Over The Air/MythTV
Time10 Years
Time120 Months
CostAt Least $50/Month(As much as $140)
Cost120 X $50 = $6000
Cost$6000 = 240 Raspberry Pi’s
Cost$6000 = 30 Pentium 4’s
Quest• Spend less than $50 (one month of cable)• No Rabbit Ears on Televisions• Still need a guide• Still need DVR• Cancel...
Step 1: Antenna in Attic$30 at Costco
Step 2: AmplifierAmp – FreeElectrical Box/Outlet - $7 Lowes
Step 3: Plug into HouseHouse Wired Late 1980’s - Free
Step 4: Channel ScanRoughly 30 channels
Channel GuideBuilt into most TV’s - Free
Existing Pentium 4 with UbuntuInstall MythTV Server - Free
Cost$50 – ($30 + $7) =$13 left
Cost$50 – ($30 + $7) =$13 leftStill need a tuner card
Digital Tuner CardDigital Tuner Card - $65 Best Buy
Digital Tuner CardDigital Tuner Card - $65 Best BuyI had a $50 Gift Card from ChristmasDigital Tuner Card - $15 Best Buy
Over BudgetTotal $52
But I have a DVR and no Cable Bill
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OTA MythTV

  1. 1. Over The Air/MythTV
  2. 2. Time10 Years
  3. 3. Time120 Months
  4. 4. CostAt Least $50/Month(As much as $140)
  5. 5. Cost120 X $50 = $6000
  6. 6. Cost$6000 = 240 Raspberry Pi’s
  7. 7. Cost$6000 = 30 Pentium 4’s
  8. 8. Quest• Spend less than $50 (one month of cable)• No Rabbit Ears on Televisions• Still need a guide• Still need DVR• Cancel Cable
  9. 9. Step 1: Antenna in Attic$30 at Costco
  10. 10. Step 2: AmplifierAmp – FreeElectrical Box/Outlet - $7 Lowes
  11. 11. Step 3: Plug into HouseHouse Wired Late 1980’s - Free
  12. 12. Step 4: Channel ScanRoughly 30 channels
  13. 13. Channel GuideBuilt into most TV’s - Free
  14. 14. Existing Pentium 4 with UbuntuInstall MythTV Server - Free
  15. 15. Cost$50 – ($30 + $7) =$13 left
  16. 16. Cost$50 – ($30 + $7) =$13 leftStill need a tuner card
  17. 17. Digital Tuner CardDigital Tuner Card - $65 Best Buy
  18. 18. Digital Tuner CardDigital Tuner Card - $65 Best BuyI had a $50 Gift Card from ChristmasDigital Tuner Card - $15 Best Buy
  19. 19. Over BudgetTotal $52
  20. 20. But I have a DVR and no Cable Bill
  21. 21. If this interests you…• Join “Cable Alternatives” on uCern• https://connect.ucern.com/community/cerner/solution_forums/ca

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