The Connect system of the Lancia Thesis is based on Windows CE 2.12/3.00. The Thesis is one of the first cars to receive the Windows CE for Automotive as the board system software. Software has been developed by Siemens VDO. One of the system programmers: Tom Isaacson.
Hardware: Hitachi SN-4 Processor (25 Mhz?), Hitachi Q2SD graphics processor, SRAM Memory 32/21 Mb, AMD 512Kb Boot Sector Flash
The Panasonic CD-ROM player is can be suffering from a defect laser pick-up, they last for 100.000 km. You can change it yourself, the part you need is the (Panasonic) RAE0142/I.C. optical pick up.
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