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[[Category: Hardware]]
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[[Category: Hardware Lists]]
[[Category: Newbie_Packs]]
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{{versioninfo}}
[[Category: Media_Directors]]
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[[Category:Obsolete]]
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{| align="right"
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[[Image: Silverstone_Lc19-v1.jpg|thumb|200px|Silverstone LaCasa 19 Case]]
 
[[Image: Silverstone_Lc19-v1.jpg|thumb|200px|Silverstone LaCasa 19 Case]]
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[[Image:FiireChief.jpg|thumb|200px|Fiire Chief Remote Control]]
 
[[Image:FiireChief.jpg|thumb|200px|Fiire Chief Remote Control]]
  
=Intro=
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''Note: Some of the components on this list may not be available outside of Europe. Look [[:Category:Newbie_Packs|here]] for other Media Director examples.''
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).
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It does not need extensive processing power or RAM.
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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.
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= Status =
 
= Status =
Confirmed working with 0704.
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Confirmed working with 0704, 0710b3, 0710b4, 0710RC1
  
 
= Features =
 
= Features =
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= Components =
 
= Components =
 
== Case ==
 
== Case ==
[[SilverStone_LaCasa_LC19]]
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[[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.
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See [http://www.silverstonetek.com/products/p_spec.php?pno=lc20&area=usa website] for more details. Approx. $140.
  
 
== Optical (DVD) drive ==
 
== Optical (DVD) drive ==
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== CPU ==
 
== CPU ==
 
AMD BE2400  
 
AMD BE2400  
== Cooler ==
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== Cooling Fan or Heat Sink ==
Silverstone NT07-AM2
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[http://www.silverstonetek.com/products/p_spec.php?pno=nt07-am2&area=de]
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or
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Silverstone NT07-AM2 Fan
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([http://www.silverstonetek.com/products/p_spec.php?pno=nt07-am2&area=usa website])
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*For AMD CPU sockets up to 65W power
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*Low profile
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*Approx. $20 (April 2008).
  
NORTHQ NQ 3393
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Available in Europe only:
[http://www.northq.com/products/coolers/nq3393.html]
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NORTHQ NQ 3393 Heat sink with fan
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([http://www.northq.com/products/coolers/nq3393.html website])
  
 
or
 
or
  
 
Hiper HFC10820C1
 
Hiper HFC10820C1
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([http://www.ciao.de/HiperFlow_HFC_10820_C1__2639455 German website])
  
 
== RAM ==
 
== RAM ==
 
2xDDR2 PC800 1GB
 
2xDDR2 PC800 1GB
 
== Motherboard ==
 
== Motherboard ==
[[MSI_Media_Live_Mainboard]]
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[[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.
 
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 ==
 
== Remote ==
 
[[Fiire Chief]]
 
[[Fiire Chief]]

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Usage Information
Silverstone LaCasa 19 Case
MSI Media Live (7329) Motherboard
Fiire Chief Remote Control

Note: Some of the components on this list may not be available outside of Europe. Look here for other Media Director examples.

Status

Confirmed working with 0704, 0710b3, 0710b4, 0710RC1

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 website for more details. Approx. $140.

Optical (DVD) drive

Pioneer (Bulk) DVR-K06 Slim Slot-In

CPU

AMD BE2400

Cooling Fan or Heat Sink

Silverstone NT07-AM2 Fan (website)

  • For AMD CPU sockets up to 65W power
  • Low profile
  • Approx. $20 (April 2008).

Available in Europe only:

NORTHQ NQ 3393 Heat sink with fan (website)

or

Hiper HFC10820C1 (German website)

RAM

2xDDR2 PC800 1GB

Motherboard

MSI Media Live Mainboard

See website for details.

Remote

Fiire Chief