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

Randy Evans revans42 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 7 01:34:59 UTC 2011

On Tue, Sep 6, 2011 at 8:15 PM, Raymond Wagner <raymond at wagnerrp.com> wrote:
> 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?
> _______________________________________________

I have tried that in the past when it went out but it didn't help.

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