[mythtv-users] Pundit Setup
ciaranj at gmail.com
Wed Sep 22 04:46:49 EDT 2004
Hi, I've finally gotten around to building myself a nice little PVR
for recording Digital Terrestrial signals in the UK.
I did have my heart set on a Chaintech 7nif2 but these no longer seem
to exist in the UK :( so I'm currently looking at using an ASUS
Pundit-R. I'd like this machine to be both my front-end and backend
box, with 2 Hauppauge Nova-t PCI cards in it. I understand that these
cards strip an mpeg2 signal off the air, so am I correct in thinking I
may be able to skimp on the processor?
If so, does anyone have any experience of the hardware setup for an
ASUS Pundit-R, i..e recommendations on the CPU type + speed to go for
in my case? Has anyone fitted 2 Nova-t's into a Pundit (I've seen
comments on websites that some full-size cards may have problems
fitting in ? )
Also the SP-DIF on the front, are there any easyish case-modifications
that can perhaps shift this to the back or at least back/side ?
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