[mythtv-users] Tuning problems

Damian myth at surr.co.uk
Thu Jan 10 15:36:35 UTC 2019



On 06/01/2019 15:12, Stephen Worthington wrote:
> On Sat, 5 Jan 2019 15:07:09 +0000, you wrote:
>
>>
>> On 02/01/2019 08:56, Steve Evans wrote:
>>> On Tue, 1 Jan 2019 23:53:48 +0000
>>> John Pilkington <johnpilk222 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> On 01/01/2019 22:29, Damian wrote:
>>>>> On 01/01/2019 21:00, John Pilkington wrote:
>>>>>> On 01/01/2019 19:38, Damian Surr wrote:
>>>>>>> On 28/12/2018 22:04, John Pilkington wrote:
>>>>>>>> On 28/12/2018 16:11, Damian wrote:
>>>>>>>>> Hi all,
>>>>>>>>>
>>> [...]
>>>
>>>> The data on the ukfree site for Mendip seems to be a mix of largely
>>>> obsolete info, and much of the frequency/mux data on the web now
>>>> looks outdated.  There are user contributions saying that some of the
>>>> planned changes at Mendip have not happened.  Inter-mux links may
>>>> still work...
>>>>
>>>> The frequencies that you have been seeing seem to be in the 'old'
>>>> Mendip list.
>>>>
>>>> John
>>>>
>>> The frequencies I use successfully on the Mendip transmitter are:
>>>
>>> [PSB3]
>>>    DELIVERY_SYSTEM = DVBT2
>>>    FREQUENCY = 770000000
>>>    BANDWIDTH_HZ = 8000000
>>>
>>> [PSB1]
>>>    DELIVERY_SYSTEM = DVBT
>>>    FREQUENCY = 698000000
>>>    BANDWIDTH_HZ = 8000000
>>>
>>> [PSB2]
>>>    DELIVERY_SYSTEM = DVBT
>>>    FREQUENCY = 738000000
>>>    BANDWIDTH_HZ = 8000000
>>>
>>> [COM4]
>>>    DELIVERY_SYSTEM = DVBT
>>>    FREQUENCY = 690000000
>>>    BANDWIDTH_HZ = 8000000
>>>
>>> [COM5]
>>>    DELIVERY_SYSTEM = DVBT
>>>    FREQUENCY = 570000000
>>>    BANDWIDTH_HZ = 8000000
>>>
>>> [COM6]
>>>    DELIVERY_SYSTEM = DVBT
>>>    FREQUENCY = 722000000
>>>    BANDWIDTH_HZ = 8000000
>>>
>>> [LBS]
>>>    DELIVERY_SYSTEM = DVBT
>>>    FREQUENCY = 714000000
>>>    BANDWIDTH_HZ = 8000000
>>>
>>> [com7]
>>>    DELIVERY_SYSTEM = DVBT2
>>>    FREQUENCY = 594000000
>>>    BANDWIDTH_HZ = 8000000
>>>
>>> [com8]
>>>    DELIVERY_SYSTEM = DVBT2
>>>    FREQUENCY = 586000000
>>>    BANDWIDTH_HZ = 8000000
>>>
>>>
>>> Steve
>> Perfect! Thanks for this Steve.
>>
>> I just re-did a full scan, with just my 292e stick installed.
>>
>> It found the following frequencies:
>> 698000000
>> 738000000
>> 770000000
>> 690000000
>> 722000000
>>
>> It didn't find these:
>> 570000000
>> 714000000
>> 594000000
>> 586000000
>> but I'll not worry too much about those for now.
>>
>> The system now seems to be working. Although I can no longer watch one
>> channel while recording another Maybe the 292e stick can only do that?
>>
>> If it keeps working, great.
>>
>> If not, maybe I have a different problem. Maybe my sticks 'go to sleep'
>> or something after a certain amount of time?
>>
>> Thanks again Steve.
> One tuner can only provide channels from one multiplex (one frequency)
> at a time.  So if you are recording from a channel on one multiplex,
> then if you want to also watch live TV, the channel you want to watch
> has to be on the same multiplex.  And to record multiple channels at
> once and/or play live TV from the same multiplex with one tuner, you
> need to have set the multirec option to allow enough virtual tuners to
> have one for each channel you want to record or watch at the same
> time.  Go to mythtv-setup > Input connections > (your tuner) >
> Interactions between inputs > Max recordings.  I have my tuners set to
> 5, which used to be the largest value allowed, but up to 10 is allowed
> now.

Thanks Stephen,

I thought that the Max Recordings default was higher than 1 these days, 
but for some reason mine was on 1. Changed it to 3 now and all is 
working as it should.

Cheers,
Damian


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