[mythtv-users] HD Frontend hardware: cases for enclosed spaces
adeffs at gmail.com
Thu Oct 27 11:36:59 EDT 2005
On Wednesday 26 October 2005 21:53, Sean Cier wrote:
> Mark Kundinger wrote:
> > Well, the one thing that might be a sticker is how intensively you plan
> > on using it as a DVD player. If you use that a lot, then I'd recommend
> > putting the Mythbox in the exposed location, for easy access.
> Good point, but I don't really mind opening the doors to get at the DVD
> player -- heck, that's where my old DVD player was before it gave up the
> So should I take it that nobody's tried to use a frontend in an enclosed
> space like these before, or that people have tried and simply had no
> airflow problems either way?
while I haven't tried, I would say not to unless the armoire has the ability
for decent airflow and you put enough fans in the case to make sure air flows
through it. But in general its not a good idea to close off a computer case
in such an environment.
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