[mythtv-users] HD-PVR issues - is there a solution?
greg12866 at nycap.rr.com
Wed Mar 2 15:19:06 UTC 2011
On 03/02/2011 10:04 AM, George Galt wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 2, 2011 at 9:54 AM, Greg<greg12866 at nycap.rr.com> wrote:
>> On 03/01/2011 05:41 PM, Mark wrote:
>>>> On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 2:13 PM, Mark<fairlane at springcom.com> wrote:
>>>> Are people having issues with current generation HD-PVR (with a fan)?
>>>> Or is this primarily an issue with older HD-PVR's?
>>>> I'm curiously following this thread as I'm planning on picking up an
>>>> HD-PVR in the near future.
>>> One of the purposes of this thread was to collect this data, however, it
>>> has not worked as intended. Maybe there's just not that many folks having
>>> issues? I have no idea.
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>> I used to get an occasional 0 byte recording,but what cured mine (I
>> havent had a 0 file in 6 months) was a different STB...The old one was
>> a SA 4250HDC,the new one is a Samsung Smt-h3260...The channel changes
>> are much faster than the 4250... This is Time Warner in Northern New York...
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> I had 0 length files, and issues with drops in the middle of the file,
> and sync issues for a while. It turned out it was a power supply
> going ever-so-slowly bad. New power supply, no more problems.
> I've only skimmed much of the thread, but I hadn't seen anyone
> suggesting that you check your power supply and your USB
> hubs/connections. These could be the culprits as well as something to
> do with Myth (FYI, I originally thought my issue was my upgrade to
> 0.23, which happened shortly before these issues started cropping up).
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One thing you pointed out that got me to thinking, is USB hubs..I don't
thing it would be a good idea to run a HD-PVR through a hub... If anyone
had a need need for a hub,I would suggest moving other devices to the
hub and run the HD-PVR on a dedicated port...
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