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Pine64 Head Unit
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Hi all, I am planning on using my pine for an android headunit replacement in my friend's (old) land cruiser. He is much more car literate than I am, but I think it will be a fun project, and between the two of us we should be able to figure it out.. Big Grin

My question has to do with how the power situation works.. above pine.adam wrote he will be using a cheapo 12v battery to power pine between car starts, using diode to prevent battery drainage. I was wondering if he or someone else could expand on this concept for me, as I am a total noob. My understanding is that pine runs on 5v power, and the 7in touchscreen will need power as well.

Would something like this: (http://www.amazon.com/Sentey-LS-2180-208...VWAH9DYPJG) with two usb outputs do the job well? And if so, how does it hook into car battery without constantly draining when car is powered off? Again, I am a noob here..

Also, in reference to queonda's post above that app list looks like a great idea. I noticed that Autosleeper Auto power ON-OFF gets mediocre reviews on the Play store, and some commenters suggested AutomateIt as an alternative (https://play.google.com/store/apps/detai...kage&hl=en). Does anyone have experience using either of these apps? And how would this work along with the battery / car power?

A lot of questions, I know.. However, I am very glad to see this thread is active and there is a real interest from others. Props to Zoidiano0 for getting it started / organized, thanks mate!!


Messages In This Thread
Pine64 Head Unit - by Zoidiano0 - 02-15-2016, 02:26 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by inzinjer - 02-15-2016, 03:54 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by Zoidiano0 - 02-15-2016, 04:26 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by pine.tree - 02-16-2016, 11:50 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by Zoidiano0 - 02-16-2016, 04:50 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by pine.tree - 02-16-2016, 06:54 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by CanadianIceTech - 02-17-2016, 08:23 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by dulasu - 02-17-2016, 10:26 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by Zoidiano0 - 02-18-2016, 05:51 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by dulasu - 02-18-2016, 12:32 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by TonyH - 02-18-2016, 08:25 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by Zoidiano0 - 02-18-2016, 10:12 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by dulasu - 02-18-2016, 11:34 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by Zoidiano0 - 02-20-2016, 05:18 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by npull - 03-03-2016, 09:43 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by Zoidiano0 - 03-03-2016, 08:35 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by npull - 03-04-2016, 02:46 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by Zoidiano0 - 03-04-2016, 04:40 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by npull - 03-04-2016, 07:02 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by Zoidiano0 - 03-04-2016, 07:59 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by pine.tree - 03-10-2016, 10:23 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by Zoidiano0 - 03-10-2016, 04:46 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by npull - 04-01-2016, 03:54 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by inzinjer - 03-18-2016, 07:59 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by npull - 03-18-2016, 10:52 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by Zoidiano0 - 03-20-2016, 12:52 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by Zoidiano0 - 03-28-2016, 02:28 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by burbs - 03-29-2016, 07:14 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by lejaybo - 03-30-2016, 12:44 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by Zoidiano0 - 04-01-2016, 05:02 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by pine.adam - 04-04-2016, 03:27 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by BeauS - 04-05-2016, 10:44 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by Zoidiano0 - 04-06-2016, 06:23 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by BeauS - 04-08-2016, 10:14 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by Zoidiano0 - 04-09-2016, 05:38 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by pine.adam - 04-15-2016, 08:22 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by queonda - 04-26-2016, 05:43 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by pineman64 - 04-26-2016, 07:07 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by queonda - 04-27-2016, 10:04 AM
Pine64 Head Unit - by Zoidiano0 - 05-04-2016, 06:51 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by Zoidiano0 - 05-09-2016, 03:48 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by files_copying - 05-26-2016, 06:50 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by ipsw - 06-06-2016, 06:05 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by Rob - 05-27-2016, 11:44 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by Zoidiano0 - 06-02-2016, 05:15 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by Zoidiano0 - 06-13-2016, 06:52 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by mesaxi - 06-29-2016, 01:28 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by files_copying - 07-02-2016, 08:57 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by Zoidiano0 - 07-04-2016, 07:19 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by Banichi - 07-08-2016, 06:47 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by CanadianIceTech - 07-17-2016, 06:32 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by klausr - 07-26-2016, 05:33 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by Banichi - 07-18-2016, 09:00 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by Zoidiano0 - 07-18-2016, 10:56 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by CanadianIceTech - 07-19-2016, 10:16 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by jodybrown99 - 07-19-2016, 03:01 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by Zoidiano0 - 07-25-2016, 05:29 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by ipsw - 08-05-2016, 09:21 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by Zoidiano0 - 08-06-2016, 08:25 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by Traveler - 08-06-2016, 09:07 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by Zoidiano0 - 08-10-2016, 08:00 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by ipsw - 08-11-2016, 01:29 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by Zoidiano0 - 08-11-2016, 05:34 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by ipsw - 08-11-2016, 09:08 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by Traveler - 08-11-2016, 10:30 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by ipsw - 08-22-2016, 10:55 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by Traveler - 08-22-2016, 12:46 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by Banichi - 08-22-2016, 08:18 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by ipsw - 08-23-2016, 01:38 PM
Pine64 Head Unit - by SkimMilk - 08-23-2016, 03:31 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by cesar - 09-06-2016, 04:26 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by Zoidiano0 - 09-06-2016, 05:57 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by garry_t - 09-14-2016, 03:09 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by Zoidiano0 - 09-14-2016, 03:46 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by mbt28 - 10-05-2016, 09:30 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by Traveler - 10-05-2016, 10:54 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by mbt28 - 10-06-2016, 02:50 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by Zoidiano0 - 10-09-2016, 12:27 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by Traveler - 10-09-2016, 12:56 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by mbt28 - 10-09-2016, 02:37 PM
Pine64 Head Unit - by reaper7 - 10-09-2016, 01:08 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by npull - 01-10-2017, 02:18 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by tllim - 01-10-2017, 08:50 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by npull - 01-11-2017, 03:03 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by tllim - 01-16-2017, 04:35 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by mbt28 - 01-27-2017, 05:49 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by Math43 - 02-20-2017, 06:48 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by clamum - 02-27-2017, 02:34 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by Traveler - 02-27-2017, 02:45 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by dkryder - 02-27-2017, 03:22 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by dikov - 03-03-2017, 01:37 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by dikov - 03-07-2017, 08:07 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by pfeerick - 03-07-2017, 09:09 PM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by dikov - 03-08-2017, 10:20 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by ronaldolcc - 03-28-2017, 07:28 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by dikov - 03-28-2017, 09:30 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by mbt28 - 06-12-2017, 08:16 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by dikov - 06-12-2017, 09:19 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by amir.movafagh - 01-30-2018, 03:00 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by Nilda - 04-08-2019, 03:55 AM
RE: Pine64 Head Unit - by rogatip79 - 11-19-2019, 04:35 AM

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