[mythtv-users] No signal lock when trying to watch live TV - HDHR DVB-C Telenet (Belgium)

Klaas de Waal klaas.de.waal at gmail.com
Fri Oct 18 17:01:24 UTC 2019


Have a look at tickets #13371 and #12792
(https://code.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/13371#ticket) and #12792
(https://code.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/12792).
I have not yet got around to properly fixing this....
Also, which version of MythTV are you using?

Klaas.

On Fri, 18 Oct 2019 at 16:19, Jan Ceuleers <jan.ceuleers at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Dear Mythizens,
>
> My cable provider (Telenet in Belgium) has announced that they will
> switch off the analogue TV signal at some point, and that they have
> already made the free-to-air channels available as DVB-C without encryption.
>
> It's true - they have. I bought a 4-tuner HDHR and can view the channels
> in question using vlc (as spawned by the View button in HD Homerun
> Config). The Media Information window in vlc tells me the following:
>
> - Stream 0
>     Type: Video
>     Original ID: 3401
>     Codec: H264 - MPEG-4 AVC (part 10)(h264)
>     Resolution: 720x578
>     Frame rate: 25
>     Decoded format: Planar 4:2:0 YUV
> - Stream 1
>     Type: Audio
>     Original ID: 3402
>     Codec: MPEG audio layer 1/2(mpga)
>     Language: Dutch
>     Channels: Stereo
>     Sample rate: 48000 Hz
>     Bitrate: 128 kbit/s
> (Streams 2 and 3 omitted: teletext subtitles)
>
> I configured this device in mythtv-setup, managed to scan the channels
> etc, but when I try to view them it says that it can't achieve a lock (I
> set the timer to 10s which is well above the amount of time it takes for
> HD Homerun Config to lock onto the signal).
>
> Any hints?
>
> Many thanks, Jan
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