[mythtv-users] xbox recommendations
david.whyte at gmail.com
Tue Jan 23 10:58:41 UTC 2007
On 1/23/07, ikke <ikke at iki.fi> wrote:
> The noise does not go away even by changing the fan to a bigger one.
> For some reason the plastic box just resonates so much. And the linux
> on xbox I forgot after couple of trials. The box has way too little
> memory to run X, it is too slow to boot and too hard to control with
> remote for everyday use.
Rubbish! I put in a quieter fan in my Xbox and I can leave it on
overnight in my bedroom. Sure you can hear it, but I have an LG DVD
Player with Amplifier, which is *much* noisier.
I started a write-up *ages* ago, but in true mythTV fashion, it isn't
Take a squizz here http://david.whyte.googlepages.com/changingthexboxcasefan
Ooooh, that is the first time I have looked at that page in ages and
it really is sucky, but it does tell you the fan I got. It required
some modifications (i.e. sanding off the corners of the fan) but it
works really well.
If you need some of the other pics I have, let me know. I could zip
them up and email them to you.
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