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