[mythtv-users] Alternative to zbox for a frontend

Paul Gardiner lists at glidos.net
Sun Sep 10 14:35:00 UTC 2017

Interesting. Do you mean the external transformer, or the the part 
inside the box that presumably producess stable 5v, 12v and whatever
else is needed?


On 09/09/2017 16:09, Mike Carron wrote:
> Did you confirm the problem is not with the power pack? I've been using 
> zboxes for several years and they were not particularly reliable until I 
> changed out the power packs. Since I did I've had no problems at all.
> mike
> On 09/09/2017 07:42 AM, Paul Gardiner wrote:
>> I've been using zboxs as frontends for some time now, ones with low 
>> power CPUs and nVidia graphics. They don't seem to last very well 
>> before dying, but while they work they work well. I think my current 
>> one is showing signs of dying, and now I look around and don't see any 
>> with nVidia graphics other than overly powerful and expensive ones. 
>> Any one know of a good alternative? I'm assuming that moving to Intel 
>> graphics would not be satisfactory because the deinterlacing support 
>> is lacking.
>> Cheers,
>>     Paul.
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