[mythtv-users] trying to add a Hauppauge WinTV-HVR1250

Mike Millner mike at mikeshome.com
Tue Dec 23 22:03:48 UTC 2008

On Tue, Dec 23, 2008 at 5:49 AM, James Crow <james at ultratans.com> wrote:

> On Sat, 2008-12-20 at 09:33 -0700, Mike Millner wrote:
> >
> >
> > Thanks for the replies. I'm further along but still no HD picture.
> >
> > So I ran the scan from within mythtv.
> >
> >  It picks up the channels I want and they show up in the TV listings
> > with proper names but no programs are listed even after running
> > mythfilldatabase. If I try to switch inputs I get a black screen. If I
> > try switching to one of the channels..for example here in Denver the
> > scan picked up the local Fox affiliate as channel 311. If I hit 311 on
> > the remote I get a screen full of snow. If  I switch inputs and type
> > 311 on keyboard I get nothing.
> >
> > from the scan it seems the tuner sees the channel I just don't know
> > how to switch to it or to get the listings populated.
> >
> > ANy guidance would be greatly appreciated.
> >
> > Thanks again!
> > Mike
> >
> Mike,
>  When I setup my first DVB card (for QAM, or digital cable) I had a
> hard time getting listing data. What I did was go to live TV and switch
> to the digital input. You should then get a picture. You will need to
> have set a starting channel as another poster mentioned.
>  The other thing I did was do a manual recording schedule for the
> digital channels I had found with the myth channel scan.
> Cheers,
> James
> Show how this got split into 2 threads. I got this to work. I ended up
> making a second video source and then associated the new source to the 2nd
> tuner. I went the schedules direct web site and found a link to this wiki
> that spells out what to do

worked perfect. without paying more money, on the schedules direct web site
I created a second channel lineup..associated it to the video source, which
is associated to the tuner(input) and it works.

thanks for all the replies.

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