[mythtv-users] Trimslice ARM PC
mythtv at rtr.ca
Mon Dec 26 22:15:57 UTC 2011
On 11-12-25 09:00 PM, Raymond Wagner wrote:
> On 12/25/2011 20:05, Yeechang Lee wrote:
>> Raymond Wagner<raymond at wagnerrp.com> says:
>>> There are very real limitations on such hardware in terms of
>>> performance and expansion, that makes them unsuitable for many, if
>>> not most, MythTV setups. To an inexperienced user, they would be a
>>> bad recommendation for hardware to purchase.
>> Someone new to MythTV who is intrigued by the notion of having "a free
>> TiVo" is probably willing to spend no more than a few hundred dollars
>> to experiment. (And, no, most people--even Linux people--don't have a
>> closet full of Myth-ready hardware ready to go.) Sadly, the $200 Revos
>> are no longer sold new, but For $375 a new user can buy an Revo,
>> IdeaCentre, or another Atom-based box; USB tuner; and indoor
> So why do you need to buy an Atom to make that happen?
Because they're small, quiet, cheaper than most alternatives (really),
and they fit nicely next to or under the television without looking too geeky.
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