kichigai at comcast.net
Thu Dec 8 12:01:38 EST 2005
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"A company is like a monster. And it's my job to find smaller
monsters for it to eat."
--Charlotte Pickles, "The Rugrats"
On Dec 8, 2005, at 09.52, Chris wrote:
>>> I'm going to build a new frondend machine. What would be the way to
>>> PVR 350 with tvout or just use the vga out. Suggestions for a nice
>>> vga card ?
>>> I'm connecting it to an lcd tv that has both VGA and s-video inputs
>> Well, I suppose two questions have to be asked here:
Well, here comes another question: how much tinkering time do you have?
Based on what you seem to want out of this, if you have enough time
and enough ingenuity, an XBox just might be the perfect thing for
you. There's a version of MythTV available (you can download the
entire set of files needed, pre-compiled) but you have to either chip
or soft-mod your XBox to do it. On the plus side, you have a small
form factor, quiet machine, and an easy to configure and install remote.
But this is just one option, and it doesn't allow for things like
wireless (though I doubt you'd want this), a lot of expandability, or
>> 1.) What kind of TV is this front-end being hooked up to? High-Def,
>> or Standard Def?
> no HD
>> 2.) Do you plan on going to High-Def any time soon?
> I've no plans
>> 3.) Do you want to do anything more than just playback on this front-
> just playback, i've got enough pc's :-))
> has to be queit (i think even diskless)
Well, if you can stand a pair of optical drives, try KnoppMyth,
though I'm not sure this is what you were looking for.
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