Build the Popcorn Hour into Your MediaSmart Server



A member of the MediaSmart Server community has stuffed a popcorn hour into his MediaSmart Server case.  Not only is this a very cool idea, he did a great job with customizing the case.  He did loose one of the four drive bays with the mod.  Like he said 3TB of storage should be alright.  Head over to the site for more pictures and information.  Very nicely done.

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[…] Too funny. MediaSmartServer.net forum member Diehard has modded his HP MediaSmart Server by installing the Popcorn Hour Media Tank mainboard into one of his server’s drive bays and cut out an area of the back panel to mount its corresponding A/V connectors. So now, not only does he have a server, Diehard has a compact media center PC (of sorts) he can plug directly to his TV. Interestingly, Diehard mentions in his forum post that he’s also installed MCE 2005 and My Movies 2 on to his system. I didn’t know that was possible? Details on how that hack was done can be found here. [via] […]

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