[linux-dvb] PCTV USB Stick artifacts

Markus Rechberger mrechberger at gmail.com
Tue Nov 28 00:19:41 CET 2006


Artifacts are caused by a bad signal usually, though I tested it for
beeing sure about this. The device works fine.

If you'd follow the original installation instruction it might work properly.
http://linuxtv.org/v4lwiki/index.php/Em2880

Markus

On 11/28/06, Federico Quagliata <federico at quagliata.org> wrote:
> I'm not the only one experiencing this problem.
>
> Newb and SqEyes on
>
>         http://tinyurl.com/y58pej
>
> explain it very well...
>
> SqEyes says:
> "I have a Pinnacle PCTV USB DVB-T Stick (detected as Zarlink). With Kaffeine
> I get artifacts every 2 seconds or so, typically only a few lines of
> blocking, but sometimes distorting the whole picture. Each time the
> distortion lasts about 1/3 of a second, and sort of fades in and out during
> that time."
>
>
> I also personally tried with VLC and Mplayer and it doesn't solve the
> problem.
>
> Someone managed to solve this problem?
>
> Greetings,
> Federico
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