[mythtv-users] Nova 500 DVB-T Dual Tuner - Are they rubbish?

Another Sillyname anothersname at googlemail.com
Mon Jun 15 07:59:17 UTC 2009

2009/6/15 David Whyte <david.whyte at gmail.com>:
> On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 4:41 PM, Ian Barton<lists at manor-farm.org> wrote:
>> sudo vim /etc/modprobe.d/options
>> Add the following to the end of the file:
>> options dvb-usb-dib0700 force_lna_activation=1
> Yup, and double checked it was activated by issuing a command like:
> cat /proc/modules/dvb_usb_dib0700/parameters/force_lna_activation (or
> similar, not near the box right now)
> and it came back with '1' as the result.
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While this is of no help to you at all with regard to analysing your

I use 4 Nova 500 Dual PCI Cards in the UK to receive UK DVB from
Crystal Palace using a powered splitter from a desktop antenna, I've
never had signal dropout with any of them under normal use.

Is it possible for you to get hold of another unit to run the same
scan tests and check whether you have a faulty unit?


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