[mythtv-users] Channel scan only picks up channels 1 to 13

Jonathan Seawright jonathanathome at verizon.net
Mon Jul 9 19:37:15 UTC 2007

(Hopefully my >>s aren't all wacked up, I'm not sure how exactly to do it in 
Outlook... do I just type what I want to say? and what the person before 
said will be in >>s?)
> Hoping someone can provide a hint...  I've not been able to find
> anything in a fair number of searches.
> I have a new myth install, on Ubuntu Desktop 7.0.4, using a PVR-150
> against my condo's basic analog cable.  During the back end setup, the
> channel scan feature only picks up channels 1-13.  I played around a
> bit and discovered that I can add specific channels by specifying a
> frequency.  I just guessed and noticed that the first 13 channels was
> 6000 apart.  From that, I extrapolated and added some channels.
> Doesn't seem like my equation is right but I did get some channels so
> the card can definitely see them.
> My old panasonic TV (~4 years old) picks up the basic cable just fine
> through it's integrated tuner.
> Any hints?
> Also working on the issue that my video is not great...  It seems
> kinda fuzzy on capture and has issues in fast moving scenes.  I wish I
> could describe it better.  There's a lot on that and I'll be returning
> to it.  I'm sure it's not a playback issue since some stuff captured
> from other sources and loaded on to the box plays back wonderfully.
 On this, you need to enable deinterlacing I believe.. I use the "bob" 
 for my HDTV, it looks great.
> I am very happy that I finally added a lineup at zap2it.  Now I just
> have to sync and, hopefully, get some data for the program guide.
> Maybe that has something to do with the channel scan, though it
> doesn't seem to make a lot of sense so I doubt it but maybe...
 At the moment zap2it is down, but later (today hopefully), it will be back
online. Make sure you check out the wiki and read up on the current issues
about zap2it :)

 Jonathan S.
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