[mythtv-users] Advice on media players

Michael Tiller michael.tiller at gmail.com
Thu Dec 3 18:33:35 UTC 2009

On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 1:23 PM, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:

> My Revo arrived yesterday. I'm trying to decide on the best way to set it
> up.

How do you deal with control?  It didn't see that it had an IR port.

> I wasn't aware it had an E-SATA port, but I don't think it will need a hard
> drive, even the 2.5" drive it came with will probably go somewhere else.
> The proverbial $99 frontend seems distant, but a $199 HD F/E seems very
> reasonable.
> My only real gripe is the Microsoft tax for the XP that's pre-installed.

My understanding is that it comes with a bunch of crapware installed.  That
probably subsidizes the XP.  It would be great to have an option for
XP-less, but I'm really not sure it would be cheaper.  It seems insanely
cheap as it is.

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