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Forum: Hardware Support 06-19-2022, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By JustFred
I can't speak for Linux/unraid, but if you're...

I can't speak for Linux/unraid, but if you're running Windows, you can drive (only) one IR blaster from a Hauppauge capture device, and use the USB-UIRT to drive the other 3 blasters.

If you've...
Forum: SageTV Media Extender 03-04-2022, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 764
Posted By JustFred
I also was initially surprised that Component...

I also was initially surprised that Component (using analog audio) wasn't showing on that screenshot. Deeper investigation shows that (for whatever reason), the Hauppauge driver doesn't offer that...
Forum: SageTV Media Extender 03-01-2022, 10:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 764
Posted By JustFred
Analog audio (L & R) is used when any of the...

Analog audio (L & R) is used when any of the following inputs are selected:
* Component
* Composite
* S-Video

On the other hand, selecting "Component + SPDIF", uses Component inputs for video...
Forum: SageTV EPG Service 02-07-2022, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By JustFred
When multiple EPG lineups exist and a given...

When multiple EPG lineups exist and a given station exists in more than one lineup, the Program Guide only displays one of them. Example: Assume KTVUDT is available OTA as channel 2-1 (Station ID...
Forum: Hardware Support 01-17-2022, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 537,655
Posted By JustFred
Not that I'm aware of. The tuner merit...

Not that I'm aware of.

The tuner merit setting seems to be the source of much confusion and debate. There have been reports that merit seems to be ignored among tuners sharing a common EPG lineup.
Forum: Hardware Support 01-17-2022, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 537,655
Posted By JustFred
By choosing to *copy* an existing lineup in Sage,...

By choosing to *copy* an existing lineup in Sage, the resulting lineup is static; it's no longer automatically updated with changes from the original EPG source. Except for special cases, this is...
Forum: Hardware Support 01-13-2022, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 537,655
Posted By JustFred
The devices named DCT-HDHomeRun* (in...

The devices named DCT-HDHomeRun* (in opendct.properites) didn't get populated into sage.properties.

One likely cause: the SageTv program or service was already running when the DCT console was...
Forum: SageTV Software 12-01-2021, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By JustFred
Consider which provider is more likely to have...

Consider which provider is more likely to have ongoing channel # changes; manually remap #s for the most stable provider. My experience is that the cable co. is the most volatile, so I'd manually...
Forum: Hardware Support 11-25-2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By JustFred
It's very unusual for the tuner to go bad with...

It's very unusual for the tuner to go bad with the symptom described. More likely this is a result of the channel repack that occurred. Try performing a channel scan on each tuner having this...
Forum: General Discussion 11-23-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,270
Posted By JustFred
Fear not! Odds are, it's the external power...

Fear not! Odds are, it's the external power supply that died (not the box itself). Replacements are cheap and readily available.

It's not likely that I'll be abandoning Sage anytime soon,...
Forum: Hardware Support 11-21-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 587
Posted By JustFred
Did you perform a rescan with both the HDHR Setup...

Did you perform a rescan with both the HDHR Setup utility AND from within Sage?

I'm assuming that "from the main viewer" means viewing from either Live TV or the Program Guide screens. In these...
Forum: Hardware Support 10-05-2021, 05:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,047
Posted By JustFred
My experience with the HDPVR using HDMI input was...

My experience with the HDPVR using HDMI input was terrible. Numerous "random" lockups, which were traced to program-stream changes from the source, usually occurring at commercial insertion or other...
Forum: Hardware Support 09-27-2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 89,239
Posted By JustFred
Although you may have this working without the...

Although you may have this working without the "cmd" or quotes in the registry entry, I strongly encourage using the following, since it's less fragile (less likely to break later with some future...
Forum: Hardware Support 09-26-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 89,239
Posted By JustFred
Several items of note: 1. If SageTv is running...

Several items of note:
1. If SageTv is running as a service, when ExeMultiTuner launches the .bat file, Windows won't open a cmd window. It's not good to use Pause in this case, since it leaves...
Forum: Hardware Support 09-24-2021, 10:10 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 89,239
Posted By JustFred
To invoke the batch file from EXEMultiTuner, see...

To invoke the batch file from EXEMultiTuner, see this post: https://forums.sagetv.com/forums/showthread.php?p=619895#post619895
Forum: Hardware Support 09-16-2021, 07:44 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 89,239
Posted By JustFred
Post a copy of the batch file that's currently...

Post a copy of the batch file that's currently working. Shouldn't be too hard to tweak it to control multiple WMC tuners.
Forum: Hardware Support 09-06-2021, 08:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,672
Posted By JustFred
I once had a similar problem, where just one of...

I once had a similar problem, where just one of my 4 HDHR tuners had occasional problems tuning to one particular station. Turned out that the wall-wart (power supply) was going bad. No idea why...
Forum: Hardware Support 09-03-2021, 01:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,672
Posted By JustFred
Ditto here. Looking at your whiteboard...

Ditto here.



Looking at your whiteboard pix, it appears the stations of interest are spread across approx. a 60 deg. angle. So based upon the DB8 datasheet (pg 4), I'd try a single DB8 with...
Forum: Hardware Support 09-02-2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,672
Posted By JustFred
Yes, try replacing that amp with a simple 2-way...

Yes, try replacing that amp with a simple 2-way splitter.

What was the reason for adding the amp in the first place? A common misconception is that an amp will magically "improve things". But...
Forum: Hardware Support 09-01-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,672
Posted By JustFred
Without knowing your exact coordinates and exact...

Without knowing your exact coordinates and exact channels involved, I can only make some general observations.

1. LTE *interference* is less likely than LTE *overloading* that Lindsay LSA84 amp...
Forum: Hardware Support 06-06-2021, 07:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,585
Posted By JustFred
The usb-uirt box has one blaster built-in to the...

The usb-uirt box has one blaster built-in to the "front" of the box. It also has a mini-jack (1/8" tip-ring-sleve) on the back that allows plugging in 2 more blasters via a standard Y cable. A...
Forum: Hardware Support 06-05-2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,585
Posted By JustFred
As you've discovered, Hauppauge is only able to...

As you've discovered, Hauppauge is only able to control one IR blaster, no matter how many Hauppauge cards are installed. Depending on your specific STB, you might be able to control it via the...
Forum: SageTV Linux 05-29-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,186
Posted By JustFred
Yes, Sage uses (free) over-the-air EIT to update...

Yes, Sage uses (free) over-the-air EIT to update its program guide for OTA channels. But as others have mentioned, Schedules Direct tends to be the preferred EPG provider.

The Sage User's Guide...
Forum: SageTV Software 04-13-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,379
Posted By JustFred
Assuming no Comskip and no transcoding, that's...

Assuming no Comskip and no transcoding, that's probably massive overkill on both the CPU and memory. All 3 systems in my sig (all quad core) also run BlueIris video surveillance software in addition...
Forum: SageTV Software 04-12-2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,379
Posted By JustFred
Just as well (or poorly) as they have with...

Just as well (or poorly) as they have with v9.1.8.


Yes. I'm running a mixture of the oldest (white) dual-channel units, a pair of newer dual (black) HDHR-3US and a pair of HDHR Primes.
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