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With an eye on power consumption, I went for a combined frontend/backend implementation. I tried a quick run through with a scratch machine that I was no longer using. Once I'd determined, it'd probably be up for the job, I bought components specially.

Hardware Specification

  • Intel Celeron 1.7GHz CPU
  • 512MB RAM (originally 256MB)
  • Gigabyte GA-8PE667 Ultra Motherboard (i845PE)
  • Seagate ST3500630A PATA 500GB disc (OS, database, recordings)
  • Seagate ST3300622A PATA 300GB disc (originally only disc; now music, emulator ROMs)
  • NEC ND-4570A DVD+/-RW
  • Codegen ATX-9001 case
  • GeForce4 MX 440 AGP 128MB fanless VGA card
  • 1*Hauppauge Nova-T DVB-T tuner (originally 2)
  • 1*Hauppauge Nova-T-500 dual DVB-T tuner
  • 1*Pace Bt878 Analogue NICAM/FM tuner (not currently used)
  • 1*D-Link quad-port NIC
  • home-built VGA-to-RGB SCART adaptor with integrated audio in/out and composite from SCART