[mythtv-users] 20-Watt Via EPIA ME6000 Frontend

Bob spam at homeurl.co.uk
Tue Mar 13 23:35:18 UTC 2007

Peter A. Daly wrote:
> I've been measuring stuff like crazy with the Kill-a-Watt I recently 
> got for my birthday.  Great geek toy.
> My ME6000 based (MiniMyth) frontend uses:
> 16 watts - Idle
> 20-21 watts - playing video.
> I'm quite pleased.  It'll save about $50/year in power compared to my 
> previous frontend.
> Check out 
> http://www.mythpvr.com/mythtv/frontend/set-top/silent/low-power.html 
> for more info and give it a digg if you like it.
> -Pete

Does it's MPEG playback assistance help with H.264?
Is it capable of 1080p at 60 H.264 output over DVI?

Once they've got all that in one package (and I find a DVB-C card + CAM 
that works) I'll be getting a couple.

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