[mythtv-users] Hardware Purchase

Dan Wilga mythtv-users2 at dwilga-linux1.amherst.edu
Tue Apr 5 19:02:47 UTC 2011

On 4/5/11 10:45 AM, Mark Lord wrote:
> On 11-04-05 10:35 AM, Devin Heitmueller wrote:
>> On Tue, Apr 5, 2011 at 10:20 AM, Robert McNamara
>> <robert.mcnamara at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>> On Tue, Apr 5, 2011 at 6:51 AM, Mark Lord<mythtv at rtr.ca>  wrote:
>>>> If you want OTA, then the HDHomeRun is one of the poorest tuners out there
>>>> for sensitivity of weaker stations.  Even the HVR-1600 beats it by a fair margin.
>>> Most people find the exact opposite of this to be true.
> I don't know "most people", just a few with HDHRs and other tuners,
> plus my own rather extensive setup and experience with the first two
> generations of HDHRs and many other tuners.
Having used both a first- and a second-generation two-tuner HDHR, I can 
confirm that the second-generation is much better at keeping a lock when 
the signal is weak. That's something else to consider when comparing tuners.

Dan Wilga                                                        "Ook."

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