[mythtv-users] mythtv and a central wiring closet
tom at redpepperracing.com
Sat Jan 13 03:00:43 UTC 2007
Seth Daniel wrote:
> I have a question for anyone using a central wiring closet (CWC, home
> run or Node 0 arrangement) along with a MythTV setup.
> My current diagram has MythTV in a rack in the CWC. It is connected to
> the cable box and also an antenna. My question is this: in a CWC
> arrangement what is the best way to send the video signal from the
> MythTV box to the TV? Do some video cards have coax outputs? Mine
> doesn't. It has a DVI out, but running a DVI cable to the TV seems
> unfeasible (it's around 40 feet to the TV from the CWC). I'd like to be
> able to use the MythTV feed in any room that has a video (coax) jack.
> What are people using in this arrangement? Is this even an optimal
I think the optimal setup is to have a small, quiet PC at the TV to run
as a frontend, and have the backend/server in the closet. At least,
that's how I do it.
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