[mythtv-users] Aopen MiniPC

jedi at mishnet.org jedi at mishnet.org
Wed Nov 21 16:09:45 UTC 2007

> On Nov 21, 2007 8:53 AM, Giovanni Piccirilli <gpiccirilli at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> has anyone installed MythTV on a MiniPC from AOpen with a remote
>> control?
>> What is the recommended HW configuration for such a device? I need to
>> connect MythTV to a Digital Set-top box in Standard Definition. High Def
>> is
>> an option however. Thanks
> you'd probably be better off buying a Mac mini if you're after that
> form factor.  there are several ppl on the list that are using it

     Strangely enough the apple product actually seems cheaper here.
Even the base x86 mini has a very respectable configuration (for a
mini pc). All of the vendors I have checked would charge you more for
a comparably configured Aopen system.

      It's a shame too because I really wanted to throw some business
towards a Linux system vendor.

> successfully (some even with OS X i believe).  and it works with HD
> and a remote.  by the time you've upgraded the AOpen you're paying the
> same as you would for a base mini, and with the mini you get an OS
> that actually has resale value if you don't want to keep it. ;)

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