[mythtv-users] Nova-t 500 blank screen requiring reboot

Mike Perkins mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Wed Oct 3 17:57:40 UTC 2007


John Taylor wrote:
> Still had same problems with new kernel so have junked the 500; just
> not stable enough for watching and recording TV. Other half will KILL
> me if she misses Heroes again.
> 
> Gone back to standard Nova-T DVN card; will sell the 500 and reinvest
> in another standard Nova-T- seems to be far more stable.
> 
Don't sell the 500; return it. In the UK you have the right to have a product 
that works. Yours sounds obviously faulty. Take/send it back and see if you can 
get a replacement. There are lots of messages on this list about problems with 
500s, it's likely you got one of the duff ones.

OK, use a different tuner till you get your replacement. You then have more 
tuners. You can never have too many tuners ;)

On the other side of the coin, if you sell an item knowing it to be faulty, you 
may end up with some liabilities, so be extremely careful how you describe it.

Mike Perkins


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