[TriLUG] Networked DVR (was storage with 4 x 80G hard drives?)
clubjuggler at gmail.com
Mon Aug 1 17:00:30 EDT 2005
On 8/1/05, Owen Berry <oberry at trilug.org> wrote:
> I guess what I really want is a device that has a big hard drive, can
> output video for playback on a TV, and can participate in a network.
> Preferably it would take a wireless network card. The recording side of
> things is not so important.
> Putting together a cheap (but reliable) PC with a video card that has a
> TV-out port, running some form of Linux, seems one of the better options
> because it is so flexible, except that I want something quieter humming
> away in my living room. If it was more like a device it would be even
How about the Hauppage Media MVP?
It's small, quiet, and even runs linux so you can set it up
as a mythtv frontend. :-) Then, just setup a big box in the
closet with as many tuners as you want and lots of hard disks
and you're set. You could even use multiple ones of these
all accessing the same backend to drive multiple TVs in your
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