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  1. #2941


    I guess thats the flaw with asking about ICs on a truck forum.... I'll figure it out with some experimenting and prototyping. Also will try to make a phone charger using a regulator and a 9v battery. There are instructions online for it.

    Surreal next.

    1996 Chevy Tahoe LT 5.7L V8 4X4 205,000+ miles. Built proudly at Janesville Assembly in Janesville, Wisconsin
    Basic mods: Lights all over, bunch of electrical work, and a couple cooling mods.

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  2. #2942


    Yea, it's probably not tough, I've just never had a need to bother...

    CR again...

  3. #2943


    I understand. Now I just need to expand my soldering skills.

    Surreal next

  4. #2944


    I'm back, Curky your up.............

    2002 Chevrolet Silverado Extended Cab SportSide: See Mods in My Garage

  5. #2945


    you got it, I was watching the PS4 conference on line. looks sweet. I will wait two years after it comes out to get it. I bought my PS3 the week it came out and 2 years later it was half the price. Donyms again
    Tim Walters (Curky)

    Wrangler AT/S 265/70R17 - Trail-FX window vents - Husky fitted splash guards - Silver Star zXe - Leveling kit -

  6. #2946


    Good guess Curky, Maybe Surreal will pop in soon.

  7. #2947


    Spot-on, Donyms.

    @Curky, based on what I know of the PS3, the PS3 launched in North America in November of 2006. The 20GB unit had a price point of $499 while the 60GB unit had a price point of $599. In August of 2009 Sony announced a price drop on all of the current models in North America (including the 80GB and 120GB units it had produced after initial launch) by $100.00. In early 2012 Sony announced a relaunch of the (now slimmer) PS3 with 250GB at a price point of $269 with some bundled software ... and then shortly thereafter for $249 without the bundle.

    So, I have to ask -- where are you coming up with half the price two years after launch -- as I can find no facts to support that? What I know of the PS3 is that it had a price drop of $100.00 about 3 years after its initial launch ... and eventually was relaunched with 4+ times the space of the 60GB unit ... at half the price of the 60GB unit -- but that took ~5.5 years.

    So let's do some math:

    • $100/3 = $33.3333/yr cost for entertainment in the first three years -- if you buy at launch instead of waiting
    • $250/5.5 = $45.4545/yr cost for entertainment in the first 5.5 years -- if you buy at launch instead of waiting

    Are you willing to miss out on 3 years of fun with a device to save $33.3333 bucks/yr? Are you willing to miss out on 5.5 years of fun with a device to save $45.4545/yr? Or is the entertainment value and device capability worth more to you? Any way you slice it, those costs are very low for the value the devide brings. Heck, at $8/mo, basic Netflix costs more per year...

  8. #2948


    @SurrealOne you never guessed the next poster.

    I say Surreal is next...

  9. #2949


    nope its me. Conlan again
    1994 GMC Yukon, 2 door, Victory Red
    Garage Link:

  10. #2950


    Yup your right. BTG come back.

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