[mythtv-users] Frontend questions

Jean-Yves Avenard jyavenard at gmail.com
Wed Mar 25 06:17:17 UTC 2009


2009/3/25 Patrick Lorigan <pat711 at gmail.com>:
> Since I already have the remote I want I was hoping to just find a cheap USB
> IR receiver, but it seems like it's cheaper to just get a MCE remote of some
> sort that comes with a receiver and throw the remote in a drawer.

Yes, I bought my Hauppauge MCE remote for US $25 ... not much

> I was thinking about a Mac Mini, but I can save about $200 and go with an
> Antec NSK2840 that will fit in with my other electronics OK.  Besides, if I

I bought that Antec case for my backend, the power supply is rather
noisy ; no way I could use this as a dedicated frontend : too loud

> came home with a new Mac Mini my wife would probably make me replace the
> PowerPC Mini sitting on our desk and then I still wouldn't have my new
> frontend.

Time for 2 mini then ...
Tell them it's for the safety of the kids, that's what I did :)


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