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Old 10-09-2006, 06:28 PM   #33
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I had the prices on the first post but for some reason it seems that this site can't display them.. grrr

VIA Mini-ITX motherboard ($120 - Ebay)
512 MB DDR SDRAM ($22 - Ebay)
80GB 2.5" Fujitsu HDD ($80 - My PC shop)
3x 40mm Cooling Fans ($10 - Local electronics shop)
Laptop hard drive to IDE converter ($5 - Ebay)
Full aluminum case ($50 - Ebay)
Xenarc 7000 TSV Touchscreen ($350 - Ebay USA)
M2 160W ATX DC-DC Power Supply ($55 - Shop)
AyAySir USB GPS Receiver $40
Linksts 54mbps Wi-Fi $60

Kenwood KDC-W6531 ($200 - Ebay)
BMW Multistalk Adapter to keep steering wheel control ($48 - Ebay)

CUSTOM Made Bezel $Free
OEM BMW climate control relocation unit $51
BMW ISO plug to Kenwood plug converter $9

Lots of cables: $40
- 60m of cable (to wire Radio from dash to trunk (You need 13 wires total for the BMW ISO Radio connection and 2 for PC On/Off)
- 10m of cat5e or cat6 cable to link radio faceplate with the rest of the radio
- 6m Shielded RG-58 cable for antenna extension + plugs
- 6m Shielded 2-wire cable for multistalk adaptor connection
- 4m XGA Extension cord (NOT VGA)
- 3x5m USB Extension leads
- 100 male/female connectors

$1140 Total Cost
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