[mythtv-users] Scheduled recordings dropping first digit of channel number

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue May 8 21:45:42 UTC 2007

On 05/08/2007 03:00 PM, Dan Wilga wrote:
> At 10:33 AM -0400 5/8/07, Michael T. Dean wrote:
>> (Also, I think my receivers--a 4922 and a 311--didn't support the 
>> screen saver.)
> I have two 311's, and they do have the screen saver. Perhaps you have 
> yours set not to automatically download firmware updates, so you 
> never got the feature (which may be the best way to leave it!)

Interesting.  I never changed any of the default settings on it.  I 
guess I'm jsut lucky.

>>> (I don't have this problem with my Dish setup, but I use a USB-UIRT 
>>> and have long since disabled the screen saver.)
>> Does the USB-UIRT have its own timing circuitry?
> Yes. That's the real reason I bought it. When LIRC is generating the 
> carrier signal for a simple IR LED emitter, it can get interrupted by 
> other things that happen on the system. The result is that tuning 
> will sometimes fail. Dish's receivers are especially susceptible to 
> this problem because they use a higher-than-average carrier frequency.

Yep.  And, I would bet that's exactly what's happening to the OP's 
signal (and what happened to mine).


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