[linux-dvb] Tuning Issue - Southern UK

William Smith william.smith at ebaana.net
Tue Jan 24 17:09:20 CET 2006


On Tuesday 24 January 2006 14:19, Soyeb Aswat wrote:
> Hi,
>
> > I think the aerial is the problem. I split the aerial where it comes
> > through the wall and when send one lead to the freeview box and one to
> > the computer I get bad reception on the computer. But when I just have
> > one wire from the wall to the computer, or even if I just unplug the
> > aerial from the freeview box I get good reception. Is it possible that
> > the freeview box is corrupting the signal somehow?
>
> Having more than one device connected reduces the signal strength to
> both devices.  What's likely is that the tuner isn't too sensitive in
> your DVB stick.  You could try adding an amplifier to see if that helps,
> or do the below.
>
> > Anyway for now the solution is to unplug the old freeview box and
> > train the wife to use MythTV.
>
> Hee hee.
>
> Soyeb
>
>
>
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I just got an Axing TVS 8-01 (16€) plug-in signal amplfier for the antenna 
signal and I was able to start getting the local DVB-T channels. It has one 
input and two outputs. I have one going to the TV and the other coming here 
to my precious. It might help...

William



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