[linux-dvb] Scart Pin 8 (TV turns on)

Graeme Hilton graeme.hilton at fishter.org.uk
Sat Jul 23 00:53:32 CEST 2005


Hanno Mueller wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> Scart cable connections have the nasty habit of turning on the TV and
> switching to AV when a video source is swichted on. Very annoying,
> especially when my Linux vdr turns itself on in the middle of the night
> to record a tv show and the tv awakes from standby, too, blasting sound
> in the living room.
> 
> 
> So far, I found out that Pin 8 is the reason for this. But I also read
> that I should not just disconnect it, as Pin 8 is used for both the
> "look at me" signal (12 volts) and the "this is widescreen" signal (6
> volts).
> 
> Is there any software or driver setting I can use to avoid this?

Maybe this is too simple...  turn the tv off properly, or pull the plug
from the wall, or set the default volume to very low.

-- 
Graeme Hilton




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