[mythtv-users] Hauppauge WinTV-HVR2250 vs SiliconDust HDHomeRun HDHR-US
raymond at wagnerrp.com
Wed Sep 7 01:15:00 UTC 2011
On 9/6/2011 20:54, Randy Evans wrote:
> I have been using a HDHomeRun with MythTV for about two years. At
> various intervals, I had one HD channel which would suddenly start
> pixilating (sp?) to the point of being unwatchable. This channel
> would stay that way for several months, then suddenly start working
> again. This channel again went bad a couple of weeks ago and I
> decided to connect the antenna directly to the TV to test it and it
> came in just fine. Note I connected the same coax cable to the tv as
> is used with the HDHomeRun box.
> I ordered a WinTV-HVR2250 and just tried it in my backup MythTV box
> and the problem channel came in fine but not on the MythTV box still
> using the HDHomeRun.
Don't forget, the older HDHomeRuns required two antenna inputs. When
you use a splitter, you halve the signal going to each tuner. Did you
ever try plugging the antenna into just one of the tuners directly?
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