MythTV DVD Jukebox question
gshipley at gmail.com
Tue Nov 8 09:42:49 MST 2005
On 11/8/05, Brandon Beattie <brandon+plug at beatties.us> wrote:
> Low quality HT is a sub $500 screen, sub $3000 projector, sub $800 audio
> system. In my experience this is mid-range for a HT. Once you double
> or tripple these prices you're starting to get into higher end, and a HT
> costing over $20k for audio video (Nothing to do with room acoustics,
> seating, etc).
Hmm... I am toeing the line of low budget then. (As I suspected)
sub 3000.00 pj, -> check (infocus 4805)
sub 500 screen -> almost check if you double that
sub 800 audio system -> no check. I have a onkyo TXNR90x series which
was more than that by itself. Not counting my speakers and sub.
> If the projector is 848x480
> then I'm guessing it's not using DVI, so doing a switchbox, if you
> choose to do a HTPC is a good choice and not too expensive (For
> component, svga, or vga). Then you can choose at any time, quality or
I am running DVI via the m1 adaptor infocus uses.
> functionality -- and maybe this is a good choice for you. If you were
> in SLC I'd gladly show you the differences between what a well setup
> HTPC looks like vs a good DVD player, and you'll be surprised (But only
> if you compare side by side).
I would be interested in this.
> There's always the other choice of "ignorance is bliss". video is one
> area where if you know what you're missing, it stands out like a sore
> thumb and makes even normal things irritating. :)
Right now I live in the ignorance is bliss mode and am not sure if I
want to "open" my eyes. :)
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