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Re: MythTV

On Wednesday June 29 2005 10:38 am, Matt Price wrote:
> just curious -- how much do you figure on spending for this
> project? I'm interested in MythTV too, but it seems quite expensive
> to build one's own box compared e.g. to buyint a tivo.  am I wrong
> about this?

A couple key factors come into play when comparing a MythTV setup to a 

1) Do you already have the hardware to build a MythTV?

This project will be considerably cheaper than TiVo if you already 
have the hardware lying around.

2) Do you plan on keeping your PVR around more than a couple years?

MythTV will be cheaper than TiVo even with a lifetime subscription if 
you're in it for the super-long term.

Paul Johnson
Email and Instant Messenger (Jabber): baloo@ursine.ca

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