Convergent Home Technologies

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Convergent Home Technologies - LinuxMCE Systems

Convergent Home Technologies (CHT) have been configuring, building, testing and installing Pluto & LinuxMCE based Digital Home Systems since the beginning of 2005. All of the Convergent team are also users of LinuxMCE in our own homes and so our depth and understanding of LinuxMCE is not just that of an Engineer but is also one of a passionate user of the system too! As partners to the original Pluto team and now LinuxMCE we bring a wealth knowledge and understanding of how LinuxMCE works and how to configure it so that it can become the centre of your families digital home.

CHT also contribute to the LinuxMCE project in a number of ways such as our contributions in the forums to help user get their systems up and running, through contributing code such as the vdr TV integration to the project and also through a long term hardware/software testing program.

CHT LinuxMCE based systems are built, tested and configured by our team to your needs and then shipped to you ready for you to do the last physical steps of installation in your home. We are committed to supporting our customers with strong aftersales service and through comprehensive online support.

In addition to our self-install LinuxMCE based hardware products CHT is developing a full service custom installed product thats is built on top of LinuxMCE called Dianemo that is aimed at someone who just wants a working system installed in their home as quickly and as smoothly as possible. Please visit the Dianemo web site for more information.

The Convergent Team

Core Servers

Media Directors

Model: mm200

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New Intel based compact Media Director with integrated Optical drive and IR - available now. Standard color is black. Yellow available by special order.


£299.95 (Excluding 17.5% VAT & Shipping)

  • Ready to connect to your LinuxMCE-0704 / LinuxMCE-0710 System


  • Software: LinuxMCE 0704 or 0710
  • User Interface: UI2 with Overlay
  • Processor: Intel 1.86Ghz Celeron M440. Low power under 45W with ultra low noise fan cooling system
  • RAM: 512MB
  • Internal Optical drive: Slot-in Multi UJ-85J Panasonic
  • Network: Gigabit Ethernet
  • Video: Embedded Intel 945GM - External via DVI-I Port ; 85Hz Refresh Rate:1600x1200 pixels, up to 32bit Colors
  • IO: DVI-I port, S-Video, USBx4, DC-in jack, IEEE 1394, AV-in, Headphone/ Line out jack share w/ SPDIF out, Microphone/ Line in jack, RJ-11/ RJ-45, 3-in-1 Card Reader , CIR MCE Remote Control
  • Dimensions: 42 (h) x 172 (w) x 226 (d) (all dimensions in mm)
  • Weight: 1300g

Product Details

The mm200 is an incredibly compact design that uses a custom i945 laptop chipset and a very low-noise cooling system to deliver almost silent operation, low energy consumption and superb UI2 performance. The design of the mm200 has been driven by the realisation that its technical & physical design must compliment and co-exist with the other components it is connected to and the decor of the room it is located in.

The mm200's compact form factor and sleek design means that it is equally at home in your lounge, living room or bedroom.

Model: MM400

The MM400 is a totally fanless, silent design that is compact enough to be located almost anywhere. Its discreet black finish, range of features and affordable price make it a very popular choice for many of our customers.


£149.95 (Excluding 17.5% VAT & Shipping)

  • Includes Installer CD with Via Unichrome Pro Video drivers for LinuxMCE-0704 / LinuxMCE-0710


  • Software: LinuxMCE 0704 or 0710
  • User Interface: UI1
  • Processor: Via C7 1Ghz Fanless. Low power under 25W
  • RAM: 512MB
  • Internal Optical drive: None
  • Network: 10/100 Ethernet
  • Video: Embedded Via CN700 - External via VGA port ; 85Hz Refresh Rate:1600x1200 pixels, up to 32bit Colors
  • IO: 1 x keyboard - generic - 6 pin mini-DIN (PS/2 style), 1 x mouse - generic - 6 pin mini-DIN (PS/2 style), 1 x display / video - VGA - 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15), 1 x serial - RS-232 - 9 pin D-Sub (DB-9), 1 x parallel - IEEE 1284 (EPP/ECP) - 25 pin D-Sub (DB-25), 6 x Hi-Speed USB - 4 PIN USB Type A ( 2 in front ), 1 x network - Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX - RJ-45, 2 x audio - line-out - mini-phone 3.5mm ( 1 in front ), 1 x audio - line-In - mini-phone 3.5mm, 2 x microphone - input - mini-phone 3.5mm ( 1 in front )
  • Power: External 65W power supply
  • Dimensions: 234 (h) x 64 (w) x 213 (d) (all dimensions in mm)
  • Weight: 1300g

Product Details

The MM400's compact, low energy fanless design coupled with its affordable price make it perfect for many situations where cost or low-noise solutions are essential. While not as sleek or stylish as some other Media Directors in our range the MM400 is still compact and discreet and due to its silent operation can be located in locations like bedrooms where its silent operation is ideal.

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Where to buy

Convergent Home Technologies will ship its products worldwide. Please contact us to get more information or to place your order;