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Build a Cheap Media-Reading PC? 255

tsm_sf writes "A recent Slashdot article got me thinking about dead and dying media. I'd like to build a cheap PC with the goal of being able to read as many old formats as possible. Size and power consumption would be design considerations; priority of media formats would be primary. How would you approach such a project?"

The trouble with doing something right the first time is that nobody appreciates how difficult it was.