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Topic # 83391 15-May-2011 23:16
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Hi

I’m using Mythtv to receive my freeview HD. Since Thursday I haven’t been able to watch anything. I’d recorded a program Thursday night and it was just black. I’ve been trying to fix it over the weekend and now I can watch most channels but with some I get alot of pixelation. Tv3 being the worst. My Mythbox uses a haugauge wintv nova-t 500 dvb-t 1.20fw which is a dual tuner but I get no signal with the second tuner.  I checked the cable by plugging it directly into the TV which has a freeview tuner built in. I re scanned the channels and the signal quality was high. Then checked the Mythtv box but I only got a signal from the first tuner. The second tuner came back with nothing. I live in Ponsonby with a clear 360 view from the roof.

  


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  Reply # 469518 16-May-2011 09:59
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You might want to try posting this in the htpc section.

If you have had this working, and haven't really changed anything, then you might want to take a look at your aerial, cabling and end connections.

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  Reply # 469633 16-May-2011 13:51
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You might want to check that the LNA (Low noise amplifier) is active on your card

http://linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/Hauppauge_WinTV-NOVA-T-500#Forcing_the_activation_of_LNAs_.28Low_N...





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  Reply # 470419 18-May-2011 10:29
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The lna has been configured since the initial installation of the tuner card.
thanks for the reply though. Any other ideas as to what it might be.

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  Reply # 472782 23-May-2011 09:12
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What version of MythTV are you using? I've heard similar problems but 0.24 is supposed to fix a lot of these issues.



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  Reply # 473016 23-May-2011 15:19
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Was using the latest pae kernal and myth 0.24.I couldn't fix the problem so now doing a fresh install with ver 11..4. Hopefully that will fix it. if not I'm #@$@%%

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