[mythtv-users] Frontend to two TVs?
dave at frascone.com
Thu Jun 21 14:46:56 UTC 2007
But, then my second frontend also has to be beefy -- since some shows are
On 6/21/07, Kevin Kuphal <kuphal at dls.net> wrote:
> On 6/21/07, David Frascone <dave at frascone.com> wrote:
> > I'm upgrading my frontend, and it's causing me some grief. So -- let me
> > try to let you know my current setup, and where I'm going.
> > My current frontend has a Geforce4 with S-Video and DVI output. I send
> > the DVI to my Livingroom TV, and the S-Video to a RF Modulator. The coax
> > output of the modulator goes upstairs to my bedroom, where I have an IR/RF
> > Remote extender. So, the Bedroom TV shows the same thing as the LR TV, and
> > I can still control Myth via the remote extender.
> > Things work fine (with some resolution issues I can deal with)
> > So -- the problem: I'm upgrading to this motherboard: http://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en-us/t-series/content.php?S_ID=183
> > It has DVI out (and SPDIF Sound -- for when I want to get it
> > working). But, now I only have one output (Technically two, if you include
> > the VGA). And, I have no way that I can think of to get an analog composite
> > (or S-Video) output to my RF Modulator.
> > Any ideas for solutions?
> > I could put the old frontend into the bedroom -- but I only have one
> > wireless keyboard . . . I guess it could work though. I was hoping to free
> > up that machine for other things.
> > I also could drop a video card into my dedicated backend and put the RF
> > modulator there. And the remote extender (if it has that much range).
> > But -- I'd like a solution similar to the one I have -- where the BR
> > watches the same thing as the LR.
> > Any ideas? Or is it time for two frontends?
> Two frontends. You're causing yourself all kinds of hassle when you can
> easily solve it that way. Time is money :)
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