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Hey all,

Since it's 2007, if figure there must be some way to get some quality TV in the Acadia while parked or on the go - and ideally, on the front DVD/Nav screen or on an extra screen somewhere. I know that you need that mod to make the front screen play while in motion. Anyway....

I can use my Treo as a modem, and connect my laptop to the Internet while driving down the highway at 80MPH. And it's bluetooth - so the modem connection is wireless - and it's still pretty fast. So since I can connect to the Internet - I can go to ABC.com and watch Lost episodes, go watch YouTube videos, etc. And with that Slingbox thing - you can somehow send all your home TV programming to a computer. So conceivably, I could be watching it from my mobile laptop in my car in while driving in Florida while my home is in Georgia (or while around the corner from my home).

I guess it would be easy to buy an old, cheap mini DC powered TV with outputs. Then run them to the RCA ins on the car like a video game machine. But then you are at the merch of OTA broadcasts. But by going digital - and grabbing the source over the Internet - you'll get more and better content.

How do they do it in tour buses? Does John Madden have to watch tapes - or can he flip the channels when on the go, perhaps with some auto-tracking satellite TV?
 

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I like the way you're thinkin'! :thumb: Here are some quick options I came up with, let me know your thoughts.

http://www.sirius.com/backseattv - too bad we have xm!! Maybe after their merger? :(

So you might look into this:
http://www.engadget.com/2006/08/25/directv-offers-new-tracvision-a7-satellite-tv-system-for-vehicle/
http://www.kvh.com/products/product.asp?id=125

Otherwise, if you want to stick with the laptop route, you can always use iTunes and plug your laptop into the 110v plug to keep her juiced after getting this:
http://b2b.vzw.com/broadband/bbapccard.html

Then plug your laptop into your AUX jack using this:
http://www.amazon.com/6ft-component...2?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1194463902&sr=8-4

If you don't have an AUX jack in the rear, well then, just watch off your laptop or get a little stand alone DVD player with RCA in's. Or better yet, get some nice headrest monitors like this: http://performancedodge.stores.yahoo.net/inre2hedvdpl.html or these are a bit cheaper: http://www.mobilevideo4less.com/headrest.html

Some pics of head rests:
http://www.acadiaforum.net/forum/index.php?topic=2336.0
http://www.acadiaforum.net/forum/index.php?topic=14.0
 
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