[mythtv-users] Cases for a Myth Frontend
Sarah Katherine Hayes
sarah at sarahhayes.is-a-geek.net
Tue May 13 22:36:25 UTC 2008
Fredrik Hallgarde wrote:
> Kevin Kuphal skrev:
>> On Tue, May 13, 2008 at 2:07 PM, Eric Mesa <ericsbinaryworld at gmail.com
>> <mailto:ericsbinaryworld at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> In the near future I'm going to be building a frontend for the
>> bedroom so we can easily watch all of our pre-recorded programs.
>> Does anyone have experience with either of these cases:
>> Any reason not to use one or the other?
>> Price? I have this case in my frontend and it works great and looks
>> nice enough
>> (I bought it from NewEgg when they carried it)
> If you are considering $400 for an FE case, please read first bullet:
> My 2c
Or for 200 less (give or take) an AppleTV unit, a quick software hack
and instant SD frontend by all accounts.*
*HD being dependent on where you are in the world, the ATV's ability to
brute force the codec without PureVideo if your not in an mpeg2 region.
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