About powering the in-vehicle computer - SharpX X1S, X2S, X1S-CN, X2S-CN, XSU

AutoVu Hardware Guide for SharpX Mobile Installation

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SharpX X1S, X2S, X1S-CN, X2S-CN, XSU
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Use the 8A MAX relay on the LPR Processing Unit to control the power to the in-vehicle computer. This way, the computer will receive power only when the ignition is on.

You must power the in-vehicle computer through the LPR Processing Unit’s auxiliary 8A MAX relay. The laptop and the LPR Processing Unit will both react to the vehicle’s ignition signal (after a programmable delay). The laptop will then run on its own battery (duration configurable in Windows).

The following diagram shows a typical installation where power for the in-vehicle computer is controlled by the LPR Processing Unit relay:

In-vehicle computer - power supply