[mythtv-users] Hardware suggestions

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Fri Aug 11 15:23:55 UTC 2006

On Aug 11, 2006, at 8:17 AM, Bish, Tim wrote:

>> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org [mailto:mythtv-users-
>> bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Brad DerManouelian
>> Sent: Friday, August 11, 2006 10:41 AM
>> To: Discussion about mythtv
>> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Hardware suggestions
>> On Aug 11, 2006, at 7:31 AM, Bish, Tim wrote:
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org [mailto:mythtv-users-
>>>> bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Alan Anderson
>>>> Sent: Friday, August 11, 2006 10:25 AM
>>>> To: mythtv-users at mythtv.org
>>>> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Hardware suggestions
>>>> Hi
>>>> I too have been looking at the Antec Fusion case for my next front
>>> end.
>>>> From the response and reviews it sounds like its as quiet as they
>>>> say,
>>> so
>>>> should be good in the living room.  I'll move the Antec Overture
> into
>>> the
>>>> basement and make it a dedicated backend.
>>>> Anybody know for sure if there is a linux driver for the VFD?   I
>>>> have
>>>> read
>>>> several reviews on the case  and so far they have mentioned linux
>>> drivers
>>>> but
>>>> so far nothing specific.
>>> Any Idea who manufactures that LCD?  I have an IRTrans VFD / IR
>>> Receiver
>>> in my Origin X11, and its supported by the LCProc program, which
>>> supports many different LCDs.  I'd suggest doing some searching on
>>> LCProc after you find out who really makes that LCD.
>> Have you had any luck getting that LCD and IR receiver working? I
>> just picked up a Zalman HD160 case with the IRTrans VFD/IR Receiver
>> and plan on playing with it a bit today. Wondering what my chances
>> are for getting it to work. :)
> I haven't spent a lot of time on it, I've been debugging what has  
> turned
> out to be a hardware problem on my ASUS A8N5X motherboard.  Once I get
> the replacement in, I will tackle that along with getting the SPDIF
> working.
> Google IRTrans lcdproc and you will find some info.

Funny. I've been battling a bad PCI-E slot on my Asus A8N-SLI-Deluxe  
board. Replacement will be in today, but I probably wont have time to  
put it together until after next week.

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