[mythtv-users] placing the DVD player far, far away

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Wed Jan 31 22:09:08 UTC 2007

Yan Seiner wrote:
> I have a firewire/USB dvd player that plugs into my mythbox.  I'd like 
> to put it close to the sofa, on the other side of the room from the TV; 
> say about 20' of wiring alltogether.  This is too far for USB....

You can get USB "active" extension cables that will let you go that
far.  Or use regular cables with hubs in between.  The active extensions
are really just a cable with a one-port hub on the end, as far as I can

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