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[vdr] Re: Small & silent VDR custom STB
On Sun, Sep 12, 2004 at 11:48:14PM +0200, Javier Marcet wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I'm looking to build a small & silent vdr STB.
> I've taken a glance at some barebones as well as VIA EPIA boards.
> The latter seem to be a cheaper way, besides having some support for
> hardware video acceleration.
> My concern with all the systems I've found is that none of them has more
> than one single PCI slot. The minimum I need is two, one for a DVB-s
> card and another slot for a DVB-t card.
> I seem to remember there was some kind of PCI backplane with which you
> got two effective PCI slots. Am I right? In case I am, was it for the
> EPIA m/b or for some barebone?
You can get a pci riser that enables 2 pci cards to Epia motherboards.
Also you need to choose a case that supports this, like Travla C137.
Jukka Palko email@example.com
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