[mythtv-users] Revo 1600 looks even better now
beww at beww.org
Tue Feb 23 19:44:32 UTC 2010
On Tuesday 23 February 2010 12:26:12 pm Ian Oliver wrote:
> In article
> <51058d551002230612k3d1cad37rf5875e599b7d93c2 at mail.gmail.com>, Greg
> Oliver wrote:
> > The 1600 has a white power light.. Only light on the machine - I
> > covered it with electrical tape :)
> My R3600s have -
> 1) A sodding bright power light. I've put tape over it, but the light
> shines out of the SD slot and various other holes and cracks in the
> 2) An ethernet activity LED.
> 3) An LED on the power supply.
> I'm going to disconnect (or seriously dim) the power LED, nobble the
> ethernet LED, and tape over the power LED.
> Don't these guys realise that light pollution is as bad as noise
They want the thing to grab your attention on the store shelf, where it will
appear to be "better" than the less well-illuminated competing products.
Industrial design is a world unto itself, which Apple figured out long ago, but
most other makers screw up totally.
A lot of consumer computing products are aimed at adolescent gamers, witness
how many video cards feature scantily-clad young ladies.
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