[mythtv-users] LEDs as an output device, was: Revo 1600 looks even better now

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Tue Feb 23 19:39:31 UTC 2010

On Tuesday 23 February 2010 12:26:12 pm Ian Oliver wrote:
> In article <201002230757.43832.beww at beww.org>, Brian Wood wrote:
> > Whatever happened to the old LED color code? Green means something that
> > should be on, red means something you need to investigate.
> We used to have a hardware engineer who had some odd ideas regards colours.
>  He once spent ages trying to convince me that RED=RUN was sane and
>  sensible. He now doesn't work for me.
> > Its amazing how much you can tell about what a machine is doing just from
> > a simple LED, and disturbing how many ways the marketing types can find
> > to eliminate this important source of information.
> We don't tend to let marketing do product specifications. They once sent
>  one in and asked for top-level consideration. Here is an extract: "Product
>  will have a modern and appealing user interface incorporating at least two
>  blue LEDs"  Now you see why we don't let them do specs!!!

Unfortunately is seems like a lot of manufacturers DO let them do so.

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