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Raspberry pi carputer

Postby TijmenvdS » 03 Dec 2016 17:51

Good day

This is my first post on this forum, glad to be here. Bought my first patrol a week ago, and my thoughts has been going wild about mods ever since.
My latest has been about replacing the radio. Mainly I would like Bluetooth but that is easily achievable by simply replacing the old one. Now what if I installed a raspberry pi mini computer with a touch screen. I would go on to modify and add to it, just a few to mention would be adding a dash cam, reversing camera aswell as possibly one at the rear of a trailer. It will handle all the entertainment. It will be able to monitor and control the dual battery system. Then what if I installed a second screen at the back and conected all the future camp lights I will have on it and possibly an air compressor . Then I can control everything from the front as well as in the back load bin. Then the navigation possibilities. You can add a gps module to it but at the moment I am not sure if I will be able to load tracks for Africa on it.
You can plug your external into it with endless music, play over Bluetooth with your phone. And if you have a newer vehicle with obd2 you can monitor all the vehicle statistics from it.

I would like to hear what you think of this. I have absolutely no idea how to integrate all of this into since I have no programming experience.

Here are some similar ideas:
http://www.patrol4x4.com/forum/diy-modi ... 503?page=1

https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/the-carputer/

http://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/sho ... ry-monitor




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Re: Raspberry pi carputer

Postby Tinus lotz » 03 Dec 2016 18:35

Welcome here i have no eletronic skills but a lot of us are going to hennops on the 10 if you wanna pull in :thumbup:
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Re: Raspberry pi carputer

Postby TijmenvdS » 03 Dec 2016 18:43

That sounds awesome.
There is a good chance I can make it.
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Re: Raspberry pi carputer

Postby Tinus lotz » 03 Dec 2016 19:16

Cool have a look there is a thread for it a lot of the guys are more electronic inclined we can have a look then :salute:
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Re: Raspberry pi carputer

Postby Herrie » 03 Dec 2016 20:21

Welkom hier!! :salute: :salute:
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Re: Raspberry pi carputer

Postby hugejp » 03 Dec 2016 23:35

WELCOME BOET!
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You CAN with a NISSAN!

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Re: Raspberry pi carputer

Postby offroadbiker » 05 Dec 2016 06:47

Welcome :thumbup:
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Re: Raspberry pi carputer

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Re: Raspberry pi carputer

Postby Michael » 05 Dec 2016 07:19

welcome Tijmen

Sounds like an awesome idea, will be watching this thread to see what you decide on
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Re: Raspberry pi carputer

Postby hugejp » 05 Dec 2016 09:24

Very interesting! Keep us updated please.
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