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

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Wed Jan 31 22:14:05 UTC 2007

Yan Seiner wrote:
> Brad DerManouelian wrote:
>> You really can't cross the room to change the DVD? Yikes.
> It's aesthetic more than anything.  Right now my mytbox sits in a 
> closet.  We've moved furniture around, so there's no really nice place 
> to put a DVD player by the TV.  The TV itself hangs on the wall.
> I can put it in the closet on the high shelf (actually that's where it 
> is) and then someone has to either call Dad or get a stool to stick a 
> DVD in, or I can run a USB cable to the rear speakers and stick the 
> player there....
> And yes, I have a shiny new 1 TB server that will see its share of 
> ripped DVDs, but I still don't want to be called every time one of my 
> kids wants to watch Pokemon.....
While it may pain you, you can rip Pokemon too.  I've just about done 
away with DVDs in my house for convenience and safety.  If the kids want 
to watch they know to go to MythVideo for DVDs.  No worrying about them 
breaking the DVD either.


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