[clug] low profile dual digital tuner for mythtv

Eyal Lebedinsky eyal at eyal.emu.id.au
Thu Mar 3 01:15:32 MST 2011

On 03/03/2011 10:42, Sam Couter wrote:
> Ahmed El Zein<ahmed at azein.com>  wrote:
>> Sam,
>> I tried a usb tuner once and I was unable to pick up a signal with an
>> internal antenna. worked fine if plugged into an external one though.
>> I noticed a huge difference in signal strength when I switched over to
>> a PCI tunner. What is your experience with these?
> I didn't find any difference with the PCI tuner I used before the USB
> tuners - they both really need an external antenna, and the tiny one that
> came in the box wasn't good enough where I live. The house already had a
> TV antenna installed.

Yes, I surely use a good external antenna. The small whip, often included,
Can be OK on a clear day with good view of the transmitting tower. But It
is not good for reliable all-time usage.


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