Introduction: Mobile Car Computer

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This is a personal computer which can use in the car with all the features,and performance.
Specially this PC has works with Automobile power supply.(12V DC) It has 7inche LCD TFT monitor with VGA input.And Its touch sensitive display.I have attached a Touch sensitive Panel for 7 inch display.So no use of Mouse or Keyboard.Because Its fully touch sensitive.Its really like an i pad :D :)

And a lot parts I have bought from Ebay and local shops in here.

Its Intergraded with Bluetooth,and it has USB remote controller for control all things.
Enclosure was design and made by myself.(its aluminum)

Still trying to attach a GPS for my car computer.

It has a Special function.It can display a vehicle current running details of Vehicle Engine details like ( Engine RPM,acceleration,Engine temperature,Water temperature,errors and troubles in engine,etc)

And If you are a doing Motor Sports or if you have any custom ECU in your car like GEMS,Motec,AEM,Greddy Racing ECU' can easily connect with your ECU through the USB or RS232 and can Tune your ECU as you want.Because you want anymore your LAPTOP or other PC.If can attach like this PC in your Car really can have a nice easy time. :)

Intel 1.6 Ghz Atom,1GB of DDR2 Memory,Intel Graphics chipset945,4 USB Ports external,2-PS2/Mouse/Keyboard,1-Paralell printer port,1-Serial Port,1-Audio Out,1-Audio Line Input,1-Microphone Input,160GB Hard Drive,Windows XP or Windows 7 x86,Automotive Power inputs with Input Power -12v
**7 inches HD TFT LCD Monitor/TV Touch Sensitive(no need of a mouse)**


Step 1: Colellect All Items and Parts

Intel Atom mother board(built in on board CPU,On board sounds,on board VGA)
1GB Ram Kingston
USB IR PC remote controller
12V DC to ATX Mini power Supply (90Watts)
160GB IDE Laptop grade hard drive
2.5" IDE to 3.5" IDE converter
Make your PC enclosure (10"x9.5"x2.8" aluminum)
25A fuse for power line
High gauge wire for positive and negative power connectors

7" LCD TFT monitor
7" touch panel with USB touch controller for make your Monitor touch sensitive

OBD II to USB cable for read your vehicle running data(ELM 327 cable)

find portable USB CD/DVD Drive for install your OS (XP or win7)

Step 2: Fix Your Parts in Enlosure

attach your mother board ,hard disk drive ,power supply ,power connectors and Fuse on your enclosure

Step 3: Disassemble Your LCD Monitor

Disassemble your 7 inch LCD monitor and attach the touch panel on the LCD screen and controller in monitor enclosure.attach the panel using invisible tape.

drill a little hole on monitor enclosure for touch panel USB controller wire.

after all assemble your LCD monitor enclosure.

Step 4: Close Enclosure and Install OS

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