[mythtv-users] Problems tuning PVR 250

Bruce McKenzie bruce at doublepup.com
Mon Dec 13 21:10:55 UTC 2004

Consider going to your local Radio Shack and getting a RF amplifier. I had 
those symptoms until I added the amp.


At 05:40 AM 12/13/2004, you wrote:

>I am running the coax out from a digital cable box into the tuner of a
>PVR 250 and I can't get it tuned in at all.  I have been running
>`/usr/lib/ivtv/ptune-ui.pl &  mplayer /dev/video0` and trying all
>different combinations.  Things definitely change and range anywhere
>from a black screen to a screen with wavy colors, to regular old snow.
>The tuner
>shows up as a type 2 and I added that option to modprobe.conf:
># ivtv modules setup
>alias char-major-81 videodev
>alias char-major-81-0 ivtv
>options tuner type=2
>Any help is greatly appreciated.
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>mythtv-users at mythtv.org

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