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Topic # 151262 19-Aug-2014 18:36
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Hiya all

I have been trying to get this to go for a while.

I get about 60% signal, but the image is a black screen. Probably to do with codecs?

Im on Win7.

Does this look right?


 
Cheers

-Al

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  Reply # 1111743 20-Aug-2014 06:27
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Anyone? I dont want to watch any more You tube.

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  Reply # 1111746 20-Aug-2014 07:03
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Does WMC work for you?
What tuner are you using? If it's a Hauppuage one or a Homerun, they come with viewer software - does that work?




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  Reply # 1111751 20-Aug-2014 07:35
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And you've tried the DVB Compatibilty Tool from their website?




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  Reply # 1111757 20-Aug-2014 08:09
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Hi,

For Video Renderer select EVR Custom Renderer.

Select LAV filters for  VC1 and HEVC

Select Microsoft for MPEG2 and H.264

Custom Renderer Options: VSYNC by Aero

This works well for me. I have tried most other software for Windows DVB-T and DVB-S/S2 hardware, and for me DVBVeiwer is simply the best. Highly customizable and it can record all channels on a transponder using one tuner, which I find very impressive.

I recommend that you install DVBViewer Recording Service (RS), then you can set timers to wake up the PC, record, and then shutdown. Also you can record with RS while DVBViewer is off.

What version of Windows are you using? Since I upgraded to W8.1 DVBViewer has been the most stable ever.

Good luck,

Tim

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  Reply # 1111762 20-Aug-2014 08:22
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Is you 60% signal strength for DVB-S or DVB-T?

What brand of tuners are you using?

If you are using a Hauppauge DVB-T tuner, they are very sensitive to EMR interference, so you need to make sure there are no electrical leads near the cable that connects to the DVB-T tuner. I had terrible reception for some frequencies until I separated the power leads from the cable carrying the signal to the DVB-T tuner.

Tim

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