[mythtv-users] Please help!

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Sep 11 17:09:22 UTC 2005

Nick wrote:

>On 11/09/05, Kevin Kuphal <kuphal at dls.net> wrote:
>>Tony Paterra wrote:
>>>The behavior I'm now noticing is that my program guide works as
>>>expected, but that I am getting either very fuzzy channels or complete
>>>static when trying to watch live tv.  I have tried going back into
>>>setup and changing the frequency table settings to us-cable, us-bcast,
>>>and us-cable-hrc to no avail...  Any thoughts?
>>Sounds like a signal quality issue.  What does the picture look like if
>>you hook a TV to the signal input you have going into your MythTV box?
>>What does another progam give you for quality inside your box like xawtv
>>or tvtime?  Poor splitters and cable segments are notorious sources of
>>signal problems.  Try putting the cable directly into your MythTV box
>>and see if the signal improves.  If it does, your splitter or cable
>>segment after the splitter is a problem.
>I'd second using another piece of TV software to check the signal is
>actually usable before looking for answers within MythTV. Sometimes
>the simplest part of the equation can be the stumbling block and you
>can spend hours needlessly looking in the wrong place.
I third it.  And, check out this post:  


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