[mythtv-users] Neuros OSD 2.0 could make a good FE or BE for $250

Paul pturpin+mythtv at gmail.com
Wed Sep 17 18:57:51 UTC 2008

On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 1:46 PM, Johnny Russ <jruss at mit.edu> wrote:
>> I was thinking of it as a frontend to MythTv.  If it does give multi
>> channel via HDMI then I would buy it.
>> _______________________________________________
> Here is a thread with a link to more specs and some more info from one of
> the devs:
> http://groups.google.com/group/Neuros/browse_thread/thread/437441d4dd242bab.
> He does confirm that they will have audio out via hdmi. They didn't include
> hdmi input because they didn't want to deal with the issues surrounding
> encryption on hdmi in. He also said that hadn't included digital audio
> inputs and outputs because they didn't think there would be that much
> demand. I guess they are going to market this as a video/DVD archiving
> machine. Aparently these are just dev kits so everything isn't set in stone
> yet. I bet if enough people request it then spdif could be included in the
> final versions.
> There is also more info on their wiki:
> http://wiki.neurostechnology.com/index.php/OSD_2.0_HD. It looks like this is
> more likely to be a decent frontend for some folks. It seems less
> appropriate as a backend, with the limited options for tuners, audio in,
> etc. Although it is nice to have another choice if you want to record from
> component.
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Another concern i have is that in the specs it says it can only play
back 720p at 30 fps. All the 720p i have is at 60 fps.

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