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Topic # 20300 19-Mar-2008 20:20 Send private message

Hello All,

I'm having a few issues with freeview. Namely:
  • I can pick up 1 and 2 on EyeTV fine, but TV3 comes up with no codec.
  • GBpbr refuses to pick any channel up most of the time, but when it does, it won't display anything
  • DVBViewer has limited success. I can view TV3 - but no audio. C4 gos..
  • In all cases - the windows machine stuters a lot and has generally lower signal, despite the aerial being in the same place...
Any suggestions? I'm using Vista and mac based in the Royal Oak area in Auckland.




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Reply # 117629 19-Mar-2008 20:33 Send private message

Do you have AC3 Filter installed?






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  Reply # 117651 19-Mar-2008 21:49 Send private message

Just installed it and set the codecs - still no luck :(




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  Reply # 117755 20-Mar-2008 11:20 Send private message

Tv3 won't work in Eyetv as its 1080i, and interlaced feeds don't work in it.
The reason why you are getting audio for c4 is that they have changed the feed back to MP2 (I think thats it).

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  Reply # 117765 20-Mar-2008 13:54 Send private message

C4 went back to HE-AAC today




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Reply # 117768 20-Mar-2008 14:14 Send private message

I was having a similar problem, in that I could get tv1 and 2 but no 3 and c4 (or maybe it was the other way round). But anyway, long story short, I got on the roof, rotated my LNB about half a degree and now all channels work great. Works with my DSE freeview box and with my PCI card.

I wouldn't bother trying this if you are getting a good signal strength howver.

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  Reply # 117828 20-Mar-2008 23:42 Send private message

Coke, I hope you're not trying to use a satellite to get DTT :P



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  Reply # 117829 20-Mar-2008 23:47 Send private message

Tried with EyeTV - excellent TVNZ signal through the aerial.

EyeTV picks up TV3 but as previously discussed can't view it.

Its strange that the signal levels differ so much. I think I'm going to run a 15 meter cable from the UHF to the room with the desktop to see if that makes any difference...




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  Reply # 118617 25-Mar-2008 19:31 Send private message

I've got the most optimal position for the internal aerial for now... According to eyetv, I have reasonably good signal for the mediaworks signal.

WHen it comes to Dvbviewer or GBpvr - still no luck... I've tried all the options for the video codec - nothing.

ANy ideas?




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  Reply # 119619 29-Mar-2008 23:06 Send private message

Sorted out most of the issues now.

Signal is reasonable. Can get video working in GBPVR but not audio, same in EyeTV (only some channels though).

I've tried setting the AC3 filter as the codec and tried installing monogram filter but it fails to register.

Any ideas?




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  Reply # 119626 30-Mar-2008 00:15 Send private message

Tv One and tv 2 are only using aac at the moment. So thats one possible reason.



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  Reply # 119649 30-Mar-2008 09:48 Send private message

Does the below look ok?




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Reply # 119684 30-Mar-2008 12:54 Send private message

I've created a new thread to seperate it from the other issues I've been having (no audio only).




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