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by guitarist46559
Sat Feb 08, 2014 2:42 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Car stereo/touch screen.
Replies: 5
Views: 2091

Re: Car stereo/touch screen.

I too am interested in doing a car stereo with a Pi/touchscreen. I'm no programmer, but I am a sys admin, and know my way around the Linux OS pretty well. In my case, I have plans to use my stereos existing wiring harness for power. Problem is, my stereo turns off as soon as the key is turned off, a...
by guitarist46559
Sat Feb 08, 2014 2:28 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Controlled Shutdown at Power Failure
Replies: 72
Views: 54088

Re: Controlled Shutdown at Power Failure

I wouldn't recommend this approach for an automotive system - you've got a large battery already as a backup power source. I think that there are other threads dealing with 12V automotive systems. Bud. but that's just it, in my car, the radio turns off as soon as the key is turned to the off positi...
by guitarist46559
Sat Feb 08, 2014 3:29 am
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Controlled Shutdown at Power Failure
Replies: 72
Views: 54088

Re: Controlled Shutdown at Power Failure

I stumbled onto this thread looking to do nearly the same thing as you guys. Only difference is, I'm looking to use a Pi as part of a car stereo package, so I am more drawn to BudBennett's SuperCap method, given the high frequency of power downs this Pi would be likely to see. BudBennett, do you hav...

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