[mythtv-users] Apple TV hacked to use other codecs
kuphal at dls.net
Sat Mar 24 15:04:35 UTC 2007
Craig Partin wrote:
>> Kevin Kuphal <kuphal at dls.net> says:
>>> That device is very interesting. According to that thread and
>>> others, it has almost a full blown OSX installation on it. It looks
>>> like a very promising SD MythTV frontend.
>> What's more, there's some evidence the box was intentionally designed
>> to make do-it-yourself projects easy:
>> and the hardware is designed to support 5.1 sound, even if iTunes
>> doesn't yet:
>> Raw technical specs, straight from bash:
>> Lots of enthusiasm here:
>> Yeechang Lee <ylee at pobox.com> | +1 650 776 7763 | San Francisco CA US
> The two questions now are:
> 1. Can it run the OSX version of mythfrontend?
> 2. Are the video drivers good enought to allow a 1Gig processor to playback HD.
I doubt it. It doesn't have any MPEG-2 decompression support, only
H.263 so the 1Ghz processor is unlikely to handle HD that we know it.
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