[mythtv-users] PVR-350 no signal?
mythtv at splmail.nl
mythtv at splmail.nl
Fri Feb 12 09:02:47 UTC 2010
On Mon, 08 Feb 2010 20:37:25 +0100, Corne Beerse <cbeerse at gmail.com>
> Brian Wood schreef:
>> On Monday 08 February 2010 06:16:27 am mythtv at splmail.nl wrote:
>>> Situation 2 it is! The cable company still broadcasts analog tv. So I
>>> in the "coax" (composite?) cable direct on the PVR-350. And indeed,
>>> cat /dev/vdieo0 > test.mpg I am able to record video.
>> Coax is an RF input, "composite" is baseband video, usually using an
>> connector here in the USA, but I've heard tell of SCART in the EU :-)
> Scart is the same signallling as tulip/composit. Its just that the
> signal is pal (as it should be around the world ;-)
>>> In MythTV backend I've defined an input called "cable". What shoud be
>>> rest of the settings here (e.g. "EIT" or "no grabber")? I've tried
>>> without luck, but I guess I'm missing something here?!
>> There won't be any EIT on analog channels, and I'd think you would need
>> sort of listings grabber, probably XMLTV from some source, but I'm not
>> of what listings sources might be available in your neck of the woods.
>> yanks are spoiled by Schedules Direct.
>> So I would expect both EIT and "No Grabber" to not work.
> Well, as far as I know, 'No Grabber' works out of the box by design. It
> does what it says it does: not grabbing and that without any errors or
> other problems.
>> Anyone in or near the Netherlands here? Who might know what grabber
> Yep, I got it working since a couple of year: 'xmltv' is the start
> point, you need that. The other one is a search on 'tv_grab_nl' which
> will bring you most likely to 'tv_grab_nl_py at pwdebruin.net'. There is a
> rough manual to get it going.
> sorry, do this by head, need to digg in for details...
Yeahhhh!!!! Got it working! I was almost desperate and on the edge of
giving up! Many thx 2 U! I used this http://tvfreq.laupro.nl/ to get an sql
file with my local frequencies and inserted that into the "channel" table.
Just adding the freq info was not enough, what actually surprises me by the
way ?!? CBee thx for pointing me towards tv-grab_nl_py, that finally did
Final thing to solve is the fact that my screen is split in 2! Both
display the channel I'm watching! Any idea's?
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