[mythtv-users] Questions about multiple frontends in household
myth at dermanouelian.com
Wed Sep 3 21:38:33 UTC 2008
On Sep 3, 2008, at 2:32 PM, Bobby Gill wrote:
> Do you mean build another computer for another frontend? ie., Create
> a new backend, or just a new box that is connected to the already
> existing backend so the TV can be plugged into this new one
If you are going to run lines from your existing backend, don't forget
you also need a way to control it, so you need an ir receiver as well
as audio/video/network cables from your backend to your frontend. An
RF receiver/remote might work if your backend isn't that far from your
You're probably better off with an AppleTV for your new frontend.
$229+ some time installing linux on it and you're done.
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