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Old 10-03-2004, 02:01 PM   #1
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Laptop for data logging

after this winter i am going to install the parts i am stockpiling, and i am about to order the autotap data logger. i am going to buy the windows version, but was wondering if i should buy a laptop as well? i figured i could just get an older one and it would work fine, any suggestions?


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Either that or you could build a Car PC. That would be the best way in my opinion you would just have a smaller screen to work on.

A Car PC would consist of a 7" touch LCD in that dash, a small desktop computer in the back, and a DC to DC power supply. Nothing too complicated if you have built a computer before or done any ICE work.
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Old 10-03-2004, 07:40 PM   #3
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man u think they way i did' i jsut bought a autotap and a pentium three laptop..... good man!
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what kinda connectors are on the autotap to attach it? i saw pictures but cant tell. o and how much did your setup run ya??
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300$ canadian for a laptop. and 230$us for the autotap plus shipping. its being shipped. it uses the serial port.
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Get a pimp ass laptop from www.voodoopc.com they are hot and like $3k+
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the Evny m:860 with the althlon64 haha that laptop would be more powerful than your car =P
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athalon 64, yeah thats real powerful....
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