[linux-dvb] Reception problems with af9015 based USB stick

Antti Palosaari crope at iki.fi
Sat Nov 22 20:23:01 CET 2008

Richard Palmer wrote:
> Hi,
>   After abandoning my nova-t pci card due to the never ending usb
>   disconnect/i2c problems, I thought I'd try a cheap dvb stick from
>   Maplin's (Twinhan af9015 based).

I have same stick here.
>   Whilst it works well in single mode (in dual mode neither tuner
>   worked), there seem to be a lot more 'pops' in the sound and blocks
>   appearing in the picture. Are there any more tuning options I can try when
>   loading the module?. I have re-scanned the channels in MythTV but no
>   improvement. I know it's not a signal strength problem as both a set-top box
>   and the nova-t ran from the same aerial without these problems.

I made test version that uses different tuner driver. Please test if it 
helps. http://linuxtv.org/hg/~anttip/af9015-mxl500x/

>   I'm running Mythbuntu on a 2.6.24-19 kernel.
> Many thanks,
> Richard


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