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Old 07-04-2013, 07:08 AM   #57
PeteAU
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Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Melbourne
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My Ride: 330i
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Originally Posted by nicgala View Post
Well done ppmz. does the sd car provide movies and or via usb. What is the extra rca for,I'm led to believe you place the digital antenna the coin box,run it along the door pillar,straight to the shark fin.
Yes it reads mp3/movies from SD card and USB. I haven't made any antenna connections at all.


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A few people have asked the same questions privately, so here are answers:

1) Which power supply did you use?
Picture Attached! They are about $2-3 on ebay, just search for "LM2596" and find one with the same measurements 44x21mm. In theory the better ones have two coils and are sometimes labelled "low ripple" - I didn't use one of these, but if you can find one small enough to fit, go for it.

2) Can you share the PCB design files?
Yes, they are now in the Downloads section here: http://www.classiccomputing.info/pibus/

3) Can you send me a blank board?
Yep. Just PayPal me a few dollars to cover the postage. I'll post using an envelope and some cardboard, so you have to accept the risk of it being lost or rejected in some sorting machine (should be ok). Send a PM for Paypal details.
To Australia: $2 AUD
To EU/UK/USA: $7 AUD

4) Can you send me a finished board?
No.
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