[linux-dvb] Re: HVR1300 dvb low signal problems

Duncan Thomas lists at goldtel.com.au
Tue Dec 5 07:06:11 CET 2006


Christopher Friend wrote:
> > I can modprobe cx88-dvb and register the frontends - and they can be 
> seen in
> > Mythtv - however when I go to view the cards I get very low signal 
> strengths
> > and Mythtv will not lock on.
>
> I've just installed the drivers for my 1300 and noticed the same kinda 
> thing. I've got a Nova-T too and it's fine, but the HVR-1300 seems to 
> have very low signal strength. When tzapping / dvbstreaming stuff I 
> ended up with files mostly filled with green artifacts and very bad 
> sound, if any. In Kaffeine it was slightly better (mainly because it 
> would only let me watch about 5 channels at all, those being the ones 
> with the best quality) and I could only get one channel to display 
> with little corruption, though the radio channels worked fine. The 
> Nova-T on the other hand managed to scan for and play virtually 
> everything with very little corruption.
>
> That said, it was particually windy last night so reception wasn't the 
> best, but it was deffinately better with the Nova-T.
>
> Christopher
>
Fortunately my Fusion lite is more than enough at the moment as digital 
is still an oddity in these parts - however eventually all our local 
stations will have to swing across so hopefully it sorts it`s self out 
before then.



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