[mythtv-users] OT: building an HD Frontend for $250 or less

john sturgeon john.sturgeon at gmail.com
Mon Jun 6 21:44:58 UTC 2005

On 6/6/05, Mudit Wahal <mwahal at gmail.com> wrote:
> just goto their website http://www.rokulabs.com and then check their
> support forums for HD1000
> but after reading avs forums and other places, roku is 1 yr behind in
> the technology. These new AVeL LP2 and Buffalo LT and upcoming network
> dvd HD ready players are far ahead.
> So unless you only want myth, then go for roku. If you are open for
> tinkering and stuff, then check out LP2 etc. I knew about Roku but
> only came to find out about LP2 recently.
> I'm planning to get some sort of bridge on the linux machine between
> the mythweb and the LP2 linux server. So, I can click on the HD
> recordings and watch them.
> check out avsforums thread on LP2
> http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=459759
> also the iodata forum has some info about the linux server (wizd) and
> about mpeg2-ts. The only major problem that stopped me from buying LP2
> was inability to FF/REW on the TS streams. But their June 3rd firmware
> release fixed that.
> Just waiting for the right moment to click the checkout button on
> their website now.

One more note.  I-O Data has released their own official AvelLink
Linux Server.  Some time back I e-mailed their support and asked about
a Linux server and they said that one was under development.

John <><

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