[mythtv-users] PVR 500 / Diagonal lines

Guillaume Membré guillaume.ml at gmail.com
Tue Sep 19 07:52:12 UTC 2006

I had the same problem with my PVR350. I returned it to the
manufacturer, moved everything in my computer to try to find what's
wrong and nothing.
I also tried to unplugged every devices around the TV and computer and
found that the power supply of one of them was causing this

My 0.02

On 9/19/06, Wade Maxfield <mythtv at hotblack.co.nz> wrote:
> I've just replaced a PVR150 and a PVR350 with a PVR500  (FC5 with
> ivtv 0.7.0 using )  Now all my captures have diagonal lines or
> striping.
> There's about 60 darker bands or lines across the screen, on about a
> 30 degree angle (top right to bottom left).  It happens when
> capturing via coax aerial or via s-video from my STB so I don't think
> it's a poor signal from the aerial.   It's a PAL system with 50Hz AC
> power.
> I've tried moving the card to a different PCI slot, with no
> difference.  The PC, STB and TV are all connected to the same power
> strip.
> Is it likely to be a driver issue, or a sign of faulty hardware?
> Any ideas on other things to try, or should I return the card for a
> replacement?
>  - Wade
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