First, Welcome fellow BoingBoing’ers! Second, here are a few links to get you started:
- 2n’s HowTo DIY PVR in 3 steps for under $200
- Introduction to DIY PVR 101 part 1 (slightly dated but good background info in general)
- Introduction to DIY PVR 101 part 2
- Reviews of DIY PVR hardware and software | other articles
- Ask questions or comment in the BYOPVR forum / message board no registration is required to post, use a garbage email if you want, or create a bugmenot account. 😉
- You can see other peoples projects in the project journal & showcase
- 2CPU.com’s HTPC howto guide (offsite link) is an excellent & indepth background article on DIY PVR / HTPC (home theater PC)
- MAKE Magazine:Free TiVo: Build a Better DVR out of an Old PC
- EFF Broadcast Flag HDTV page Even thoughThe BF has been shot down for now, and the information is slightly dated, there’s still excellent background and basic information and links on DIY HDTV PVR there.
PS I’m sorry the site looks slightly skewed/retarded in Safari, it’s on the todo list! I get never ending grief from one of the other admin MacVangelist about this.