View Full Version : Scored on Craigslist!

09-16-2009, 08:58 PM
So I had my compressors for sale on craigslist they were 2 viair 480 compressors I was asking $265 for them anyways A guy emails me and says he dosnt have too much money but has a ton of stuff he could trade for the compressors so I head over to his house to see what he had he was close and it sounded like he would have something I would want. I looked through most of the stuff he had that he would trade when he mentioned some monitors he had in the door panels of his truck. I check them out and make sure they work when he says he got them in another trade and they came with a computer and some wiring that he didnt know how to use. He had rigged a cigarette lighter adapter to power the computer but he couldnt get any picture on the monitors he said I could have it as a bonus if I wanted the monitors I traded him my compressors for the monitors and computer and when I got home I pulled the battery from my car and brought it inside to hook up the mini PC and monitors and see what I could get working. The monitors are Xenarc 700TSV 7" and guess what they turned out to be touch screen and they retail for about $360 each new.


The computer wouldnt work for the guy because the cigarette adapter he was using only put out 9v and the computer needed 12v to work properly I hooked it up to my home pc monitor and re formatted the hard drive the thing works great! I did some research and couldnt find the exact mini pc I got but its made by xenarc as well and they sell bare bones mini pcs for $385 well turns out the one I got isnt a bare bones system.


I did have to order a couple of things so that I could use the new equipment but it was only headrest shrouds so I can install the monitors in my the head rests of my caddy and a power supply for the computer that makes the computer go through the shutdown process when I turn my truck off rather than just killing power instantly.

Some pics of the equipment


I think I scored pretty well on this one :cool:

09-16-2009, 09:04 PM
Sweet score my man!

09-16-2009, 09:05 PM
heck yea man...i love finding sweet deals on craigslist.

09-16-2009, 09:09 PM
heck yea man...i love finding sweet deals on craigslist.

Even better is when the deals find you!

09-16-2009, 09:10 PM
congrats OP.... looks like a nice find on your end...

Mr. Slate
09-16-2009, 09:17 PM
Yep, you definitely scored.

justin smith
09-16-2009, 09:18 PM
hell yeah

09-16-2009, 09:19 PM
Yep, you definitely scored.

Thanks and I remember the audiobahn rack mount amplifiers;)

09-16-2009, 09:21 PM
Im gunna have to start a build thread for my escalade soon Ive got a nice collection of parts to be installed in the next couple of weeks

09-20-2009, 11:10 PM
150 for one of the screens?

09-20-2009, 11:18 PM
Sweet deal.

09-20-2009, 11:33 PM


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09-21-2009, 12:02 AM
so u got a total of 2 monitors or 3??