[vdr] [OT] NVidia ION mini-ITX arriving

Magnus Hörlin magnus at alefors.se
Sat May 16 14:40:21 CEST 2009

Goga777 wrote:
>> Well, my first imressions of the ION platform (Acer Revo) are very good. 
>> It does the vdpau deinterlacing without problems and so far the video 
>> decoding has not exceeded 1% cpu load for ANY 1080p clip I've tried. 
>> This is the best VDR frontend/XBMC machine I've ever tried. I don't know 
>> why, but it works better than my Intel E7200/Nvidia 9400 uATX board. For 
>> those interested it uses 34W from 220V with the hdd still attached. I 
>> don't know if it's using any power though, since I've disabled SATA in 
>> the bios because I boot it off the network. Anyone who knows how to open 
>> this wonderful little thing?
> thanks for your report. 
> but can you watch dvb-s2 h264 channels with some usb dvb-card ?
> Goga
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Not sure about that. I have a vdr server in the attic with six pci-slots 
full of dvb-t and s2 cards and run xineliboutput over the network. Works 
like a charm with vdpau deinterlacing my 1080i channels. The only one 
that doesn't work perfectly yet is SVT HD with 720p50.
/Magnus H

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