[kwlug-disc] Building a new MythTV Frontend

Colin Mackay zixiekat at gmail.com
Fri Sep 25 14:56:16 EDT 2009


Speaking about HDMI; What about combining Video and Audio into the HDMI
port?  I have seen devices that will convert optical audio and DVI into
HDMI.  Can you buy DIY parts to build a machine with a single output,
without using an external device?

On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 2:52 PM, L.D. Paniak
<ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com>wrote:

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> Andrew Kohlsmith (Mailing List Account) wrote:
> > On September 25, 2009 02:26:37 pm L.D. Paniak wrote:
> >> I'm having good luck with an R3600 Acer Revo and MythTV 0.22. VDPAU HD
> >> acceleration on the GPU by NVIDIA. <20% CPU for HD playback. Quiet, cool
> >> and looks good too.
> >>
> >>
> >> For DIY, the Zotac ION motherboard
> >>
> >>
> http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=38918&vpn=IONITX-A-U&manufacture=Zotac
> >>
> >> is essentially the same hardware.  Seems a little overpriced though.
> >
> > That is overpriced. Don't need the wifi or much of the other stuff.
> *sigh*.
> >
> > Too bad the OMAP processors can't do 1080p with acceleration. A nice
> gumstix
> > or new-design beagleboard would be perfect, although I don't think there
> are
> > ARM binaries for any of the codecs.
> >
> > -A.
> >
>
>
> Of course, you can get the same effect with any old motherboard with a
> 16x PCI-E slot and an NVIDIA GPU like the 9400 or 9500 with HDMI port.
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