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Wannabe Geek

# 42728 9-Oct-2009 12:24
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hey all.  still new here so be kind. 

have been  trying to find a good program to use with my WandTV DVB-T usb reciever for recording Freeview programs.  I have already had great success using VLC just for watching tv, but thought i would try to find something better. 

came accross AltDVB and it seemed like a good choice, but ive been having trouble setting it up properly.  has anyone else had much experience with it? ive seen lots of topics on using it with satelite, but not with terestrial. 

sofar ive managed to get the video working with the Divx h.264 decoder, but havent managed to figure the right audio settings. 

are there any programs out there as simple to use as VLC for recording?  i like how it just picked the proper codecs automatically.

edit: just found that the AC3 codec is only working on TV3, but all the other stations still have no audio

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Ultimate Geek

  # 262735 9-Oct-2009 13:13
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eSPy: just found that the AC3 codec is only working on TV3, but all the other stations still have no audio

That's because TV3 is the only channel that uses AC3, all the others use HE-AAC. The Monogram AAC codec is just about the only freely available codec for HE-AAC, it's available from: Monogram AAC Decoder

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Wannabe Geek

  # 262743 9-Oct-2009 13:35
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cheers mate! also probably another dumb question, but how do i install the file that you linked to? im also thinking that i must already have a good AAC codec installed as all audio is working fine for me in VLC. might just be me not seing the proper codec listed in ALT-DVB

edit: ignore that.  i think i figured how to do that from here:

but after installing the driver and setting it to the audio in AltDVB, i still get an error:

AV0:Graph Error [3005] cannot connect pins [DVB AVSource-Audio] to [XForm In-MONOGRAM AAC Decoder]

will try fixing it on my own for now, but thouht i would post the full error message in case anyone tried to search it themselves

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