[mythtv-users] ATSC & QAM

Paul V. Gratz pgratz at gratz1.com
Sat Sep 16 16:13:05 UTC 2006

On Friday 15 September 2006 13:08, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 09/15/06 11:23, Paul V. Gratz wrote:
> >2. My backend is a 3GHz P4 but my front ends are more in the 1.6GHz P4
> >   range.  It sounds like they don't have the horse power for playing
> >   HD, would it be feasible to down convert somewhat for playing a
> >   reduced HD later (as I do with 80% of my programs right now for
> >   storage reasons) and keep my PVR-500 for live TV?
> Sounds like a good reason to swap (i.e. turn a frontend into a backend
> and the backend into a frontend).

Unfortunately (or not) thats not too easy, I've built the P4 3.0GHz
into a standup video arcade machine.  Really need the horsepower for

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