[mythtv-users] Brand New MythTV Questions

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Jun 12 00:00:09 UTC 2006


On 06/09/2006 12:56 PM, Nick wrote:
> On 09/06/06, Gabriel Sterling <gabriel.sterling at gmail.com> wrote:
>   
>> Questions/Issues:
>> 1.  Only a few of the channels are tuning in, most are just
>> static/white noise.  I should have channels almost all they way from 2
>> to 100 and instead I can only tune about 8-10 channels, starting
>> around 16.
>> 2.  The channels are slightly "grainy".
>>     
> Can't offer any US specific help other than suggesting to check the
> correct frequency table is being used in mythtv-setup for the
> PVR-350's tuner. I also turn off the noise detection options in the
> ivtv driver at boot as it gives me a sharper picture (I use
> S-Video/composite input though, not tuner).

And make sure you've got the right tuner type.  To do that, don't tell 
ivtv which tuner type to use:  do not say "options ivtv tuner=xx".

Mike


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