[mythtv-users] Fwd: Problem with Hauppauge WINTV Nova-T 500 PCI

Henrik Beckman henrik.list at gmail.com
Wed Aug 29 11:03:10 UTC 2007


/Henrik

http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/Hauppauge_WinTV-NOVA-T-500

  * MT1060_IF1_freq_set.diff - 2.3K
             * Sets the MT2060 IF1 frequency according to the
calibration values stored in the EEPROM. It is supposed to enhance the
signal quality

             * Olivier Danet
             * Post:
http://linuxtv.org/pipermail/linux-dvb/2006-December/014926.html



On 8/29/07, James Cummings < cummings.james at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
> Hi Henrik,
>
> Sorry to be dense, but where is the 'reception patch' you mention?  I get
> poor reception on one of my Nova-T tuners.
>
> -James
>
> On 8/29/07, Henrik Beckman <henrik.list at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Are you sure that all channels are distributed by your tower, itīs
> > plausible that some channels are on another tower.
> > teracom has a list over that.
> >
> > 1. Try the LNA
> > 2. If your reception is bad try the reception patch, it improves
> > reception for tuner 2.
> >
> > /Henrik
> >
> > On 8/29/07, Eduard Huguet < eduardhc at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Hi,
> > >     Just 2 ideas:
> > >
> > >    - First: have you enabled the LNA amplifiers for the cards? I
> > >    don't know how must it be done for your distro, but in Gentoo you need to
> > >    add a line (check the wiki) into /etc/modules.d/modprobe.conf (IIRC).
> > >    - Second (and most important): check that your antenna has
> > >    installed amplifiers for all the desired channels.
> > >
> > > Don't rely on an external standalone DVB-T receival to find all
> > > channels, because the signal amplifiers included in these appareils are way
> > > more powerful than Nova-T's ones. I had the very same problem at first (my
> > > Nova-T was finding only a bunch of the available channels while an external
> > > receiver was finding them all), and it solved only after the building
> > > administration installed all the needed amplifiers.
> > >
> > > Best regards,
> > >   Eduard Huguet
> > >   Barcelona (Spain)
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > ---------- Missatge reenviat ----------
> > > > From: "Joacim J" <jocke4news at gmail.com>
> > > > To: "Discussion about mythtv" < mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
> > > > Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2007 21:35:53 +0200
> > > > Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Problem with Hauppauge WINTV Nova-T 500
> > > > PCI
> > > > On 8/27/07, Joacim J < jocke4news at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > Hello,
> > > > >
> > > > > I have recently bought two Hauppauge WINTV Nova-T 500 PCI cards
> > > > > (in total 4 adapters).
> > > > > I have installed them i my server, compiled the latest
> > > > > mythtv-0-20-fixes (revision 14312).
> > > > >
> > > > > When scanning for channels I get lots of timeouts (using 150 ms
> > > > > delay on the adapters) and two adapters doesn't find all channels but the
> > > > > other two does.
> > > > > - Do you have idea why it behaves like this??
> > > > > - You guys that are using those cards, what setting are you using
> > > > > in mythtv-setup?
> > > > > - To help troubleshooting, what other tool(s) do you recommend?
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > Some more information....
> > > > I plugged in a Sagem DVB-T Receiver where I have the server and
> > > > tested both antenna cables. Both gave this result:
> > > > Signal Strength: 91%
> > > > Signal Quality: 78%
> > > > BER < 1.0E-7
> > > > Singal to Noise: 21 - 24 dB
