[mythtv] Hardware configuration
Sun Jan 5 23:44:41 EST 2003
hmm... too bad ;-)
my fault, didn't get this right...
ok, i'll just give it a try, i don't need it in high quality, it's just for
playing around and getting away of these vcr-tapes...
On Monday 06 January 2003 00:29, tarek Lubani wrote:
> I'm not sure about the specs of the system, but I write just to clarify a
> point.. When you do "timeshifting" or even live TV viewing, what you are
> essentially doing is recording AND playing back. So, your premise that you
> can go with a weaker system because you aren't simultaneously recording and
> playing back isn't true at all..
> Whether the hardware can handle it or not, I don't know.. just a note on
> the fact that you needn't worry about it not recording and playing back at
> the same time, because it *is* under the circumstances you mention (live TV
> or timeshifting).
> tarek : )
> >ok, i'm hooking up the this thread because i have a similar question...
> >i have a rather small barebone system, a shuttle sv25 with a celeron 1200,
> >mb ram and a ati card (which isn't supported and will be replaced by a
> >hauppauge wintv go (or is there an alternative at this price, maybe with a
> >remote control? how much more costs the one with the rc?)).
> >the only thing i wanna use this system for is recording and timeshifting,
> > so use it instead of a vcr or use it to stop the current show for a few
> > minutes (ask why? anyone with a 10 month old son knows why ;-) )... so i
> > don't need simoultanious record/playback or fancy stuff like that.
> >will this machine be fast enough to accomplish that? will a standard
> > tv-card do?
> >bye, stephan
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