[vdr] Set/Increase pause while playing live tv

André Weidemann Andre.Weidemann at web.de
Mon Aug 12 18:42:58 CEST 2013

Hi Rainer,

On 12.08.2013 16:28, Rainer Blickle wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> i have the following setup:
> - vdr 1.7.36
> - pvr350-device with pvrinput- and pvr350-plugin
> - a TechnoTrend (PCI) DVB-C device
> - a Sundtek DVB-C USB stick
> with this setup i have the following problem:
> While watching live tv (of course in transfer mode) everything is ok.
> When recording and watching with my pci dvb device everything is still
> ok. When watching and recording with the usb stick (video directory is
> on an usb hard disk), i am getting artifacts and "hanging" pictures (the
> picture hangs for less than 0.2...0.3 seconds). The recordings on the
> hard disks are ok.
> Now i want to increase the delay from receiving to displaying the
> dvb-stream => increase the pause while playing live tv.
> I havn't found a way neigher in vdr nor in pvr350 ? Any idea ?

I'd assume your problem results from both devices being attached to the 
same USB Root HUB. If your mainboard has more then 2 USB ports try to 
switch devices to different ports.
If possible try to record to an internal HDD or a NAS-Filer. See if this 
will "cure" the problem.


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