> > > > Frequence Sync: YES
> > > > TPS Sync: YES
> > > > Lock Front End: YES
> > > >
> > > > With my eyes this looks fine, right?
> > > >
> > > > When using scan I get the following result below (30 services but it
> > > > should about 52 services).
> > > >
> > > > What could be wrong?? DVB Firmware??
> > > > I have installed it using
> > > > http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Hauppauge_WinTV_Nova-T_500_PCI
> > > > I have Kubuntu 7.04
> > > >
> > > > ============================================
> > > > root at frodo:/home/joacim# scan -a 0
> > > > /usr/share/doc/dvb-utils/examples/scan/dvb-t/se-Goteborg_Brudaremossen >
> > > > /root/.tzap/test
> > > > scanning
> > > > /usr/share/doc/dvb-utils/examples/scan/dvb-t/se-Goteborg_Brudaremossen
> > > > using '/dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0' and '/dev/dvb/adapter0/demux0'
> > > > initial transponder 626000000 0 2 9 3 1 2 0
> > > > initial transponder 522000000 0 2 9 3 1 2 0
> > > > initial transponder 778000000 0 2 9 3 1 2 0
> > > > initial transponder 594000000 0 3 9 3 1 3 0
> > > > initial transponder 818000000 0 2 9 3 1 2 0
> > > > >>> tune to:
> > > > 626000000:INVERSION_AUTO:BANDWIDTH_8_MHZ:FEC_2_3:FEC_AUTO:QAM_64:TRANSMISSION_MODE_8K:GUARD_INTERVAL_1_8:HIERARCHY_NONE
> > > > 0x0000 0x13e2: pmt_pid 0x13e2 Sveriges Television -- SVT2 V�stnytt
> > > > (running)
> > > > 0x0000 0x1450: pmt_pid 0x1450 Sveriges Television -- SVT24 V�stnytt
> > > > (running)
> > > > 0x0000 0x13f6: pmt_pid 0x13f6 Sveriges Television -- SVT2 Sydnytt
> > > > (running)
> > > > 0x0000 0x0366: pmt_pid 0x0366 Sveriges Television -- Barn/Kunskapsk.
> > > > (running)
> > > > 0x0000 0x0370: pmt_pid 0x0370 Sveriges Television -- SVT Extra
> > > > (running)
> > > > 0x0000 0x03f2: pmt_pid 0x03f2 Sveriges Television -- SVT1 (running)
> > > > 0x0000 0x0500: pmt_pid 0x0500 Sveriges Television -- SVT1 Tal txt
> > > > (running)
> > > > 0x0000 0x050a: pmt_pid 0x050a Sveriges Television -- SVT2 Tal txt
> > > > (running)
> > > > 0x0000 0xfffe: pmt_pid 0x0712 Boxer TV Access AB -- Boxer Navigator
> > > > (running, scrambled)
> > > > Network Name 'Teracom_Mux_1'
> > > > >>> tune to:
> > > > 522000000:INVERSION_AUTO:BANDWIDTH_8_MHZ:FEC_2_3:FEC_AUTO:QAM_64:TRANSMISSION_MODE_8K:GUARD_INTERVAL_1_8:HIERARCHY_NONE
> > > >
> > > > 0x0000 0x1856: pmt_pid 0x1856 TV4 AB -- TV4 G�teborg (running)
> > > > 0x0000 0x0488: pmt_pid 0x0488 TV4 AB -- CNN (running, scrambled)
> > > > 0x0000 0xfffe: pmt_pid 0x0712 Boxer TV Access AB -- Boxer Navigator
> > > > (running, scrambled)
> > > > 0x0000 0x047e: pmt_pid 0x047e TV4 AB -- TV4 Plus (running,
> > > > scrambled)
> > > > 0x0000 0x0474: pmt_pid 0x0474 TV4 AB -- TV400 (running, scrambled)
> > > > 0x0000 0x046a: pmt_pid 0x046a TV4 AB -- TV4 Film (running,
> > > > scrambled)
> > > > 0x0000 0x04c4: pmt_pid 0x04c4 TV4 AB -- TV4 Fakta (running,
> > > > scrambled)
> > > > 0x0000 0x042e: pmt_pid 0x042e Viasat AB -- TV6 (running)
> > > > Network Name 'Teracom_Mux_2'
> > > > >>> tune to:
> > > > 778000000:INVERSION_AUTO:BANDWIDTH_8_MHZ:FEC_2_3:FEC_AUTO:QAM_64:TRANSMISSION_MODE_8K:GUARD_INTERVAL_1_8:HIERARCHY_NONE
> > > >
> > > > 0x0000 0x119e: pmt_pid 0x119e Boxer TV Access AB -- SAGEM_DOWNLOAD
> > > > (running)
> > > > 0x0000 0x11bc: pmt_pid 0x11bc Boxer TV Access AB -- THOMSON download
> > > > (running)
> > > > 0x0000 0xfffe: pmt_pid 0x0712 Boxer TV Access AB -- Boxer Navigator
> > > > (running, scrambled)
> > > > 0x0000 0x1220: pmt_pid 0x1220 Boxer -- Dilog Download (running)
> > > > 0x0000 0x1234: pmt_pid 0x1234 Boxer TV -- Sagem SSU (running)
> > > > 0x0000 0x0456: pmt_pid 0x0456 Disney -- Disney Channel (running,
> > > > scrambled)
> > > > 0x0000 0x0424: pmt_pid 0x0424 DTU 7 -- Canal 7 (running, scrambled)
