[mythtv-users] Hauppauge WinTV-quadHD issues

Daryl McDonald darylangela at gmail.com
Tue Feb 2 20:47:21 UTC 2021

On Tue, Feb 2, 2021 at 3:36 PM Daryl McDonald <darylangela at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 2, 2021 at 2:52 PM Simon Hobson <linux at thehobsons.co.uk>
> wrote:
>> I've just pulled out my old HVR-1250 (IIRC) cards and replaced them with
>> a new QuadHD card. It's working fine, giving me 4 tuners (and eliminating
>> the recording errors due to poor signal*), but I've a couple of issues :
>> I can't find where to configure multi-rec.
>> That's one of those "so long sine I last did it, can't remember how I did
>> it" things.
>> According to
>> https://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Record_multiple_channels_from_one_multiplex
>> it's just a case of going into the advanced settings and setting the number
>> of virtual tuners, and that's how I vaguely remember doing it. But it's
>> just not there in my setup.
>> It's shown as Silicon Labs Si2168 and subtype DVB-T2 - but no advanced
>> settings option.
>> It's not finding any DVB-T2 muxes.
>> I should be getting at least 1 T2 mux, according to
>> https://ukfree.tv/transmitters/tv/Winter_Hill the PSB3/BBCB mux should
>> be on 585.8MHz. It's not found by a full scan, nor by a "scan an existing
>> transport and find any linked ones" option. I suspect Com7 on 746MHz will
>> be out of band for my aerial so I'm not bothered about that.
>> Any thoughts ?
>> Simon
>> * having two cards I needed to use a splitter - so lost a lot of signal
>> strength. It was fine when I first set it up here, but has degraded to the
>> point where I had to remove the splitter and disable one of the cards -
>> thus hitting limitations with only one real tuner.
>> _______________________________________________
>> This may depend on theme and version, but on my steppes wide v 31 its:
> BE set-up>input connections>DVB adapter0 frontend0>interactions between
> inputs>max recordings.

My bad, it's now called Steppes Large.
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