[mythtv-users] Who's going to be the first?

Gabe Rubin gaberubin at gmail.com
Thu Sep 2 00:42:25 UTC 2010

On Wed, Sep 1, 2010 at 5:41 PM, Jarod Wilson <jarod at wilsonet.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 1, 2010 at 8:21 PM, Gabe Rubin <gaberubin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Sep 1, 2010 at 5:14 PM, Jarod Wilson <jarod at wilsonet.com> wrote:
>>> stereo downstairs too. Sure, I could get a squeeze player or
>>> something. But its nowhere near as tightly integrated as iTunes, and
>>> iPhone and an AppleTV. So I guess for me, its more just an
>>> AppleMusicOutputDevice than an AppleTV, with the added bonus that it
>>> can also do other things, if I want.
>> Jarod, can I suggest trying the softsqueeze player and adding that to
>> your front ends and a having the squeezeserver on your backend.
> One major problem with that approach: requires leaving the myth box on
> all the time, which I've stopped doing. Why have such a power-hungry
> system on 24/7 if it doesn't need to be? The power supply even on the
> ASRock ION330 HT box I've got is 65W. The new AppleTV draws 6W. Heck,
> I might get two of them, and replace the older one I already have,
> just for the power savings. :)

That makes sense.  I have a single combined FE/BE, so it pretty much
has to be on all the time.

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