just park by a starbucks and you got connection, starbucks are everywhere nowadays....in Cali it is!!!

OverSpun
10-21-2004, 08:15 PM
Originally posted by a4drvr
Blah...Radio shack...you use the connection manager software? or manual connection?

yo, do you know where i can download the connection manager software? i used to have it for my laptop and sprint phone, but i had to reformat and i lost it. blah. PM me if you have any info, thanks man.

BoostinA4
10-21-2004, 09:20 PM
whoa how much is the carputer, so when your on the internet you can do everything as if your on a normal PC???

....touch screen??? how do you type

a4drvr
10-21-2004, 11:12 PM
Originally posted by OverSpun
yo, do you know where i can download the connection manager software? i used to have it for my laptop and sprint phone, but i had to reformat and i lost it. blah. PM me if you have any info, thanks man.


PM sent

Brrman
10-22-2004, 01:12 PM
you type with a mini wireless keyboard, or an onscreen keyboard.

BoostinA4
10-22-2004, 02:56 PM
how much is that puppy

AsianA408
10-22-2004, 07:24 PM
i think ive spent the least ammount on it. but mines the hardest to use. I used a non touch screen. just your basic autothority 6 " screen. then u build yerself an ITX case. from there u can use wireless or what ever connection u want. i also have a mini wireless mouse and keyboard. which i think is kind of a hassle sometimes. but it works. Mp3 and mpegs are great in the car once u get em goin.

D Piddy
10-23-2004, 06:06 AM
u should mold one of those ball mice in somewhere, like the armrest, so it's always in a good spot and doable while driving

greski
11-19-2004, 11:36 AM
Waho sorry I didnt know people were actually lookin at this post. It has set me (meaning my parents) back aout $300 (I paid for the screen). I will take some pics of the finished product today and post them (at school right now). Like other people said, with sprint you can get wireless internet anywhere you have a signal. You just gotta be care not to use accesive banwidth because using your cell phone as a modem violates the lisence agreement. So yes, I have internet.

Just so i dont sound spoiled, my parents paid for it because they say it keeps me in the garage and they know where i am. haha

Brrman
11-19-2004, 11:46 AM
lol hah hah - just finished installing my screen in the avant. Diff dash style on the 2000 - man, it was a challenge to get it a perfect fit.

greski
11-19-2004, 11:56 AM
^ Was it ever! And I found out I'm alergic to the dust produced from sanding bondo. Got hives all over my face (except in the area that my dust mask covered).

Audimarc
11-19-2004, 01:05 PM
Originally posted by nickelmedia
Many gigs worth of porn.

Good man, you are right on there buddy! :)

Kurzer
11-19-2004, 01:56 PM
You guys crack me up...

That ball mouse is a sweet idea, has anyone done this yet?

My engine just exploded so the new Audi Visa is going to get used, this may be a good time to get a carputer as well (Although the girlfriend appauls the idea of any sort of media in the car).

Jon-A4
11-19-2004, 03:05 PM
Originally posted by BoostinA4
can you get on the internet
hell ya just get a really really long e-net cord
obviously

Kevin
11-19-2004, 09:12 PM
looks like lots of ppl doing this these days

Brrman
11-20-2004, 12:32 AM
Originally posted by Kurzer
You guys crack me up...

That ball mouse is a sweet idea, has anyone done this yet?


There is a ball/rotary dial called a "Girder" that would be much better than a trackball.

greski
01-16-2005, 07:20 PM
Finally took some pics of the finished product.

http://www.mnaudi.com/mymnaudi/images/805/finish1.jpg


http://www.mnaudi.com/mymnaudi/images/805/finish2.jpg

greengravy
01-16-2005, 07:21 PM
damn yo.... that shit is hot....

greengravy
01-16-2005, 07:37 PM
just dont get caught jerking off on those long trips you have to do

derek2079
01-16-2005, 08:07 PM
damn that is so baller


^^^^^

and lol at comment

jones3000
01-17-2005, 07:35 AM
Originally posted by greengravy
just dont get caught jerking off on those long trips you have to do

funny.

IndieRockSteve
01-17-2005, 11:39 AM
I want one.
now.
how's the glare?

WatchMeFlyBy
01-17-2005, 01:02 PM
damn dude.. if you dont mine me asking, what did you use for the comp? and where did u put it?

wa-gone
01-17-2005, 01:07 PM
http://speedofsoundtech.com/album8/photos/photo20.jpg

I'LL BE HOOKING UP MY NAV SOON [:D]http://speedofsoundtech.com/album8/photos/thumb24.jpg

wa-gone
01-17-2005, 01:10 PM
I KNOW THE PICS SUX

Audimarc
01-17-2005, 02:25 PM
Interesting the way the dash is set up. I have an ashtray where your HVAC controls are...and wa-gone, where the hell are your switches and HVAC controls?

wa-gone
01-17-2005, 03:03 PM
http://speedofsoundtech.com/album8/photos/photo21.jpg

greengravy
01-17-2005, 03:06 PM
wow.... thats hot... i have never seen the switches there.... only thing is i would hit it with my arm or something and then always have the temp bouncing around.... did you have to get longer wiring or something in order to pull that off... its sick as hell dude

wa-gone
01-17-2005, 03:18 PM
yeah the wiring took forever all you have to do is make the wires longer. it's not goin to stay like that it's going to be re-fiberglassed w/ a beveled edge then re-wrapped in alcantera
thanks for the comp.

greengravy
01-17-2005, 03:47 PM
how long would you say it took to do that? just curious... i like the way it looks alot!

robots_are_neon
01-17-2005, 04:42 PM
thats out of control, nice work to both of you

WatchMeFlyBy
01-17-2005, 04:56 PM
man if only i had the time, money, and an extra car to do stuff like that... i know my car would amaze people...i would LOVE to do custom work myself like that.

wa-gone
01-19-2005, 01:47 PM
dude i dont have an extra car my car is a mess if people seen the inside of my car they would think it was a stolen recovery type deal but i just think about how it's going to look in the long run btw thanks for the comps

ps. greski tour dash peice looks hot too sorry about postin on your thred i did'nt mean to jack it[cool]

Brrman
01-19-2005, 08:14 PM
Hey Greski - I jjust switched from MediaEngine to Frodoplayer...
MUCH better software to control with some kick ass skins.. I altered one to have this Audi logo.

http://www.brrman.com/audi/backgroundup.jpg

http://www.brrman.com/audi/menuup.jpg


and a pic of my own setup...

http://www.brrman.com/audi/2000_avant/carputer/computer gps.jpg
http://www.brrman.com/audi/2000_avant/Avant Dash.jpg

1Reidiculus-A4
01-19-2005, 08:24 PM
wow, that is so kickass. Way to go guys