[mythtv-users] Advice on media players

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Thu Dec 3 20:54:21 UTC 2009

On Fri, Dec 4, 2009 at 9:14 AM, Tom Lichti <redpepperracing at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Just yesterday Sears was advertising the WD HD-TV for $99... I almost
>>>> bought one....
>>> Greg,
>>> Newegg has it for $99 right now.  I looked at the specs and it isn't clear
>>> how it would interface to MythTV though.  Does it support DLNA or SMB or
>>> what?
>>> I just want to make sure it would meet my needs before I pull the trigger.
>> My understanding is that the WD device has no ethernet port and that
>> to network it you need to hack something up through USB. It is
>> primarily meant to connect external USB drives to.
> The new WD HD-TV Live has networking built in.

Thanks for clearing that up! However my look at newegg shows the Live
is $120, and its the original (non noetwork) one that is $99 (and sold

I know newegg changes pretty often though!

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