[mythtv-users] Hauppauge WinTV-HVR2250 vs SiliconDust HDHomeRun HDHR-US

Raymond Wagner 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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