[mythtv-users] PCChips Geode MoBo?

Francesco Peeters francesco at fampeeters.com
Wed Mar 29 17:44:38 UTC 2006

Francesco Peeters schreef:
> Hi all,
> Does anybody have any experience with the 'new' PCChips M863G Geode3600+ 
> (Athlon2800+ 'mobile') (v7.1) MoBo?
> It looks nice enough for a frontend, although it doesn't have S-Video or 
> composite output (Which isn't too much of an issue for PAL TV's with 
> SCART), but will it bear the brunt of an added backend?
> My main concerns are an apparent lack of S/PDIF (though I may have 
> overlooked it <G>) and audio performance as well as how it performs for 
> video-playback.
> (I am planning - for starters - to have a PVR-150 in there and run both 
> frontend and backend on it. I hope to add separate backends in the 
> future, and maybe drop the tunercard in this one, although I like the 
> idea of it being able to work standalone if needed)
> TIA!

Ok, in view of the replies, what miniITX board (not necessarily with 
on-board processor, though it is easier,and usually cheaper), 
preferrably with s-video out, would the on-list guru's advise for above 
setup instead?

I am on a relatively tight budget, so $ 400+ nanoITX boards are out of 
my league!  ;-)


Francesco Peeters
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