[clug] Article on building Linux 1080p media player + DVR for AU$600

Adam Baxter voltagex at voltagex.org
Fri Feb 12 04:38:05 MST 2010

A noble, yet unrealistic goal, considering gear like the HDHomeRun which is
DVB-T -> LAN is over $AUD200. :D

On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 10:32 PM, Mike Carden <mike.carden at gmail.com> wrote:

> So let's play with this idea for a moment.
> How about we come up with a DIY Linux PVR spec that a group buy can
> find cheap hardware for, and for which we can collectively agree on a
> useful software spec.
> Then let's take it up a notch and dig either into dodgy eBay sites or
> straight to factories in Taiwan or China to get the bits. As a first
> cut, how about a target of AUD100 for a basic machine with one tuner,
> network in and SD out. Running Myth or Boxee or system_of_choice.
> I like the idea of setting an unrealistic goal, then beating it.
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