CarPC with SirfIII GPS mouse and Nroute

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This is a brief summary of RS200Z forum post on 8 Jul 2006.

Pictures of RS200Z CarPC setup[edit]

Selected pictures from the post.

  1. Main nRoute screen with additional icons on right and bottom edges
    http://www.malsingmaps.com/forum/users/RS200Z/CarGPS.JPG
  2. Main screen with main menu
    http://www.malsingmaps.com/forum/users/RS200Z/CarPC-1.jpg
  3. Second screen with "Pink" and album cover art showing
    http://www.malsingmaps.com/forum/users/RS200Z/CarPC-2.jpg
  4. GPS find menu
    http://www.malsingmaps.com/forum/users/RS200Z/CarPC-8.jpg

Specifications[edit]

  1. VIA mini-ITX motherboard and an intelligent DC-DC PSU and the Road Runner frontend
  2. Trimmed down WinXP Pro installation around 400+ MB (less than typical 1.5GB-2GB installation)
  3. SirfIII GPS Mouse via USB connection
  4. nRoute GPS navigation software
  5. use GPSGATE2 ... did not use com0com and gpsproxypc [1]
  6. specifications based on information from http://www.mp3car.com

Other similar CarPC with GPS setup[edit]

Muzz[edit]

http://www.malsingmaps.com/forum/users/muzz/nroute.JPG

Muzz uses[2]:

  • nRoute or RoadRunner

philcuore[edit]

Similar setup by philcuore uses [3]

  • The Holux 236
  • nRoute V2.61
  • Mapsource V6.5 (Original) with City Navigator North America V7
  • com0com (didn't finally use)
  • GPSProxyPC-1.16-Setup (didn't finally use)
  • use GPSGATE2.0 (dind't use com0com and gpsproxypc) [4]

See also[edit]

Forum threads[edit]