[mythtv-users] Small Form Factor Frontend

Tom Dexter digitalaudiorock at gmail.com
Tue Aug 10 17:35:40 UTC 2010

On Fri, Aug 6, 2010 at 2:58 PM, Gabe Rubin <gaberubin at gmail.com> wrote:
> Not to threadjack, but on a similar note, does anyone know of a good
> quite small formfactor that I can use as BE/FE combined?  I would love
> it to have a PCI slot so I can keep my PVR-350 and either a firewire
> port or another slot to put a card in.  I would uise VDAPUA and not
> concerned about speed b/c I never transcode and commercial detection
> would not need to be real time.
> Aside from my two first requirements, I would think a Revo would be
> perfect.  I do not want to add a second machine to be a backend, so
> please no suggestions of that.

I have a SFF Dell 4700C as a frontend.  As far as VDPAU goes, I've yet
to see a SFF Nvidia card (let alone fanless) that can do any of the
quality deinterlacing.  If anyone's has I'd like to know.


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