[mythtv-users] ION boards, 230 vs 330, fans?
jedi at mishnet.org
Wed Dec 2 00:44:53 UTC 2009
On Tue, Dec 01, 2009 at 03:56:54PM -0800, Jim Stichnoth wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 3:31 PM, jedi <jedi at mishnet.org> wrote:
> > On Tue, Dec 01, 2009 at 10:35:44PM +0000, Greg Cope wrote:
> >> On 30 Nov 2009, at 14:50, JEDIDIAH <jedi at mishnet.org> wrote:
> >> > Whether or not the fan in the Revo or other 330 based systems is
> >> >an issue is a matter of personal preference and how you deploy the
> >> >unit.
> >> Worth mentioning that in my experience the revo 330 fan is no louder
> >> that a reasonable laptop. Not silent, but virtually silent from a
> >> few metres away.
> >> I struggle to hear mine when at the other end of the room and this
> >> in in a quite location.
> >> If you want silent go for something fanless. If you are willing to
> >> accept laptop levels of noise then I doubt you will be disapointed.
> > The two type of IONs I have are louder than my Macs are.
> > Unfortunately they can't handle what comes out of the HD-PVR.
> > One ION is in a play area. Another is in a cabinet and the 3rd is
> > turned off when it's not being used. Otherwise, the fan annoys the wife.
> > However, the fan isn't loud enough to be a problem when the unit is in
> > operation.
> > Not a bad tradeoff. You can buy/build quieter machines if you're really
> > motivated. You will spend more time or money though.
> I'm surprised to hear this experience. I have 3 ION frontends that
...I meant the Macs. Mebbe I should have been more clear on that point.
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