[mythtv-users] 2 Q: PSU for atom MB? Bluetooth remote?

Mike Perkins mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Sun Feb 21 09:29:54 UTC 2010

Emmanuel wrote:
> Mike Perkins a écrit :
>> Keith Pyle wrote:
>>>>> Well its not too late I have not bought it yet.
>>>>> But I need a MB with a PCI Slot because I plan to put a good sound  
>>>>> card in that (good means almost hifi). This is the only one I 
>>>>> found  having a PCI slot.
>>>> The Casetronic 299 case I bought from Logic Supply has an external  
>>>> brick feeding 12V to the case and an adapter to plug into a 
>>>> standard  20/24 pin power plug. Others are available
>>>> Good solid case, not fancy and reasonably priced considering it  
>>>> includes the brick and adapter.
>>>> Geoff   
>>> If your chosen motherboard has an ATX power connector, look at the 
>>> PicoPSU line (at http://www.mini-box.com, 
>>> http://www.logicsupply.com).  This is a very small power supply board 
>>> mounted on top of an ATX plug.  It takes 12 VDC input, so you will 
>>> need an external power brick.  The PicoPSU's range from 60 to 120 W.
>>> As an aside, the M350 cases are very nice for a fanless system.  
>>> However, they are not large enough to allow use of a regular PCI slot.
>> I've got an M300 http://www.mini-itx.com/store/?c=3#m300 which has an 
>> adapter supplied for a PCI card. It also has an (optional) fan. Mine 
>> uses a 60w PicoPSU and I'm quite satisfied with it.
> OK, and what components do you have in your case?
A VIA EPIA-LN10000, as it happens, but any Mini-ITX board should fit. I 
originally planned to house a tuner in there as well, but my plans changed.


Mike Perkins

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