[mythtv-users] Bad DVB-T picture quality on Nova T-500
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Wed Apr 15 09:01:39 UTC 2009
Phil Wild wrote:
>> I recently changed from using a single antenna to two antennas combined
>> using a triax reverse splitter with f-connectors. This increased the signal
>> quality as reported by myth from about 59% to 70% but I still see a lot of
>> errors....I believe i have turned on lna (see previous posts).
>> The only tuners on the cable are the Nova-T 500.
>> The only wiring not changed is about 5m between the antennas & the splitter
>> (not easy to reach the antenna :-) This may be the next steps as well as
>> trying a real amplifier instead of the reverse splitter....
> I have exactly the same card and am experiencing similar issues to you.
> I definitely have the inbuilt amplifier turned on. I have also
> replaced my antenna and all antenna wiring in the house to try and
> reduce the bit error rate. I have a signal strength of 80% and above
> across all channels and noise at 0% so I would expect not to see the
> pixelation etc. I can see the antennas in the hills and there are no
> trees or anything between to spoil the signal. The last thing for me
> to change is the tuner card to see if another brand might provide
> better results.
> Can anyone recommend a better Australian version DVB-T tuner card? It
> needs to be low profile (small form factor). I have spare PCI and PCI
> express slots available.
One last thought. Are you build v4l-dvb from latest source? My Nova-T 500
seems to work flawlessly.
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