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

Bill Bill at explosivo.com
Wed Jan 31 22:29:06 UTC 2007

On Wed, 31 Jan 2007 16:14:05 -0600
Kevin Kuphal <kuphal at dls.net> wrote:

> 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.

I've started doing this to my collection, but have found some newer dvd's resist this.

May be stuck with a DVD player for a bit...

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