[nSLUG] MythTV hardware?
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Mon Dec 3 20:41:51 AST 2007
One other thing...I'd advise you check out an external usb capture
device if you can afford it. I've had three or four pvr-150s and a
couple of pvr-500's and they've been finicky due to interference or
other problems. I don't have direct experience with the usb devices, but
I think they'd be far less prone to interference than the mobo cards.
Scott Syms wrote:
> Hi, folks-
> I'm embarking on a MythTV install; Tivo just looks too pricey. I'll
> prob use Mythubuntu, but I'm wondering what people are using for
> I've got an old 1.2 GHz AMD machine and a plextor usb MPEG-2 hardware
> encoder that I know works with MythTV/Linux, but I'd love to use a
> passively cooled system to avoid the "fans die, computer overheats,
> catches fire and takes out my neighbourhood" scenario. I might be
> paranoid about this, but a family member has just been through a fire
> where the cause was a melted piece of electronics.
> What are people using? Any local suppliers for VIA Epia type hardware?
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