[mythtv-users] Recommendation for digital tuner for new mythtv system, UK freeview.
herbster at gmail.com
Wed Nov 18 18:27:25 UTC 2009
On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 4:50 PM, Nicolas Will <nico at youplala.net> wrote:
> 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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Thanks for that Nico, exactly the issue my Nova T500 has (Myth shows tuner 2
as sleeping, tuner 1 is fine). Was on my list of things to fix, along with
the "card doesn't work on a warm start" (only on "cold") with firmware 1.20.
Similar issue to Richards, but I don't experience lock-ups (yet, quickly
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