[mythtv-users] Recommendation for digital tuner for new mythtv system, UK freeview.

Nicolas Will nico at youplala.net
Wed Nov 18 16:50:40 UTC 2009

On Wed, 2009-11-18 at 16:40 +0000, Steve Curtis wrote:
> 2009/11/16 Richard Morton <richard.e.morton at gmail.com>
> > Hauppauge Nova t-500 (pci and dual tuner) or the equivalent
> hauppauge usb
> > sticks (you'd need two for two tuners) or anything with the same
> chipset,
> > such as technotrend cards.
> >
> >
> > I have two Nova-t-500's in my backend, and they for the most part
> they work
> well.  Just a warning, and I'm not sure if this is only specific to my
> setup
> but I do occassionally (maybe once sometimes twice a month) have an
> issue
> where a nova-t-500 card will lock up, and I need to power the backend
> off
> (ie remove power to the machine) and restart and all is well.  A
> reboot will
> not suffice.  I've never got to the bottom of this - and wonder if
> anyone
> else has ever seen this issue?

Are you just losing a tuner?

If so:


If it is really locking up, sorry, mine doesn't do that.


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