Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




80 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 1


# 39760 18-Aug-2009 18:27
Send private message

Hi all,

I'm trying to scan for DVB-T channels on Windows XP MCE 2005. Every time I scan it's only picking up analog tv channels but no freeview channels. I've tried setting the source as aerial and as cable, with the same results.

My TV card is an AverTV hybrid which gets Analog and DVB-T. I've used the bundled 'AverTV' software and found that it can easily get Freeview, so it seems the drivers and reception is no problem.
The tv card claims to work with Media Center.

The tv cards full specs are here:
http://www.avermedia.com/AVerTV/Product/ProductDetail.aspx?Id=25&device=1

Can someone confirm that XP MCE 2005 definitely gets DVB-T?

On the verge of switching to Mediaportal but that would make my MCE remote a bit useless...

Create new topic
27971 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 7458

Moderator
Trusted
Biddle Corp
Lifetime subscriber

  # 248279 18-Aug-2009 18:31
Send private message

XP MCE 2005 or Vista MCE do not support the DVB-T standards used in New Zealand.

You will need to move to Windows 7 or use other TV software such as GB-PVR, Media Portal or DVBViewer.

MCE remote works fine in all of those applications, the only thing you might want to do is run a program to disable the green button and remap it to whatever TV software you go for.





80 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 1


  # 248281 18-Aug-2009 18:37
Send private message

sbiddle: XP MCE 2005 or Vista MCE do not support the DVB-T standards used in New Zealand.





Ahhhh thank you I should have made this post earlier and saved myself a couple of hours of frustration!

I guess it's back to Mediaportal for me...

Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

New Zealand government unveils new digital service to make business easier
Posted 16-Jul-2019 17:35


Scientists unveil image of quantum entanglement
Posted 13-Jul-2019 06:00


Hackers to be challenged at University of Waikato
Posted 12-Jul-2019 21:34


OPPO Reno Z now available in New Zealand
Posted 12-Jul-2019 21:28


Sony introduces WF-1000XM3 wireless headphones with noise cancellation
Posted 8-Jul-2019 16:56


Xero announces new smarter tools, push into the North American market
Posted 19-Jun-2019 17:20


New report by Unisys shows New Zealanders want action by social platform companies and police to monitor social media sites
Posted 19-Jun-2019 17:09


ASB adds Google Pay option to contactless payments
Posted 19-Jun-2019 17:05


New Zealand PC Market declines on the back of high channel inventory, IDC reports
Posted 18-Jun-2019 17:35


Air New Zealand uses drones to inspect aircraft
Posted 17-Jun-2019 15:39


TCL Electronics launches its first-ever 8K TV
Posted 17-Jun-2019 15:18


E-scooter share scheme launches in Wellington
Posted 17-Jun-2019 12:34


Anyone can broadcast with Kordia Pop Up TV
Posted 13-Jun-2019 10:51


Volvo and Uber present production vehicle ready for self-driving
Posted 13-Jun-2019 10:47


100,000 customers connected to fibre broadband network through Enable
Posted 13-Jun-2019 10:35



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.