What's the best Mpeg decoder playback card?

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What's the best Mpeg decoder playback card?

Postby rubyeye » Wed Jun 13, 2007 4:33 pm

Alright you hardware know-it-all's, I'm doing some research on finding the best MPEG-2 video card for next year's AKON 19. We're constantly trying to upgrade our rig and from what I've learned talking to other con organizers, a Netstream Mpeg decoder playback card seems the cheapest and most reliable for long-term playback. But does anybody use something different? Where can I go to buy them & learn more?

Anything you can offer to help us out will be most appreciative.
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Postby TaranT » Thu Jun 14, 2007 2:33 am

These devices are relatively new on the market. I've seen models other than the ones made for Metal Gear.

Galaxy Metal Gear Tvisto (There's also a version for laptop drives.)
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Review 1
Review 2

If review 2 is correct - and the firmware has not been changed since last year - then a large drawback is the lack of playlist capability.
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