> > > > 0x0000 0x14d2: pmt_pid 0x14d2 Viasat AB -- TV3 (running, scrambled)
> > > > 0x0000 0x03ca: pmt_pid 0x03ca Canal+ Television AB -- C+ Film 2
> > > > Sport WE (running, scrambled)
> > > > 0x0000 0x038e: pmt_pid 0x038e Canal+ Television AB -- C+ Film 1
> > > > (running, scrambled)
> > > > 0x0000 0x0384: pmt_pid 0x0384 Canal+ Television AB -- C+ Sport 1
> > > > (running, scrambled)
> > > > 0x0000 0x041a: pmt_pid 0x041a Kanal 5 Ltd -- Kanal 5 (running,
> > > > scrambled)
> > > > 0x0000 0x0442: pmt_pid 0x0442 Viasat AB -- TV8 (running, scrambled)
> > > > Network Name 'Teracom_Mux_3'
> > > > >>> tune to:
> > > > 594000000:INVERSION_AUTO:BANDWIDTH_8_MHZ:FEC_3_4:FEC_AUTO:QAM_64:TRANSMISSION_MODE_8K:GUARD_INTERVAL_1_4:HIERARCHY_NONE
> > > > WARNING: filter timeout pid 0x0011
> > > > WARNING: filter timeout pid 0x0000
> > > > WARNING: filter timeout pid 0x0010
> > > > >>> tune to:
> > > > 818000000:INVERSION_AUTO:BANDWIDTH_8_MHZ:FEC_2_3:FEC_AUTO:QAM_64:TRANSMISSION_MODE_8K:GUARD_INTERVAL_1_8:HIERARCHY_NONE
> > > >
> > > > WARNING: filter timeout pid 0x0011
> > > > WARNING: filter timeout pid 0x0000
> > > > WARNING: filter timeout pid 0x0010
> > > > >>> tune to:
> > > > 482000000:INVERSION_AUTO:BANDWIDTH_8_MHZ:FEC_2_3:FEC_1_2:QAM_64:TRANSMISSION_MODE_8K:GUARD_INTERVAL_1_8:HIERARCHY_NONE
> > > >
> > > > WARNING: >>> tuning failed!!!
> > > > >>> tune to:
> > > > 482000000:INVERSION_AUTO:BANDWIDTH_8_MHZ:FEC_2_3:FEC_1_2:QAM_64:TRANSMISSION_MODE_8K:GUARD_INTERVAL_1_8:HIERARCHY_NONE
> > > > (tuning failed)
> > > > WARNING: >>> tuning failed!!!
> > > > retrying with f=610000000
> > > > >>> tune to:
> > > > 610000000:INVERSION_AUTO:BANDWIDTH_8_MHZ:FEC_2_3:FEC_1_2:QAM_64:TRANSMISSION_MODE_8K:GUARD_INTERVAL_1_8:HIERARCHY_NONE
> > > > (tuning failed)
> > > > WARNING: >>> tuning failed!!!
> > > > >>> tune to:
> > > > 610000000:INVERSION_AUTO:BANDWIDTH_8_MHZ:FEC_2_3:FEC_1_2:QAM_64:TRANSMISSION_MODE_8K:GUARD_INTERVAL_1_8:HIERARCHY_NONE
> > > > (tuning failed)
> > > > WARNING: >>> tuning failed!!!
> > > > retrying with f=562000000
> > > > >>> tune to:
> > > > 562000000:INVERSION_AUTO:BANDWIDTH_8_MHZ:FEC_2_3:FEC_1_2:QAM_64:TRANSMISSION_MODE_8K:GUARD_INTERVAL_1_8:HIERARCHY_NONE
> > > > (tuning failed)
> > > > WARNING: >>> tuning failed!!!
> > > > >>> tune to:
> > > > 562000000:INVERSION_AUTO:BANDWIDTH_8_MHZ:FEC_2_3:FEC_1_2:QAM_64:TRANSMISSION_MODE_8K:GUARD_INTERVAL_1_8:HIERARCHY_NONE
> > > > (tuning failed)
> > > > WARNING: >>> tuning failed!!!
> > > > retrying with f=554000000
> > > > >>> tune to:
> > > > 554000000:INVERSION_AUTO:BANDWIDTH_8_MHZ:FEC_2_3:FEC_1_2:QAM_64:TRANSMISSION_MODE_8K:GUARD_INTERVAL_1_8:HIERARCHY_NONE
> > > > (tuning failed)
> > > > WARNING: >>> tuning failed!!!
> > > > >>> tune to:
> > > > 554000000:INVERSION_AUTO:BANDWIDTH_8_MHZ:FEC_2_3:FEC_1_2:QAM_64:TRANSMISSION_MODE_8K:GUARD_INTERVAL_1_8:HIERARCHY_NONE
> > > > (tuning failed)
> > > > WARNING: >>> tuning failed!!!
> > > > retrying with f=538000000
> > > > >>> tune to:
> > > > 538000000:INVERSION_AUTO:BANDWIDTH_8_MHZ:FEC_2_3:FEC_1_2:QAM_64:TRANSMISSION_MODE_8K:GUARD_INTERVAL_1_8:HIERARCHY_NONE
> > > > (tuning failed)
> > > > WARNING: >>> tuning failed!!!
> > > > >>> tune to:
> > > > 538000000:INVERSION_AUTO:BANDWIDTH_8_MHZ:FEC_2_3:FEC_1_2:QAM_64:TRANSMISSION_MODE_8K:GUARD_INTERVAL_1_8:HIERARCHY_NONE
> > > > (tuning failed)
> > > > WARNING: >>> tuning failed!!!
> > > > dumping lists (30 services)
> > > > Done.
> > > > ============================================
> > > > --
> > > > Regards
> > > > Joacim
> > > >
> > >
> > >
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> --
> James Cummings, Cummings dot James at GMail dot com
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