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No channels after scanning analog cable on Hauppauge 1600

I don't have a cable box. The cable goes directly into a cable-ready TV. So there's no need to use channel 3 or 4 as an RF source on my Hauppauge 1600, right? I've scanned in both cable & Cable HRC modes with no results. I've tested the cable line & it's OK. I've checked to see if I plugged into the correct input on the PCI board, that's OK--So what goes??? is there a setting I've missed?

Athlon 64 3200+, windows xp Service Pack 2
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  • beaglis Feb 09, 2009

    I have same problem. Have cablevision.

  • Francisco A
    Francisco A May 11, 2010

    Did you install the software with the tv tuner?

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I have exactly the same problem with the very same equipment but I may have found a solution. Try scanning for DVB-T channels and you may find some success. I also recommend printing up the WinTV user manual and reading it. I'm not big on reading manuals but this one actually has a lot of useful info. I will try to fix my setup and let you know if it works. Today it is recording all 6 Star War episodes till 2 am plugged in through the set top box (can't interupt)

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