Question about Hauppauge WinTV HVR-1600 - ATSC HDTV receiver / analog TV tuner / video input ad (1181)

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No Channels I recently bought this product and I am very unclear how to use it. I've installed the device and the drivers and everything seems to be working alright. Then I had to scan for channels. I scanned using the format NTSC_M and it only found 2 channels. I live in Omaha, NE and I am using Cox Cable and just have the basic cable package and digital internet service. I know this device does not accept digital cable. So basically what I'm asking is does anybody know why I would only be getting two channels? If you need more information, I will do my best to provide it. Thanks.

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  • jpattavina Aug 17, 2007

    I'll get more time to mess around with it early next week.

    You might be right about scanning ATSC because that is what seems logical since I'm only getting two channels but I'm pretty sure I didn't select that. Anyways, I'll have to try the video source button. Thanks for the help. I'll repost probably Monday of next week hopefully with a solution.

  • jpattavina Aug 21, 2007

    Just didn't get enough time to mess around with the software. Once I did, this solution worked fine...thanks for the help.

  • Anonymous Mar 01, 2008

    have Bell express vue and cant get channels using s-video, atsc, digital, or analog. would like a suggestion on what to do.



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First check to make sure your coax cable is in the correct slot, (Make sure it is plugged into the outside port). The other port on there is the ATSC antenna which would only be useful for over the air broadcasts if your area has them (I believe Omaha, NE would be able to get KETV over the air)and if you have an applicable antenna. You are using the proper format (NTSC_M), if you are using the WinTV application, on the upper left side of the screen you will see your channel up/down buttons, in-between them is an addition button for video source, try changing this to see if you are able to scan more channels. My initial reaction is that you are using the ATSC tuner for scanning the channels. I will check back frequently to check for more information for you.

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