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Mac controled car audio.
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MARINEOSX
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May 22, 2006, 12:40 AM
 
i am in iraq at the moment but I want to put together and awesome system when i get home and i want the whole thing to be controled by a new mac mini. are there any smll touchscreen monitors that i could use or are there any articals that anyone know of with anyone trying to do this. if i must i will wing it when i get back but any links or sugestions would be great thanks. sorry for the spelling not a lot of time.
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imitchellg5
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May 25, 2006, 02:05 PM
 
I would take a look at some of Pioneer's units. They have some that are a nav system with a video aux for using Mac minis and other stuff.
     
El Gato
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May 25, 2006, 03:10 PM
 
Here's some links to articles of completed installations:

Installing a Man Mini in Your Car
1998 MacJeep Limited
GTi Mac Mini <-- This is the best one, he has several posts that walk you through his entire installation
     
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May 26, 2006, 10:18 AM
 
Love it! I might (hopefully MIGHT) be in the market for one of the new GTI mk5s. I would love to put a mini in it!

I wonder about operating conditions. It gets super hot in my car on the typical summer day and very cold on a winter night. How do you think this affects the computer and the screen?
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