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Discussion in 'Gen III 2010+ Prius Accessories and Modifications' started by michaellam510, Oct 28, 2011.

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  1. michaellam510

    michaellam510 Junior Member

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    Hi,
    Does anyone know is it worth it to put DVD headrest on a Prius? Just got my car and thinking about re-placing OEM headrest to DVD for the kids. Will this drain the battery pack or causes any malfunction on the vehicle?
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    I was just looking at some on ebay. Seems like a great idea. If you hook them up right, you won't have any more problems than with a conventional vehicles. You would want to prevent running the units for a prolong period of time without the car in ready mode though (battery drain).
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    qbee42 My other car is a boat

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    DVD players don't take much power, so there isn't any real concern with mileage or the like. Just make sure you connect it to a switched power source so that it doesn't draw power when the vehicle is off.

    Tom
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    Thanks guys for the inputs...
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    My kids would go nuts if I tossed in some video headrests, but where to house the video source? Under the passenger seat?
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    The units I saw on ebay were self-contained. Otherwise one could hook up there aftermarket HU like mine to just plain monitors in the headrests or even just a portable unit in the backseat. Lots of options.
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    I think the self-contained units would look too big for the small Prius headrests. But, I'd love to be proved wrong.
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    On the Gen II Prius the space under the passenger seat holds the JBL amplifier. I'm not sure about this on the Gen III.

    Tom
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    I think the amp and sat radio unit are under the drivers seat in the gen 3
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