More then one year ago, I read about the Raspberry Pi for the first time, before they launched. A couple of days ago I finally bought one (second hand), and currently have it running as a very cheap home server. Sanne and I are going to buy another to make it part of our new Media Centre.
We currently use my old computer as our media centre, But the word old says it all. The hard drive is starting to fail (currently 5 pending sectors) and it consumes way more energy then I’d want. Our television is a 5:4 19″ HD-ready TFT monitor from 2004, which is not ideal to watch movies and other video. Therefore we started planning on an upgrade of this equipment. Continue reading