[mythtv-users] Awsome Case For Myth Frontend!
erictsmith at gmail.com
Thu May 3 16:16:50 UTC 2007
On 5/3/07, Steven Adeff <adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/3/07, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
> > Bryan Mayland wrote:
> > > Gregg wrote:
> > >> I found this. Pic it looks like it takes a standard laptop dvd/cd drive.
> > >>
> > >> http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/CeBIT_2007/Hiper/images/hiper11.jpg
> > >>
> > >> I am not sure about the fans, but it looks like the power supply is
> > >> external, I will do some more research and see if I can find out what
> > >> the guts look like :)
> > >>
> > > I posted a link to a review of it, and the power supply was internal
> > > and it takes a laptop *slot loading* optical drive, which there aren't a
> > > whole lot of. It also needs a special low-profile CPU cooler.
> > The slot-load laptop type optical drives are in fact very common. Any of
> > the outfits that repair or upgrade the Apple notebooks have them in
> > quantity, both CD and CD/DVD.
> > They are not cheap though, anything designed for a laptop will cost more
> > and perform less well.
> nice find! I was looking for something just like this to build for my
> mom's new kitchen.
> Best is I don't need internal IR or VFD (since it will be sitting in a
> cabinet anyway so I'll need a remote IR receiver).
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Are there any concerns about the included 200W PS? I guess with
onboard video this becomes less of a problem, but this is obviously
very low by today's standards?
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