Ford F-150 Pickup gets iPad Integrated into Dashboard
The launch of the revolutionary iPad in the past year had many manufacturers in the automotive industry looking at how they could incorporate this revolutionary gadget into the dashboards of their vehicles in a bid to capitalize on the devices burgeoning popularity. Till date, however there has been no such incorporation that deserved the gadgets capability.
However where the giants of automobiles failed, the tech heads seem to have nailed it. A crew of tech lovers, known as the SoundMan Car Audio, has managed to bring the iPad to life in the dashboard of the most popular pick up truck in the market, the Ford F-150. They worked on fitting this amazing gadget into the dashboard of every vehicle they could get their hands on and subsequently also developed a complete guide which they have posted online on their website.
Installing the iPad to the trucks requires more a little skill and also requires some modifications to the dashboard of the truck as well as wiring expertise. As a result, the installation doesn’t come cheap. According to SoundMan, the installation of the iPad to your F-150 pick up truck which includes the required wiring though not the iPad is around $800 to $900.
More details on installing the iPad are given through a video on the company’s website. For those who are looking for greater music output from your iPad or when traveling in your truck, hooking up an iPad to its dashboard is a great option. Some accessories for the iPad as well as a few materials required for its installation can all be found online at the apple store and other online dealers respectively.
All of the materials required for the installation also have the sites for where you can buy them from mentioned, which is of a great help if you are looking to installing this yourself.