Thread: Sun visor tv
View Single Post
Old 11-13-2012, 02:45 PM   #14
IrunBimmer
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Acton
Posts: 364
My Ride: 323i
Quote:
Originally Posted by trj View Post
If you are only looking for power, then run a 12V line/or with a converter with whatever Volts you need for the monitor through:
fuse box->inline fuse->converter(voltage adapter)->A-pillar ->sun visor.
Same place can be used for AV cords as well.

I would recommend not to tap into the homelink wires. They are lower gauge wires and may not be suitable for you monitor. I'd rather run a slightly higher gauge wire with an inline fuse with lower rating.

There are empty slots in the fusebox. I used slot 4 or 5(I forgot) with an inline fuse, voltage converter and ran a ground cable to the a screw near the glovebox for my iPhone charger and aux purpose.

This setup will allow you to run your AV cables to the glovebox so you have minimal wire mess everywhere.

Be careful in running the wires through A pillars, DO NOT obstruct the air bag path.

Also, how are you planning on powering the PS3? inverter or something?
the ps3 im still thinking how to power it, temporarily i think ill connect it to my head unit. i had a friend with a similar setup. ill take what you said in consideration read up on it some more.
IrunBimmer is offline   Reply With Quote