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Mac HDTV: EFF’s Review of Elgato’s EyeTV 500

Posted on 05 January 2005 by

pvr blog post about EFF’s Review of Elgato’s EyeTV 500 an HDTV solution for the mac, well very speedy dual processor G5 mac apparently.

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has been doing a lot of important work defending our online and digital rights including opposing the dreaded FCC mandated broadcast flag (cue boos and hisses)

One neat thing that piques my interest is a test 500MB download sample HDTV clip you can use to stress test your rig to see how it handles system resources intensive HDTV playback. I may give it the file a try on some various rigs including my wifes gooseneck g4 imac to get a sense of the required muscle.