[mythtv-users] Lowest cost of a quality MythBox

Andrew Burgess aab at cichlid.com
Sun Jul 22 16:09:06 UTC 2007


>I suppose it's theoretically possible to find a "junker" of a sub-2Ghz.
>PC in a dumpster or a company giveaway, or some surplus outfit. You
>would still need a capture device or two, and even the cheapest frame
>buffer cards or low-cost digital units would start to push you towards
>the $100 mark, even if the rest of the PC was free.

Unless you have cable tv and a set top box, then you might get away with
just a firewire cable. Not sure if that reduces cpu requirements,
I know firewire is digital but is it compressed digital?



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