[mythtv-users] Advice on media players
drescherjm at gmail.com
Thu Dec 3 23:58:18 UTC 2009
On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 6:53 PM, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
> On Thursday 03 December 2009 04:38:43 pm Michael Tiller wrote:
>> On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 6:34 PM, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
>> > On Thursday 03 December 2009 04:09:24 pm Michael Tiller wrote:
>> > > Just to clarify. When I talked about control, I was talking about
>> > > playback control (e.g. Play, Pause, Stop), not controlling an external
>> > > IR device (e.g. STB).
>> > OK, but both functions are required if using it as a B/E (slave or
>> > otherwise)
>> > and F/E.
>> I understand. I have no plan to use this as a backend.
>> > So should I assume from comments that their is no IR sensor on these
>> > Revos?
>> > Correct, but a USB IR receiver could be used.
>> I was hoping for something that was built-in and that MythBuntu would
>> recognize out of the box. At $199 it is already a bit pricey (when
>> compared to a WD HD-TV Live) and adding a USB IR device is only going
>> make it worse.
> Some Revos may show up on Fleabay as people discover that they are
> pretty limited as XP machines, this might make some available for less than
Hmm. There is a linux version.
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