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MxReb0
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MxReb0 Jul 19, 10:13pm - #29139 

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LCD Moniters, where to put brain?

Alright guys, I have to have this Alpine IVA-C801 Mobile Multimedia Station-. They can't fit all of the hardware in just the head unit, so there is another box, called the "brain". This is about the same size as the stock amp in my gts. So, my question is, where is the best place to install the brain? Normal places include in the back somewhere or under a seat. Under a seat doesn't seem like the best place to me because wires could get in the way. Maybe I'm wrong. Let me know what you think.
Like everyone, I enjoy pictures, so if you have some of your brain, that's be great.

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VSGTS14 Jul 20, 4:41am - #29140 

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that is a lot of money!

but maybe in the compartment next to you? Or even under the drivers seat? Or in the glove compartment? idk how big it is.

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DaytonaCelica1 Jul 20, 11:35pm - #29141 

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if it is the same size as an alarm brain i have a good place for ya. if you remove the center console (cup holders and all) there is a large space between the back of the cup holders and in front of the storage compartment. fits my alarm brain and all my cabeling nicely, it might fit that as well.
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VSGTS14 Jul 21, 4:48am - #29142 

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Originally Posted by DaytonaCelica1
if it is the same size as an alarm brain i have a good place for ya. if you remove the center console (cup holders and all) there is a large space between the back of the cup holders and in front of the storage compartment. fits my alarm brain and all my cabeling nicely, it might fit that as well.


yes that is a good location.

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FlatSpin187 Jul 21, 5:45am - #29143 

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I got a Clarion 925 Touch Screen tv.. and my brain is under the passenger seat and i have no problem.. no wires show or anything and ur seats are so low that it is hard to get to unless you take the seat off...
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GOLDCELICA Jul 21, 5:49am - #29144 

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Just hide it behind your deck somewhere where it won't be messed with.

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Stephen Jul 21, 11:25am - #29145 
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Originally Posted by FlatSpin187
I got a Clarion 925 Touch Screen tv.. and my brain is under the passenger seat and i have no problem.. no wires show or anything and ur seats are so low that it is hard to get to unless you take the seat off...


Same here...it's fine under the passenger seat but access is a bitch! At least the seat is low enough that it's not gonna get kicked by anybody in the backseat.
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