[mythtv-users] questions on using Mac Mini as remote frontend...
mythtv at tedde.nu
Wed Nov 21 16:08:50 UTC 2007
jedi at mishnet.org skrev:
>> I'm thinking of getting a Mac Mini for the bedroom as primarily a
>> remote mythfrontend for watching TV/DVD and playing music.
>> reading through the list and the wiki it seems like all the major
>> parts of mythfrontend work with the OSX compile of mythtv including
>> SPDIF output for AC3 on the newer Intel Mini's. I'll be using wireless
>> for now, but will run a cat5e line to the bedroom so i can play back
>> my recorded HD content.
> If you have an intel based system that you could use for testing,
> this would probably give you a good idea of the basic performance
> limitations of the wireless network and modern cpus.
> I use a minimac as my main frontend but I don't run MacOSX. I
> just run Ubuntu and the normal Linux releases.
> A current core duo mini is more than capable of doing h264 and
> 1080p. I don't use the spdif output so I can't comment on that. From
> my point of view the mini is just another PC.
What remote (especially receiver) are you using for your mac mini?
Anyone successfully using the internal receiver with another remote than
the bundled one?
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