[mythtv-users] Cant tune SBS and Nine in Melbourne, AU with Hauppauge HVR2200

blind_Pete 0123peter at gmail.com
Mon Aug 8 09:26:20 UTC 2011

On Mon, 8 Aug 2011, Anthony Hill wrote:
> ..got sick of my growing collection of slightly crap usb tuners and got me a
> PCIe Hauppauge HVR2200 the other day.
> Once I got the modules.conf (options saa7164 card=6) and firmware
> (dvb-fe-tda10048-1.0.fw, NXP7164-2010-03-10.1.fw) in place
> it seemed to be working fine.
> I did a channel scan, setup the video sources, and it seemed all good -
> channels changed fast, signal level was good - and picture looked fine.
> Except no SBS (SBS ONE, TWO, 3, 4, and HD) or 9 (Go and GEM).

Nothing at all?  Or just a poor picture?  Digital is notorious for 
either working perfectly or not at all.  

Try again.  Check tha antenna and connections.  

> I found postings from lots of Aussies who seemed to be having similar
> problems. (I suspect these stations changed something [added an extra
> channel?] in the last few months)

Those two stations use a +125 kHz offset.  Edit the transports.  

> There seemed to be 3 basic fixes.
> (1) tzap.
>     Install dvb-apps, run scan, create and import a channels.conf
> (2) Edit Transports
>     Go to myth-setup, channel editor, edit transports, add a new transport
> for each channel, and rescan
> (3) Delete something from the database and rescan.
> ..so tzap and transports didnt really work for me - they both find the new
> channels when I rescan - but they dont work - I get nothing but a blank
> screen when I change to them, the frontend becomes unresponsive for a while
> (and sometimes crashes). I also get no EIT EPG for these channels.
> I dont know specifically what the database trick is.
> I'm running ubuntu 11.04 with :-
> MythTV Version   : v0.24.1-60-gd525265
> MythTV Branch    : fixes/0.24
> Network Protocol : 63
> Library API      : 0.24.20110505-1
> QT Version       : 4.7.2
> ..please help - I love my new card - but this is a show-stopper.
> Cheers.

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