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Forum: Hardware Support 11-25-2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 96
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: 6
Views: 293
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: 162
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: 1,272
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: 369
Views: 78,746
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: 369
Views: 78,746
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: 369
Views: 78,746
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: 369
Views: 78,746
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: 20
Views: 1,163
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: 20
Views: 1,163
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: 20
Views: 1,163
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: 20
Views: 1,163
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: 1,218
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: 1,218
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: 825
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: 8
Views: 596
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: 8
Views: 596
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.
...
Forum: SageTV Media Extender 04-01-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,468
Posted By JustFred
Might be worth updating to newer extender...

Might be worth updating to newer extender firmware, v20110217-2: https://forums.sagetv.com/forums/showthread.php?p=481317&postcount=15

My notes say to avoid the last version, v20110506-0, which...
Forum: SageTV Downloads & Instructions 04-01-2021, 09:25 AM
Replies: 592
Views: 463,457
Posted By JustFred
If there's more than one Hauppauge IR-capable...

If there's more than one Hauppauge IR-capable device/tuner installed, only one of them will actually drive the IR blaster. But there's no way to explicitly select which device is used. I can't find...
Forum: SageTV Software 03-14-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,254
Posted By JustFred
The Sage user manual is available for download...

The Sage user manual is available for download here: http://download.sage.tv/SageTV_Manual.pdf
Or a somewhat updated online version: https://sagetv.fandom.com/wiki/Manual
Both include general...
Forum: Hardware Support 02-26-2021, 10:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,609
Posted By JustFred
It's best to always reboot your computer after...

It's best to always reboot your computer after manually moving/copying/replacing any of the .dll's. Without the reboot, Windows might continue to access/use the previous dll (it might still be...
Forum: Hardware Support 02-21-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,609
Posted By JustFred
The Command submenu links existing codes to...

The Command submenu links existing codes to commands. On the other hand, IR learning is performed within the Setup Video Sources menu. Chapter 5 of the SageTv User's Guide details the process.
Forum: Hardware Support 02-18-2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 659
Posted By JustFred
Welcome Matt, The HDHomerun Dual tuner...

Welcome Matt,
The HDHomerun Dual tuner continues to work just fine with Sage. I've had a pair of these running for years.

Current (i.e, applicable to Sage v9.2.2), detailed HDHR setup...
Forum: Hardware Support 02-08-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 483,080
Posted By JustFred
Have a look at the HDHR setup instructions here:...

Have a look at the HDHR setup instructions here: https://sagetv.fandom.com/wiki/Appendix_Q:_Supported_Tuners_and_Capture_Devices#SiliconDust_HDHomeRun_Setup_Instructions
Forum: Hardware Support 01-24-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,099
Posted By JustFred
Clarification: Sage natively supports HDHR tuners...

Clarification: Sage natively supports HDHR tuners for ATSC and/or ClearQAM. But when CableCard is used, OpenDCT (or the older SageDCT) is also required.

In all cases, the HDHR Setup app must be...
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