[mythtv-users] Questions about XBox front end
william_munson at bellsouth.net
Wed May 16 11:35:11 UTC 2007
Jake Vickers wrote:
> Does anyone out there have an XBox for a front end? I'm looking for
> something quieter than the ML8000 I have in my bedroom now (okay, so
> the wife is) and read that MythTV ran on XBoxes and that they were
> relatively quiet. Seems all the fanless Via boards really balk at
> watching TV. I haven't owned a game system since Playstation came out
> so I'm looking for someone to offer some tips. I've also read that
> MythTV doesn't run that nicely on the XBox, so I'd like to find out
> now if that is so before I brave Ebay to buy one.
> Can anyone out there offer some experiences up with the XBox?
> Thanks in advance.
The xbox will run SD tv only. Its slow as a snail at navigating the
menus and in my case was annoying enough to retire the xbox. They are
not very quiet either. The whining of the fan is loud enough in a
bedroom to be a problem. My suggestion, keep looking.
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