[mythtv-users] Re: Homebrew PVR Multi-Circuit

pete stagman tyrstag at earthlink.net
Mon Jun 21 16:15:12 EDT 2004

On Mon, 2004-06-21 at 16:00, Robert Kulagowski wrote:
>  > I guess I could use the
> > parallel port for IR I/O and then use a serial port for the LCD and LEDs 
> > as an alternative approach.  Does anyone have any other ideas or comments?
> Using the parallel port means that you're going to loop out the back of 
> the machine back inside if you're using an internally mounted display. 
> I can't think of a motherboard that has internal headers for parallel 
> like they've got for USB or firewire, so the "pretty factor" is going to 
> be impacted.  Good thing most people don't see the back of their 
> machines that often.

Good point, if it could be made USB that would be even better. Many
motherboards have "extra" usb headers inside the case.

> Sounds interesting though.
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