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Topic # 88392 15-Aug-2011 13:29
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Hi,

 

I've been looking through the forum for an answer to this problem, but no luck.

I bought the USB hvr 900h tv card and installed it all fine in my computer (using Vista Ult).  But when I scan channels (after connecting to sky dish) I can't pickup any channels.  I'm in the Auckland Pine Hill area.

Do I need to change the LMB frequency or something? How do I do this?

Would be great to actually get TV working on my computer - before the world cup!

 

Thanks,


Carey

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  Reply # 506793 15-Aug-2011 13:59
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Hi,

Just to check, as I have two HVR900's in my HTPC, do you mean this one:

http://www.trademe.co.nz/Computers/Components/Video-cards/Other/auction-399233464.htm

If so, that's not a satellite tuner, its Freeview HD and needs an aerial, not a dish.



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  Reply # 506915 15-Aug-2011 17:01
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Yep that's the one!

 

Well thanks very much for the info - saved me much frustration - or MORE frustration I should say!

 

Now it looks like I gotta shell out extra moolah for an antenna or else replace this tv card....

 

Can you get an alternative model to this one that uses a satellite?  

The guy at PBtech told me the little antenna that came with the card wouldn't work, but he said it should be fine with my Satellite dish.

Maybe I can take it back as I was wrongly informed.

 

THanks for the help, any suggestions to a good satellite tv card?

 

Carey

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  Reply # 507120 16-Aug-2011 08:55
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Carey:

The guy at PBtech told me the little antenna that came with the card wouldn't work, but he said it should be fine with my Satellite dish.

Maybe I can take it back as I was wrongly informed.
 

Carey


Definitely take it back and demand a refund or replacement with a satellite tuner. He obviously doesn't know the difference and misled you. Not sure if it's CGA or some other legislation covers this but you have rights as a customer to be sold the correct item and not be misled.

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