[ILUG] Media player hardware recommendation
mcreardon at gmail.com
Mon Apr 25 10:06:08 IST 2011
The Acer with 4G RAM works well for my XBMC setup.
On Sun, Apr 24, 2011 at 6:04 PM, Ronan Mullally <ronan at iol.ie> wrote:
> I'm looking for recommendations on media player hardware. Small
> footprint, low power (built in PSU would be great), very quiet (ie no fan)
> HD output and 5.1 audio (ideally via HDMI or fibre TOSlink) are the main
> requirements. I don't need wifi, 100baseTX would be enough.
> I'm not particularly worried about DVDs, more streaming media from a file
> server, though DTV would be a plus. IR support would be nice too (perhaps
> re-using my old Xbox remote). I'm probably going to run XBMC, most likely
> on Ubuntu.
> The Fit PC (http://www.fit-pc.com) is the kind of thing I'm thinking of
> (but uses a clunky 3.5mm -> RCA cable for audio). Are there any
> alternatives out there that have built in DTV or other funky media
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