[clug] raspberry pi MythTV frontend or another option?

Adam Baxter voltagex at voltagex.org
Mon Apr 8 06:23:25 MDT 2013

I have a WDTV Live here that you're welcome to try out / keep. I just
have to find its remote and you're good to go.


On 25 March 2013 16:52, Paul <mylists at wilsononline.id.au> wrote:
> On 25/03/13 09:11, Paul wrote:
> ...
>> Thanks  for the reply, I think this should not be an issue as I'm mostly
>> using it on recorded mpeg2 files from DVB ie recorded TV shows plus some
>> ripped DVB avi files.
>> This certainly seems the cheapest even if its not the most optimal
>> platform anyone know of any other barebones platforms around the
>> $100-$200 mark?
>> Paul
> Have you looked at the pcDuino ($74 from Littlebird Electronics):
> http://littlebirdelectronics.com/products/pcduino-dev-board
> (much higher spec'd than a RPi).
> Or, if you want something locally developed (right here in Canberra),
> check out the Hackberry A10 ($65) or the Cubieboard ($49):
> https://www.miniand.com
> There are tons of much better alternatives to the RPi (always have
> been...). I also +1 Jessica's recommendation of the WDTV - getting
> on a bit now, but a solid little performer.
> Bob Edwards.
> I had a look at some of those USB O/S sticks and they look great except they
> all seem to be Wifi, and  ideally I would like a ethernet connection to get
> a stable feed from my backend box, but the its certainly appealing to get
> android on the big screen and access to the app- play store.
> The Hackberry looks like it might suit although I would like a dual core CPU
> but it looks like it might do..
> Paul
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