[mythtv-users] PVR 350 all of a sudden static

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Jan 11 08:21:00 UTC 2006

Steven Willis wrote:

>So, everything's been running fairly well with mythtv for a while, and
>then all of a sudden I'm just getting static from my tuner. The
>playback is fine, I can play previously recorded programs just fine,
>but watching live tv, or recording new programs gives me static. I've
>tried playing around with ptune.pl to set it back to channel 3 (I've
>got a cable box with coax input into my card). I never get any errors
>but I still just get static. I've also been playing around with
>ivtvctl, but that doesn't help.
>I know the signal from the cable box is working because if I plug it
>directly into the tv and set the tv to channel 3 I see the picture.
Sounds like tuner module problems.  Although you could fix it, wouldn't 
it be a lot easier to buy a composite or S-Video cable?


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