[linux-dvb] CAM inserted/used reduces signal and SNR ?

Manu Abraham abraham.manu at gmail.com
Sun Nov 25 21:14:27 CET 2007

Luc Brosens wrote:

> Manu,
> your guess is correct, under W2K no tuning problems. The scrambled channels tune in an instance, now and then there are some artifacts though. But
> tuning works !
> so my hardware setup works, now how to find that 'tenderness' in the driver ? You think that the tuning-part of the drivers (that would be the
> STV0299-stuff wouldn't it ?)

It can be the STV0299 + the tuner on it. What tuner do you have on the card ? Maybe 
it is bad tuner programming, before looking elsewhere. Tuners wrongly programmed 
cause such weird issues, one can say.

> if somebody can set me off in the right direction, I'll get it solved
> the Windows TV-viewer that came with the cards reports a signal of 95%, even for scrambled channels : another indication that tuning could be done a
> bit better ?
> Luc


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