Hooking up the MediaMVP was straightforward. The back panel, shown in Figure 1, had connectors for a 10/100 Ethernet network, composite video, S-Video, analog audio as well as an undocumented and unlabeled connector.
Figure 1: MediaMVP Back Panel
I have a network switch in my entertainment center, so the Ethernet connection was simple. If you don't have a drop handy, you'll have to rely on a wireless bridge or other means to get your box on-line.
The basic idea of these types of devices is that you run a server on your network that feeds multimedia content to the device, which then feeds it into your entertainment center. So to get the device going, the next step was to install the included server software on my PC.
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