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