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[[Category: Hardware]]
 
[[Category: Newbie_Packs]]
 
[[Category: Media_Directors]]
 
  
[[Image: Silverstone_Lc19-v1.jpg|thumb|200px|Silverstone LaCasa 19 Case]]
 
 
[[Image:MSI_7329.jpg|thumb|200px|MSI Media Live (7329) Motherboard]]
 
 
[[Image:FiireChief.jpg|thumb|200px|Fiire Chief Remote Control]]
 
 
=Intro=
 
A PC to be used as a [[Media Director]] has specific requirements: a stylish case, low power requirements/heat emission, quiet operation (quiet fans or fanless heat sink), good graphic and sound output cards, and interfaces for input devices/remote controls (USB, wireless, Bluetooth, or USB-UIRT).
 
 
It does not need extensive processing power or RAM.
 
 
It does not need a large hard drive, since storage can be provided over the network from the Core or a NAS (network attached storage) device. It does need a DVD (optical) drive, since you will play DVDs through it.
 
 
= Status =
 
Confirmed working with 0704.
 
 
= Features =
 
* Small HiFi form factor
 
* Brushed aluminum front
 
* Clear design
 
* Plenty of outputs (component, HDMI, ..)
 
* low power usage
 
* UI2 capable (reported up to 720p)
 
 
= Components =
 
== Case ==
 
[[SilverStone_LaCasa_LC19]]
 
 
See [http://www.silverstonetek.com/products/p_spec.php?pno=lc20&area=usa website] for more details. Approx. $140 at Newegg.com.
 
 
== Optical (DVD) drive ==
 
Pioneer (Bulk) DVR-K06 Slim Slot-In
 
== CPU ==
 
AMD BE2400
 
== Cooling Fan or Heat Sink ==
 
 
Silverstone NT07-AM2 Fan
 
([http://www.silverstonetek.com/products/p_spec.php?pno=nt07-am2&area=usa website])
 
Approx. $20.
 
 
Available in Europe only:
 
 
NORTHQ NQ 3393 Heat sink with fan
 
([http://www.northq.com/products/coolers/nq3393.html website])
 
 
or
 
 
Hiper HFC10820C1
 
([http://www.ciao.de/HiperFlow_HFC_10820_C1__2639455 German website])
 
 
== RAM ==
 
2xDDR2 PC800 1GB
 
== Motherboard ==
 
[[MSI_Media_Live_Mainboard]]
 
 
See [http://global.msi.com.tw/index.php?func=prodcpusupport&prod_no=1113&maincat_no=134&cat2_no=&cat3_no= website] for details.
 
 
Also look for an integrated multimedia MB and case [http://www.msicomputer.com/product/p_spec.asp?model=Media_Live&class=npc here].
 
 
== Remote ==
 
[[Fiire Chief]]
 

Revision as of 21:01, 27 April 2008