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twodogs

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Re: Hardware spec questions
« Reply #15 on: June 01, 2012, 03:24:50 pm »
Hauppauge colossus is not supported in Linux. Can't avoid a standalone box if you want to capture encrypted video from cable or satellite (using component video).
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system:
ASUS P5N7A-VM
integrated GeForce 9300
E5200 processor
Fusion 5 lite HDTV card
2G RAM
SYBA SY-PCI15001 6-port serial card
Denon AVR 3805
LG 42" Plasma
Gyration GYR3101
Cisco SPA3102 analog telephone adapter
Cisco 7971G IP phone/orbiter

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Re: Hardware spec questions
« Reply #16 on: June 03, 2012, 11:12:14 am »
Motherboard: MSI K9A2 CF
Processor: AMD Phenom QuadCore 9550 (2,66ghz)
Graphics: gForce gtx 9800
RAM: 4GB (2 x 2GB) Kingston HyperX DDR2 SDRAM 1066mhz Dual Channel
Dual GB NIC
HDD: WD Raptor 10000rpm 74gb SATA2 (internal)
DVD Drive: Generic IDE DVDROM
TV Tuner: 2xHauppauge Nova HD-S2
Tellstick

That is my headless core, handling current 4 MDs, tellstick, vdr, squeezebox, deluge torrent daemon and TimeMachine backup for my mac. It is old parts, i think the core costed about 700 bucks including the tv tuners. As MDs i use an ION2 in my living room doing full HD and ION1 for 720p, everything working great