[linux-dvb] WinTV-NOVA-TD & low power muxes (Philip Pemberton)

Greg Thomas Greg at TheThomasHome.co.uk
Wed Apr 9 19:17:38 CEST 2008


On 09/04/2008, David Harvey <dcharvey at dsl.pipex.com> wrote:
>>
>>  Greg Thomas wrote:
>>
>>  > /> After trying the latest drivers, I had a go under Windows; exactly the
>>  > > same set of channels. I just guess the Nova-TD isn't that sensitive. I
>>  > > may just have to look at boosting my signal, somehow  :( /
>>  >
>>  /
>>
>>  The Nova-TD seems to have an odd problem. Specifically, it seems
to have some
>>  form of wideband low-gain amplifier/buffer on each aerial input
(nothing like
>>  the high-gain narrowband LNA amplifier on the Nova-T-500). This takes into.
>>  account the strongest muxes, not the mux you're currently tuned to (the T500
>>  seems to do the latter -- which is more sensible).
>
>  I vaguely remember someone mentioning this problem doesn't affect the TD
>  card/stick under the Windows driver.  Can anyone confirm this?

My experience was that I picked up the same channels with the
out-of-the box windows drivers as I did with the Linux drivers.

Greg



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