[vdr] [OT] mini-PCIE with Broadcom Crystal HD Hardware Decoder (BCM970012) for HD playback with free drivers

Luca Olivetti luca at ventoso.org
Sat Jan 2 13:51:31 CET 2010


En/na Paul Menzel ha escrit:
> Dear list,
> 
> 
> I just share something I read on the XBMC [1] Web site.
> 
> The Broadcom Crystal HD Hardware Decoder (BCM970012) seems to be an
> alternative for HD playback with free drivers [2]. You can get it at as
> an mini-PCIE card at eBay for 22 $ [3].
 >
 > If this is all true in my opinion these are fantastic news.

This is great news indeed.
In the comments someone mentions this motherboard:

http://www.intel.com/products/desktop/motherboards/D510MO/D510MO-overview.htm

It can be passively cooled, has a pci and a mini pci-e slot, but it 
lacks hdmi.

Bye
-- 
Luca



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