I have recently bought a VisionDTV Mini Ter Terrestrial TV tuner... after lots of messing around I have finally been able to stick an aerial in it... trouble is, it still doesnt work.
Despite having a rooftop aerial plugged it, it refuses to indicate ANY quality or signal strength. To boot, it refuses to find any UK channels and I so far havent watched a single second of QVC or any of the other quality programming to be found on Freeview.
I'm a bit stumped, as I have followed the manual (broken English and poor in depth) to the word. There's not that much to actually muck about with anyway.
As far as I know, all the hardware and software is correctly installed.
Ok, how about you take a look at this from another angle... I recently bought a Gadmei TV Tuner, USB Box.. Manual English, not a chance.. All in Chinese.. but well 1000B (about 12pounds) from the local IT Emporium.. Anyway, i installed it and the Software that came with.. and it worked, for about 3 weeks, then i didn't use it for a couple of weeks.. I go back to let my Wife watch TV while i wanted to watch Chelsea on ESPN, and it didn't work.. Bugger..
Turns out, the Webcam, and a Camtasia Capture driver were taking over as preferred devices....
If you have another video driver such as a webcam or a Video Camera, maybe the software is seeing this as the preferred Input driver?
You also might try a couple of other TV Tuner software programs, such as WmeTV or FlyDS, have a look on Sourceforge.net or search google,
Finally, Make sure the software is setup as Pal.. and not Secam or NTSC
As per my post of 5 Jan at 20:57, I suggest you get an aerial man in to test your aerial.
I installed a Freeview set-top box about 12 months ago only to discover that my 10-year old aerial was no good for digital broadcasts.
I now have a digital aerial pointing at my local digital transmitter and a separate analogue aerial pointing in a SLIGHTLY different direction towards my local analogue transmitter (we have one TV for Freeview and another one for analogue channels only!).
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