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# 17727 9-Dec-2007 08:40
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Tests showed up for a few minutes on Thursday, but went live on Friday.

All 3 multiplexes are active advertising a total of 12 channels.

I'm capturing most of my tests over on the NZ DTV Forum at http://www.dtvforum.co.nz/forum/showthread.php?t=137.




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  # 99009 9-Dec-2007 10:17
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thanks for the heads up.

what dvb-t card are you using? time to invest in one.

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  # 99013 9-Dec-2007 10:35
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should a UHF amplifer/splitter cause any problems? I can't seem to get a signal using my dvico FusionHDTV PCI card. Prime  pic is clear with very miminal ghosting.




 
 
 
 




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  # 99020 9-Dec-2007 11:28
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I'm using some USB tuners at present. I have a freecom and a Hauppauge HVR 900.

Signal strength appears to be quite low at the moment, I'm reasonably close to Waiatarua.

Also make sure your signal is off there and not a local repeater.

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  # 99041 9-Dec-2007 14:27
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Same issue as mcraenz here. Using a HVR4000 and GB PVR. No signal strength even though I get UHF Prime no problems on analog tuned to 775.3125MHz (Waiatarua).

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  # 99075 9-Dec-2007 17:51
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Ok well I re-installed my drivers and it's now scanning in 9 channels :-) What are the specs of the "C4" and "TV3" loops? I can play C4 fine but TV3 is very choppy.

I've also got Reserved 1KSD - Reserved 6KSD
and Reserved 1KHD

Out the 12 you got Steve what am I missing and from which mux?






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  # 99084 9-Dec-2007 18:18
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I got 3 Muxes with the following

TVNZ Mux
  • TVONE
  • TV2
  • TVNZ 6
  • TVNZ 7
  • TVNZ SPORTS EXTRA
MediaWorks Mux
  • TV3
  • C4
Kordia Mux
  • Reserved 1KSD
  • Reserved 2KSD
  • Reserved 3KSD
  • Reserved 4KSD
  • Reserved 5KSD
  • Reserved 6KSD
  • Reserved 1KHD
Don't know if it is the weather but my reception for DTT is currently stuffed.

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  # 99094 9-Dec-2007 19:03
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mcraenz: Ok well I re-installed my drivers and it's now scanning in 9 channels :-)


Ok I might start there as well.  Suspect it's the old hybrid card issue for me (given I'm utilising DVB-S as well).


 
 
 
 




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  # 99245 10-Dec-2007 13:34
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Two of the multiplexes appear to be down at the moment, and on 666000000 I can get a signal but no channel scan.

Can anyone else confirm this?

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  # 99256 10-Dec-2007 15:42
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hmm, i'm finding nothing :/



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  # 99257 10-Dec-2007 15:50
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I can see all 3 multiplexes again, they came back on about 1:30 ish. Got nothing showing up on a channel scan though.

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  # 99260 10-Dec-2007 15:54
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8Mhz?

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  # 99263 10-Dec-2007 16:09
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woo, got it going.
100% Signal quality
75% signal

tv1 and tv2 1920x1080 same feed? ~6mbps
tv 3 1920x1080 ~6mbps

or is my app misreading things



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  # 99266 10-Dec-2007 16:11
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Fossie: woo, got it going.
100% Signal quality
75% signal

tv1 and tv2 1920x1080 same feed? ~6mbps
tv 3 1920x1080 ~6mbps

or is my app misreading things


Sounds about right. Hmm Might have some reception issues, I need to check my cables etc.





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  # 99295 10-Dec-2007 17:54
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Ok Tuned and I've now got playback.

Needed to do a reboot as I have a feeling the DVB-T stick was a bit confused and failing to tune.

Anyhow I've got 3 different streams off the TVNZ multiplex - 2 x 1080i and 1 x 576i

The Kordia multiplex is now advertising real channels and two radio stations.

I'll try and pull some streams off MedaWorks and Kordia multiplexes tonight.




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  # 99362 10-Dec-2007 22:53
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I've just posted a write up of my progress at http://mythtv.co.nz

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