[mythtv-users] hauppauge mediaMVP front end
beww at beww.org
Thu Jun 26 03:04:50 UTC 2008
On Wednesday 25 June 2008 20:01:54 mythtv at corwyn.net wrote:
> I just have to say that the Media MVP by Hauppauge and the marvelous
> code for the MediaMVP Media Center (mvpmc) are just spectacular.
> $40 on ebay and about 20 minutes of configuring my MythTV server, and
> I've got a functioning fanless MythTV frontend. Great enough I
> immediately went out and purchased a second for the other TV.
> And all brought to me by MythTV.
> Wow. Great work.
Agreed, they are great, especially for a second set, bedroom set etc. For the
living room I prefer a more "full-featured" frontend, but that's me.
You also get a working remote, and, as you say, for less than you would spend
for just the RAM in a conventional frontend.
I'm waiting for something similar to come along that will do HD, either by
design or a jeeped device designed for something else. I guess the Mac Mini
or possible the Apple TV are the closest so far, but they are still pricey.
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