[mythtv-users] Only getting low channels 2-13 on PVR 350

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Fri Sep 24 11:41:51 EDT 2004


On 09/24/2004 09:48 AM, Michael T. Dean wrote:

> On 09/24/2004 08:18 AM, Nathan Elliott wrote:
>
>> It *sounds* like your tuner is setup for off-air instead of 
>> cable-tv.  Is
>> that a possibility?
>
> That's almost definitely the problem.  A type 47 tuner being used with 
> a type 39 definition will only give cable channels 2-61 (up to 
> ~448MHz).  OTA frequency for channel 13 is ~213MHz and for 14 is 
> ~473MHz.  Therefore, OTA users trying to use tuner 47 as a 39 can only 
> receive channels up to 13, but cable users can get up to 61.
>
> So, either you're using cable but have set OTA in myth, or you're 
> using OTA--in which case the tuner is working as expected.
>
> Install the updated video4linux package ( 
> http://www.poptix.net/ivtv/Sep-2004/msg00737.html ) as soon as it's 
> uploaded.  (If you see snow on all channels, it's not yet uploaded. :)

The updated video4linux package is now available (thanks, Axel).  
Install as described at http://www.poptix.net/ivtv/Sep-2004/msg00737.html .

Mike


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