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Topic # 25955 7-Sep-2008 20:34
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hi there people,
I have recently constructed a media centre pc and am attempting to get freeview running through it. I seem to have struck difficulty.
the WINTV 6 scans and locates all the channels available in NZ re freeview once and aslo radio.

When I open wintv and try to see the channels there are no images, i do though get sound on the radio channels.

Is there any one that can help me with this?

Please ....:)

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  Reply # 162939 7-Sep-2008 21:42
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WinTV will not work with our flavour of (terrestrial) Freeview.

You will need to use another bit of software like GB-PVR, Media Portal, or DVB-Viewer

DVB-Viewer is good, but costs money.  I personally don't like Media Portal, but a lot on here do.  GB-PVR seems to be a pretty good product, and will work for Freeview|HD

There are loads of threads on here explaining the ins and outs of what to do.

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  Reply # 162943 7-Sep-2008 21:53
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As others have said WinTV doesn't work in New Zealand. Your card should have also come with a Power Cinema CD that will work if you have the latest updates which are available on the Hauppauge site.

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  Reply # 163172 8-Sep-2008 22:00
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I too need help with the Nova T 500... I've just purchased and installed dvb viewer yesterday and everything seems to be working fine. Although...

How do I configure the remote (which came with the tuner) for use???

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  Reply # 163647 10-Sep-2008 23:56
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bump. Surely someone could point me in the right direction?

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