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Topic # 26402 21-Sep-2008 20:47
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Hi, I have just installed the Nova T 500 into my system following cranznz's great guide, and am having two troubles that I can't figure out.
Firstly, I am recieving all Freeview channels minus Channel3 and C4. Secondly, I can get audio on all channels in Mediaportal but no visual. If i pause, a still image of what is on shows. The preview in TV server shows both visual and audio perfectly.
I have tried Powerdvd8's codec and coreavc, both with the same result. 
My system specs are;
Q6600 P5E aTi 3870x2 Nova T 500Vista 64

Thanks in advance.

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  Reply # 166141 22-Sep-2008 00:41
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Update to latest ATI drivers first of all.
Then tick expert mode in MP config, and then go directshow filters > enable hardware acceleration.
As for tv3 + c4 choose to scan the whole of the NZ frequency not just your area. For Te Aroha in waikato the TV3 frequencies were wrong i believe.



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  Reply # 166344 22-Sep-2008 18:29
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eXDee: Update to latest ATI drivers first of all.
Then tick expert mode in MP config, and then go directshow filters > enable hardware acceleration.
As for tv3 + c4 choose to scan the whole of the NZ frequency not just your area. For Te Aroha in waikato the TV3 frequencies were wrong i believe.

I'm running the latest drivers and allready had all of that enabled in MP. Also tried scanning NZ and still no TV 3 :(

Any other ideas?

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  Reply # 166359 22-Sep-2008 19:26
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Where are you located?
the website www.lincrad.co.nz has the transmitter freqs for the whole of NZ.




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  Reply # 166367 22-Sep-2008 19:51
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I'm in Newton, Auckland city and have Direct Line of site to the skytower (where TV3 signal is I believe). My feed is from a splitter in my apartment. 

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  Reply # 166375 22-Sep-2008 20:33
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Comparing the lincrad site with the freq list I have for MP RC2 it would appear the freqs are different.  It is a similar problem to the one in this thread
http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?ForumId=84&topicid=26271
If you edit the dvbt file referred to in that thread and add
527000
559000
623000
to the auckland infill listings and scan again (after a reboot) you may find some more channels.
Worked for me in the early days of dvb-t testing.




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  Reply # 166591 23-Sep-2008 18:16
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Sorry, what is the auckland infill file named? Can't see it in there. The TV3 thing doesn't bother me at this stage. I really want to just get image in mediaportal to start with. Could this be an issue with my GPU? It has hdtv support in the control center so I presume it should be fine for freeview.

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