[mythtv-users] New HTPC case from Antec

Dawning Sky the.dawning.sky at gmail.com
Tue Sep 12 17:52:03 UTC 2006

On 9/12/06, Mike Frisch <mfrisch at isurfer.ca> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 12, 2006 at 09:36:33AM -0700, Dawning Sky wrote:
> > It seems newer mATX board usually have 2 PCI + 2 PCI Express slots.
> > So now I start looking for PCI Express tuner cards, which I still have
> > difficulty to find one.  I don't want to give up any of my three tuner
> > cards, 2 DVB HDTV cards and 1 PVR-500.
> My approach is slightly different...  separate the frontend from the
> backend.  The backend can be a big ugly case somewhere in the basement
> or a closet with lots of slots and tuners and the frontend will be a
> slick machine with minimal hardware installed.

Sounds good, except there are already too many computers (in my wife's
opinion) in our house.  And running ethernet cable around the house
could be a chanllege too.  Anyways, I'll probably have to take
master/slave approach in the end if we want an additional FE in our


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