[mythtv-users] About to give up - Avermedia 771 - not sensitive enough for UK DVB?

Bob Cox coxb at lpi.org.uk
Mon Nov 5 00:18:02 UTC 2007

It's a good idea to renew the aerial cable if it's old but the loss 
difference from low loss uhf to satellite cable per 10m will be around 
0.5db so don't expect too much. 
Bob Cox - coxb at lpi.org.uk

...... Original Message .......
On Sun, 4 Nov 2007 12:31:02 -0000 "Paul Broadwith" 
<paul.broadwith at blueivy.co.uk> wrote:
>Hi Bob,
>I think I'm going to go for that Nov-T 500 card and see where I get to.
>Probably go for satellite grade cable too replacing the already in place
>It's good to know that it might be the card after all.
>Kind regards,
>Paul Broadwith MBCS
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>-----Original Message-----
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>[mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Bob Cox
>Sent: 03 November 2007 00:50
>To: mythtv-users at mythtv.org
>Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] About to give up - Avermedia 771 - not
>sensitive enough for UK DVB?
>>From: "Paul Broadwith" <paul.broadwith at blueivy.co.uk>
>>Can anybody give me any ideas or shed any light on this? Willing to try
>anything at this stage 
>as I'm about to give up but really reluctant to do so!
>I've been through something similar but using the Pinnacle Dazzle.
>Manufacturers mention all 
>the bells and whistles available on a card but fail to mention the basic
>requirement of input sensitivity. 
>I've ended up by adding the Nova-S-Plus satellite receiver to give me
>channels not available on freeview. The Hauppauge seems to be more 
>sensitive than the Pinnacle PCTV Pro PCI board I tried. I don't know if 
>that is matched in dvb-t. The Hauppauge windows software though is 
>absolutely dire and crashes randomly. Linux is rock solid.
>Bob Cox - coxb at lpi.org.uk
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