[mythtv-users] Console Display and UI other than OSD?
stel at onshore.com
Wed Feb 18 19:12:53 EST 2004
yeah great idea. similarly you can add a cheap vga monitor and video card and
mirror the display.
On Wednesday 18 February 2004 05:50 pm, mythgnomer at rowelab.com wrote:
> Actually, I do this with my epia M1k box.. I have a 7" LCD powered from my
> ATX PS sitting on top of the box. If I don't want to turn on the TV, I turn
> on the small screen. It's connected to the composite out of my board, while
> the s-video is connected to the big screen. These pictures are from when I
> was setting up a second frontend in our bedroom. I also have an irman
> connected to the bottom full size drive bay (look closely for the little
> black square.)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org
> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Carl Alexander
> Sent: Wednesday, February 18, 2004 11:04 AM
> To: Discussion about mythtv
> Subject: [mythtv-users] Console Display and UI other than OSD?
> New to MythTV and I'm still in the research phase of my project, but on the
> topic a useful display for the appliance other than the OSD on my TV, what
> do people do? It seems stupid to turn on the TV to listen to music, and
> when navigating a 40Gb + music archive using a serial port based LCD seems
> both limited and a lot of work re-engineering the UI.
> Has anyone tried small LCDs such as those used in embedded devices, like
> It seems like all it would take for something like this to give you an
> instant console display would be a 2nd video card and the ability to
> configure MythTV to have UI on one display and playback on another. (In
> practice you would probably want UI on both, just no or limited or
> configurable playback on the console - maybe for music eye candy)
> And on a unrelated issue, anyone recommend a good source for chipped
> DVD-ROMs or firmware patches? region codes are so very annoying for my
> import DVD collection...
> --- Carl
stel valavanis http://www.onshore.com/
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