[mythtv-users] Mythtv on PS3

Emery Guevremont emery.guevremont at gmail.com
Fri Jun 13 15:16:17 UTC 2008

Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 06/12/2008 10:09 PM, Anthony Giggins wrote:
>> Hows the UPNP capabilities of the Xbox360 from Myth?
> AIUI, the XBox 360 won't play MPEG video via UPnP (only from DVD's, it 
> seems).  So, you'd have to transcode all your recordings to the 
> Microsoft-blessed format (WMV) for the 360 to be of any use as a UPnP 
> client.  If you happen to have MythVideo videos in the right format, you 
> can play them via UPnP on the 360 (but what's the point, really, if you 
> can't get to recorded TV?).
> And, since the 360 uses about 50% more power than a PC (that can 
> actually run a frontend), I'll be sticking with running a real 
> frontend.  :)  (Of course, the PS3 uses about 33% more power than a 
> 360--or 2 times as much as a PC--so it's an even worse choice, unless, 
> of course, you decide to take into account the 360's inability to play 
> recorded TV, in which case the PS3 is a better choice than the 360, but 
> a PC is still better than both... [fade out, stream of consciousness] )
Another plus for the PS3, it plays blu-ray.
> Mike
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