Showing posts with label revo. Show all posts
Showing posts with label revo. Show all posts

Wednesday, 6 January 2010

Pictures of Hard Drive Swap in Revo

Here are some pictures of swapping the hard drive in my Acer Aspire Revo.

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Tuesday, 7 July 2009

Upgrading Memory in Acer Revo

Here are some quick instructions on upgrading the memory in an Acer Aspire Revo PC.

Pimp my Revo!

I've added some extra RAM and a new larger hard drive to my Acer Aspire Revo so here are the final specs: -

    Sunday, 5 July 2009

    Swapping Hard Drive in Acer Revo

    The Acer Aspire Revo has a lot of potential for a home media player but the 160gb hard drive won't be large enough for everybody.

    I spotted a special offer on a Iomega Prestige 500gb Portable Hard Drive which contains (in my case) a Seagate Momentus 5400.6 drive, model ST9500325AS .

    I already had a working installation of Windows 7 RC, so here's how I swapped the hard drives: -

    Saturday, 4 July 2009

    XBMC With VDPAU and iPlayer

    There's an interesting article on the How to do something differently... blog about getting VDPAU working with iPlayer under Linux with the SVN build of XBMC. I'll be sure to look into it some more when I install Ubuntu onto my Revo.

    Friday, 26 June 2009

    Opening the Acer Aspire Revo

    There's a useful page on opening the Acer Aspire Revo here. Will come in useful for when I add an extra 1GB RAM to the existing 1GB, or maybe swapping the hard drive for a larger one.

    Saturday, 20 June 2009

    Installing Windows 7 on Acer Aspire Revo

    Here are some instructions for installing Windows 7 RC onto the Acer Aspire Revo.

    Power Consumption of Acer Aspire Revo

    I did some quick tests on the power consumption of my Acer Aspire Revo R3600 which arrived yesterday.