Author Topic: Approved and working hardware section missing in webpage or Wiki  (Read 16677 times)

pejeno

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OK, I read about Linux MCE on downloadsquad ( newbielink:http://www.downloadsquad.com/2007/03/21/linux-mce-looks-hot/ [nonactive]). A guy there made a good point about this. I'll C&P:

  "So, there's no box. You'll need to put it together, but there is no list of approved hardware, so knowing which components (TV tuner card, telephone interface products for Asterisk, supported cellphones, remote controls, IR emitter to control your TV/video/stereo, home autmation control interface) will work well is going to be a trial-and-error process."

I know you guys don't develop mythtv and the other programs and stuff, but could you make a webpage of approved and working hardware with links to such pages from the developer's website? Perhaps a section in the wiki? So everything could be centralized? Something like: list of supported remotes, tv tuners, phones working out of the box (plug and play).
It would be very appreciated.
Thanks in advance.

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Re: Approved and working hardware section missing in webpage or Wiki
« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2007, 04:30:03 pm »
From a mythtv point of view here is there hardware page:

http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Category:Hardware

asterisk :

http://www.asterisk.org/hardware


Please add any others that you guys know of.

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Re: Approved and working hardware section missing in webpage or Wiki
« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2007, 04:26:00 pm »
A detailed 'quick list' of parts is the KnoppMyth Dragon specs as well:

http://mythic.tv/system_specs.php

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Re: Approved and working hardware section missing in webpage or Wiki
« Reply #3 on: April 16, 2007, 09:10:00 pm »
Im alot more concerned with computable home automation gear. trying to avoid x10, anyone know of any other lighting controls/camera systems that are compatible with LinuxMCE?

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Re: Approved and working hardware section missing in webpage or Wiki
« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2007, 09:05:56 pm »
Im alot more concerned with computable home automation gear. trying to avoid x10, anyone know of any other lighting controls/camera systems that are compatible with LinuxMCE?

You want to avoid your lights coming on in the middle of the night, other lights that only come on when your oven is on and a 10% hardware fail out of the box with X10?  Geeeze, picky eh?  *grin*  I seem to remember there being some mention of Z-track lighting or some such in the video.  I've seen compatible HA and camera stuff somewhere around here, but you'll have to search for it... I can't seem to find what I saw.

Stu 

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Re: Approved and working hardware section missing in webpage or Wiki
« Reply #5 on: May 31, 2007, 04:15:55 am »
For lighting you can use z-wave devices. I have several of them in my home and you can mix up different manufacturer products. For example I have 3 Intermatic homesettings lamp modules, 1 intermatic homesettings appliance module, 1 HomePro dimmable 3-way switch, and 1 Visia RF relay switch. All controlled using a homepro USB interface connected to PlutoHome. Yes I use PlutoHome, but I am looking closely at LinuxMCE as a more "open" alternative.

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Re: Approved and working hardware section missing in webpage or Wiki
« Reply #6 on: July 07, 2007, 12:18:23 am »
http://wiki.linuxmce.com/index.php/Category:Hardware

Not much there yet, but it's a start.  If we all added our hardware there I reckon it should fill up nicely.
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Not sure how to add to wiki but
« Reply #7 on: September 10, 2007, 12:04:24 pm »
Sound card I just found is a
TRUST SC-5200 5.1
PCI
Works out of the box, Full functionality including S/PDIF Coax out and dolby digital. No DTS Support


http://www.amazon.co.uk/TRUST-SC-5200-SURROUND-SOUND-CARD/dp/B000121TA2