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Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2012-03-18, 09:27 AM
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Posted By balm
agreed, at least I know it can work with...

agreed,

at least I know it can work with latest drivers, just not sure yet why its so unstable....guess more log files will help...

thanks
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2012-03-18, 09:11 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,497
Posted By balm
Update

Majortom,

Thanks for the clarifications.


Yes, my 950Q and WINTV v7 now functions correctly (since I did Windows repair Install),

HOWEVER,

Jacks SmartDVB (latest) sent to me as a...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2012-03-15, 11:00 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,497
Posted By balm
Audio

Audio with AC3 filter AND latest SmartDVBfiles he sent me is now working !
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2012-03-15, 09:23 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,497
Posted By balm
Majortom, Im not trying to be...

Majortom,



Im not trying to be negative, but heres my understanding of what we DO know....please correct me..

Basically of the ones you mention, none are STANDARD ATSC with RF coaxial input...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2012-03-15, 12:32 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,497
Posted By balm
V?6 Drivers

Majortom,

Heres my latest test to confirm driver incompatibility, i think...

I installed the latest SmartDVB files:

I can ONLY get SmartDVB to run with 950Q WINTV V6 drivers installed, NOT...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2012-03-13, 09:51 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,497
Posted By balm
OK, I removed the program SmartDVB for now, and...

OK, I removed the program SmartDVB for now, and using WINTV7 only, looks like SmartDVB isnt going to work on this computer with this tuner stick. :(


thanks for trying anyway
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2012-03-13, 07:02 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,497
Posted By balm
Ah, thats what I suspect, it doesnt agree with...

Ah, thats what I suspect, it doesnt agree with the 950Q or at least 950Q v7 drivers....which you dont use
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2012-03-12, 11:20 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,497
Posted By balm
yes, correct, when I start program I get the...

yes, correct,

when I start program I get the device error, then I do OK on the error, then I go to devices, select Florian, then 950Q Cable appears AND 950Q ATSC appears in Devices, then I select...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2012-03-12, 10:39 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,497
Posted By balm
darn, thats right...bda & smartdvb...files ...

darn, thats right...bda & smartdvb...files


ok so now all are in place, but same old error, error starting device 950Q bda tuner (even after selecting it), atsc list is there...but program just...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2012-03-12, 09:36 PM
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Views: 113,497
Posted By balm
using bitzipper which works on rars, and worked...

using bitzipper which works on rars, and worked on all of them the other days, now its just the bda thats not extracting...


EDIT: using Winrar i get error - archive is unknown format or damaged
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2012-03-12, 09:25 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,497
Posted By balm
yes, but what are you extracting them with...

yes, but what are you extracting them with...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2012-03-12, 09:16 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,497
Posted By balm
thats the problem, I cant download the bda or...

thats the problem, I cant download the bda or smartdvb file in post #265 - 2 different errors
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2012-03-12, 08:49 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,497
Posted By balm
Thanks Majortom, yes, I will check that out...

Thanks Majortom,

yes, I will check that out once we get the program running again....

The last bda download you linked to gives me a Warning box, error opening...same problem with a file...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2012-03-12, 01:41 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,497
Posted By balm
majortom, Even though I enjoy antenna...

majortom,

Even though I enjoy antenna hobbies (since 2 yrs), I am not studied in this area...;) so all of this software application is a long learning curve, ...


I did a "Repair Install" of...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2012-03-10, 01:08 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,497
Posted By balm
Update

In fairness to Jacola (smartDVB), I must update you all as to my test using his SmartDVB program on ATSC.

Now that we have it all up & running, I think correctly (I still need to play with the...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2012-03-09, 07:12 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,497
Posted By balm
BTW, There is a possibility Jacola will...

BTW,


There is a possibility Jacola will be working on incorporating more ATSC signal data measurements in the future....so I stated there is a lot of interest & tried to encourage it. i also...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2012-03-08, 07:52 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,497
Posted By balm
Oddly, the first time we got the scanner working...

Oddly, the first time we got the scanner working for ATSC preset channels, it scanned a single channel (a weak NBC signal here) and displayed BOTH signal quality and signal strength....

I noted...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2012-03-08, 11:57 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,497
Posted By balm
Ok thanks Majortom, Been working 2 days...

Ok thanks Majortom,


Been working 2 days to get it running with the author, he is very patient and responsive !

We put new bda & exe files, the channels scan as physical channel #.


The...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2012-03-06, 09:32 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,497
Posted By balm
majortom, that application looks really...

majortom,

that application looks really cool, especially the sreenshot of the "blindscan" with signal power & quality BER data....


Unfortunately I couldnt get it all to run properly, I spent...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2012-03-06, 12:03 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,497
Posted By balm
thanks majortom, thats helpful. im going...

thanks majortom,


thats helpful. im going ultra small, because i dont like carry bulky laptop on the roof...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2012-03-05, 09:03 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,497
Posted By balm
thanks to all of you, majortom, i will...

thanks to all of you,

majortom,

i will check that out,

but being persistent, it bothers me I cant get the latest version of the products WINTV to work on my laptop, makes me wonder if its...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2012-03-05, 06:31 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,497
Posted By balm
update

I got the 950Q working wint its WinTV (version 6 only), on the laptop, but even on the laptop its excessively slow, and the few programs I have are bogging down.

So I guess that answers the...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2012-03-05, 01:40 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,497
Posted By balm
Thanks folks, for the input I guess my...

Thanks folks, for the input


I guess my question is whats the smallest (size) notebook that could be used with the USB tuners for OTA live viewing purposes only ?
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2012-03-05, 12:32 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,497
Posted By balm
ok thanks I noticed under the utilities for...

ok thanks

I noticed under the utilities for the 950 (which I assume is now discontinued, now its the 950Q), they have signal strength indicator software, but seems to only apply to that...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2012-03-05, 11:18 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,497
Posted By balm
signal data

Niverde,

I & many others would like to find signal quality data software also, but so far the only software I heard of is TSReader and it may not be compatible with all hardware - you check their...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2012-03-05, 11:12 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,497
Posted By balm
USB Tuner in netbook/notebook

Will USB tuners work properly in a netbook OR notebook.

The only other thread discussing this, was diverted and unclear response.

For example the Hauppaugge 950Q. The requirements say it needs...
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