You'd be hard pressed to find an optical drive that can be powered by USB
Two USB ports perhaps but again I haven't seen many, if at all.
If I remember correctly the Popcorn Hour is quite easy to disassemble. Are
there any spare molexes in the device itself? If so it may be possible to
custom wire a laptop DVD drive to the unit and then replace the drive's
firmware with multi-region firmware.
On Fri, Dec 26, 2008 at 8:46 PM, John P. Looney <valen at tuatha.org> wrote:
> Hey, I'm looking to replace my DVD player, and I may as well get a
> multi-region one. It's for hooking up to a popcorn-hour box, which has a
> pretty..conservative kernel (2.6.15), so something that doesn't need power
> other than from USB, and doesn't needs exotic drivers is a big plus.
>> If I can get it in Dublin, without paying postage, double plus :)
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