[mythtv-users] New Apple TV...

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Thu Mar 22 01:50:24 UTC 2007


jedi at mishnet.org wrote:
>> Anyone know anything about the new Apple TV? HDMI, Ethernet, etc...
>>
>> http://www.apple.com/appletv/connect.html
>>
>>     
>
> Well, according to apple.com it seems to be an h.264 only device.
>
> No divx.
> No mpeg2.
>
>      Spend a little more on a minimac and you can have any codec you
> want, a myth frontend running on it and a myth slave backend running
> on it burning through commflagging and transcode jobs.
>
>   
Heck, I think with SVN you can even have a master backend running using 
firewire or HDHomeRun tuners (but I don't have a Mac so I'm not 100% 
sure of this).  Image in a mini + HDHomeRun setup.  Small and HD.

Kevin


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