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#1 Marky Tizz

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Posted 20 August 2020 - 11:03 PM

Hey, so I did a search but the most recent thread I found was 2013, and technology has definitely moved on since then!

 

Wondering if anyone has installed a tablet as their head unit? Most likely looking at Android, but open to suggestions.

 

Would love to see some pics or hear any hints/tips you might have!

 

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Posted 20 August 2020 - 11:20 PM

I would not bother. I would just get a Bluetooth amp. And use my phone.



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Posted 20 August 2020 - 11:38 PM

I'm keen on using it for nav and watching films when parked up somewhere is the thing. Will very much be a toy car and I have this pipedream of driving to a nice sunset with the wife and watching a film.... will bear that in mind though.



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Posted 20 August 2020 - 11:45 PM

Which is why I would not build it in. Then tablet/phone or whatever. And is not left in the car.



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Posted 21 August 2020 - 02:17 PM

Check light aircraft sites - quite common for them to use tablets for cockpit display now.



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Posted 21 August 2020 - 02:21 PM

I would not bother. I would just get a Bluetooth amp. And use my phone.

I've got the 123 bluetooth dizzy - it's great to have all the readouts but being longsighted the display on a phone is a little small - a tablet in a clip on the dash or similar would be useful.






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