[vdr] Hook up a projector and channels disappear...

Lauri Tischler lwgt at iki.fi
Sat Jan 28 20:20:45 CET 2006

Sami Taipale wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm having weird problems with my vdr box. It has been working fine for a
> long time now, but a week ago some channels stopped showing. EPG data was
> there, but the picture was blank and there was no sound. Problematic
> channels were all in the same transponder (not sure if this is the correct
> term, kanavanippu in Finnish). I started investigating the problem today and
> noticed that if I hook up my video projector to the vdr-box the channels
> won't show. If the projector is not hooked up, the channels show OK (I
> checked this with vdradmin).
> Has anybody else had similar problems? How did you solve them? I have a
> spare display adapter and I might give it a try tomorrow.
> The most puzzling thing here is the fact that the vdr-box has worked fine
> for quite some time before this.

Some interference between the two.
How do they get mains voltage ?
Same outlet of 220V used for both ?
Both grounded properly ?

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