[mythtv] what are the right frequency offsets?

Janne Grunau janne-mythtv at grunau.be
Mon Apr 5 22:26:14 UTC 2010

On Mon, Apr 05, 2010 at 11:36:32PM +0200, Petr Stehlik wrote:
> My question is if it is safe to have the 167 kHz offset there as an aid
> to some less capable (?) hardware that is not able to tune with 0,0
> offsets. Can it hurt somehow? Will it cause problems to other tuners, or
> just slow the tuning down a bit or is it simply good idea to put there
> the max offsets?

It won't slow down the scanning a little bit but at least doubles the
time. It might result in duplicate channels but that would be mythtv

> I do have one report from an user that managed to tune more multiplexes
> by adding the +-167 kHz offsets there but I don't know if it can have
> any negative impact on others that are happy with the 0,0 offsets now.

As long it's just a single I would ignore it as badly calibrated or
broken hardware. There's always the full scan (tuned).


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