[mythtv-users] [SOLVED-ish] Thinking of moving on from MythTV ... I found the main problem, but still have 292e woes

Stuart Auchterlonie stuarta at squashedfrog.net
Tue May 9 12:39:03 UTC 2017

On 20/04/17 09:59, Damian wrote:

> One thing that is frustrating, but I'm just going to live with it, is
> the realisation that the HD tuner I bought a year or two ago just
> doesn't work on Linux. Maybe it would work with some tinkering and
> manually installing drivers, but we don't value TV content to the same
> extent as we do film content, so we'll just live with the SD resolution
> that my two SD USB tuners provide.
> The HD tuner in question is a PCTV TripleStick (292e). I've read that it
> should work, but it simply doesn't. In Windows, when testing last night,
> everything worked straight away after installation. All channels were
> found and were instantly viewable.
> In MythTV, the card seems to be found and can be selected, but a channel
> scan provides nothing. 0% signal throughout the entire process.
> If anyone knows of a quick and simple fix for this HD tuner, please let
> me know. If not, it's just going in a draw. I don't want to risk
> breaking a functioning system by doing things that I don't understand.

This should actually work in 0.28 and above.
I have one of these running right now.


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