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Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2016-02-14, 05:08 PM
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Posted By stampeder
Thumbs up Hauppauge 950Q Memory Issue and Fix - Linux

I've been using Hauppauge 950Q USB ATSC tuner sticks on my Linux MythTV backend for years and never came across a certain memory-related issue until a few days ago. For the first time ever, during a...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2009-11-07, 03:56 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,714
Posted By stampeder
Elgato's new teeny-weeny USB TV Tuner - world's smallest

Did I mention its tiny? Elgato has released the EyeTV DTT DeLuxe with their usual Mac support but also with a full set of WIndows drivers too. Sorry, its only for DVB-T but no word of an ATSC version...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2009-10-05, 12:53 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,714
Posted By stampeder
I think you meant this thread, Roger? Signal...

I think you meant this thread, Roger?

Signal Analyzers and Meters for OTA (http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/showthread.php?t=96705&highlight=analyzer)
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2009-09-30, 01:51 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,714
Posted By stampeder
tzap, azap command line tools

RamKat and mlord, for Linux there are the command line tzap and azap tools found in the dvbtools package that can be helpful for directly tuning ATSC channels based on an already existing text file...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2009-09-30, 01:46 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,714
Posted By stampeder
Sadly I've heard the same thing said too... ...

Sadly I've heard the same thing said too...

Fork!!! :D
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2009-09-29, 12:56 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,714
Posted By stampeder
RamKat, if you win a lottery there are some...

RamKat, if you win a lottery there are some fantastic OTA signal analyzers out there by Sencore and other companies (Tom.F.1 has info on them) that would do exactly what you want for antenna aim...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2009-09-29, 12:52 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,714
Posted By stampeder
Did you submit a patch to mythtv for that, mlord?...

Did you submit a patch to mythtv for that, mlord? I wonder if they're still accepting them for this version. Your point about comparing the values generated by different hardware is one that many...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2009-09-28, 01:00 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,714
Posted By stampeder
I wish there were some good signal analysis tools...

I wish there were some good signal analysis tools for the 950Q like the pcHDTV 5500 has, but I don't know of any at this time. Anyone?

With all ATSC tuner devices MythTV gives the signal level in...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2009-09-28, 12:48 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,714
Posted By stampeder
Precisely. The software implementation across a...

Precisely. The software implementation across a variety of ATSC tuner brands and devices is widely different, such as between rival manufacturers using the same chipsets. See Post #17 in the OTA FAQ...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2009-06-24, 10:52 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,714
Posted By stampeder
recneps77 is exactly right - the rate of cooling...

recneps77 is exactly right - the rate of cooling is better even if the air from the power supply is warm. Same principle as wind chill.
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2009-06-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,714
Posted By stampeder
Hmmm... copper tubing wrapped around them for...

Hmmm... copper tubing wrapped around them for water cooling! :)
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2009-06-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,714
Posted By stampeder
I've got two 950Qs and I made sure to use the...

I've got two 950Qs and I made sure to use the little USB extension cables that came with them so that they are suspended in mid air rather than inserted into the back of the PC. My Mythbackend box is...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2009-02-06, 02:07 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,714
Posted By stampeder
Oyyy... thanks for the wake-up! :D Okay, just...

Oyyy... thanks for the wake-up! :D Okay, just poured another coffee.

Oshawa != Ottawa
Oshawa != Ottawa
Oshawa != Ottawa

linuxguru, see the link in recneps77's post!
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2009-02-06, 01:25 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,714
Posted By stampeder
linuxguru, if you read through the Oshawa...

linuxguru, if you read through the Oshawa Reception Results thread you can see the other stations you would probably get with a proper antenna.

If you post your results in there can you please put...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2008-12-05, 02:38 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,714
Posted By stampeder
We keep a list of OTA channels in Ottawa (several...

We keep a list of OTA channels in Ottawa (several of which are digital) and other Canadian cities here:

http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=129

msprague, click on these links too:
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2006-11-26, 03:58 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,714
Posted By stampeder
Here's Hauppauge's web page on the USB HVR-950: ...

Here's Hauppauge's web page on the USB HVR-950:

http://www.hauppauge.com/images/hvr950_top.jpg

http://www.hauppauge.com/pages/products/data_hvr950.html
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2006-11-08, 02:07 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,714
Posted By stampeder
Ryan, I think you'll find that we are quite the...

Ryan, I think you'll find that we are quite the sceptics here. :)
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2006-11-06, 10:23 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,714
Posted By stampeder
It was ATSC itself, not this particular tuner...

Let's be clear here that what you saw was something that is common knowledge: ATSC 5th Generation chipsets (they've been out for almost 3 years now) provide superior picture quality to Digital QAM...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2006-11-06, 09:28 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,714
Posted By stampeder
Ryan, I do not recommend that old site to you,...

Ryan, I do not recommend that old site to you, your customers, or to readers of this site.

Come to DHC's own OTA Knowledge Base & FAQ instead for its more thorough and helpful information and...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2006-10-23, 05:06 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,714
Posted By stampeder
Macintosh-based posts about portable OTA gear...

Macintosh-based posts about portable OTA gear moved here:

http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/showthread.php?t=38850
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2006-10-02, 01:17 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 113,714
Posted By stampeder
USB2.0 Digital TV Tuners

http://www.pinnaclesys.com/PublicSite/us/Products/Consumer+Products/PCTV+Tuners/PCTV+Analog_Digital+PVR/PCTV+HD+Pro+Stick
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