[linux-dvb] Haupage WinTV Nova-T-500 second tuner poor signal problems

Torgeir Veimo torgeir at pobox.com
Mon Oct 9 14:48:55 CEST 2006


On 9 Oct 2006, at 13:42, ThomP Pontoppidan wrote:

> 2006/10/9, Adam Bartlett <jherek at iamadam.net>:
>>
>> On Monday 09 October 2006 10:08 am, ThomP Pontoppidan wrote:
>> > 2006/10/8, Patrick Boettcher <patrick.boettcher at desy.de>:
>> > > On Thu, 5 Oct 2006, Adam Bartlett wrote:
>> > > > Hi All,
>> > > >
>> > > > I recently purchased a Nova-T-500 and the first tuner is  
>> working
>> > > > perfectly with MythTV. However the second input only picks  
>> up BBC1,
>> > > > BBC2, BBC3 (and all channels on that multiplex) etc and not  
>> ITV1, ITV2,
>> > > > Channel4, and E4 etc. Both tuners are using the same  
>> channels.conf
>> > > > file. It seems that the signal going to the second tuner is  
>> not as
>> > > > strong as to the first tuner. In my area (using the Rowridge
>> > > > transmitter) as far as I know the ITV1, Channel4 multiplex  
>> is more
>> > > > powerful than the BBC multiplex which makes this seem even  
>> stranger!
>> > >
>> > > Can you check the force_lna_activation=1 module parameter?
>> >
>> > I also have problems with a certain mux on the second tuner and  
>> would
>> > like to check the lna (I read about it in an earlier  
>> discussion). How
>> > do I check/change this parameter?
>>
>> > http://www.linuxtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/linux-dvb
>>
>> You need to add the following line to /etc/modprobe.conf (I could  
>> have got
>> this wrong but it seems to have worked wonders for me, thanks so much
>> Patrick!)
>>
>> options dvb-usb-dib0700 force_lna_activation=1
>>
>> Good luck!
>
> Thanks! Now I've got perfect signal on all muxes:)


Is the nova-t 500 now fully usable?

Is the card a completely replacement for two older pci cards? Ie, is  
it possible to get the full data from two transponders at the same  
time, not only data from two channels?


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Torgeir Veimo
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