Bit of a different post this week. Just a look at the current state of the car stereo install which is soon to get some attention now the sun is out 🙂
System is 95% functional most of the work to be done is cleaning the install up and making it all fit back together nicely.
System consists of:
-Acer Aspire One netbook with screen removed
-Creative Sound Blaster Play USB sound card
-7″ Double DIN VGA touchscreen
-Swiss Line SL-Q400 EQ and crossover
-Rockford Fosgate POWER! 6.5″ speakers (Fronts)
-Sony Xplod 6×9″ (Rears)
-2x Pioneer 12″ champion series (Not sure on model)
-Response AA0460 1000w Mono Block running at 1ohm
-Response AA0458 5 channel amp 4x60w 1x225w
Screen was removed from the laptop to allow good fit in the glove box and easy access if keyboard/touch pad use is required, handy for passengers looking for tracks, etc.
A USB cable then runs into the dash to a hub which has the connectors for the USB sound card, touch screen, SD-Card reader.
From the USB sound card it’s connected to the input of the Swiss Line SL-Q400 EQ which splits the signal out to the 5 amp channels (Front, Rear, Sub).
The left power button on the screen powers the laptop on and the right button powers the screen and changes screen input.
The current state of the dash as it stands now. I still have to wire in a relay and the DC->DC converter for the laptop power. It’s currently running from an inverter.
After that the dash can start to go back together.
Current state of the boot.
Hopefully I will get a chance this week to get back to the car and finish off the install.
-Build panels and mount amps
-Dynomat front doors and boot
-Replace rear speakers
-Change 5 channel amp out for 4x100w version
-Dash back together
-DC->DC converter for laptop power
-Update laptop software to Centrafuse