[opendtv] Re: STB locks into Ch 4-2

  • From: Ron Economos <k6mpg@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2006 15:53:43 -0800

You can also disconnect the antenna to get out of this
"catch-22" bug.

Definitely a PSIP issue. My old Samsung tuner does
the same thing (makes me wonder if there's one
guy in Korea writing receiver PSIP code).


Manfredi, Albert E wrote:

>Here'e an odd thing. My Accurian, last night, decided that
>whenever I tuned it to Channel 4-2, it would lock into that
>channel and not permit me to do anything else except power
>After powering back up, the STB would still be tuned to
>4-2, and still stuck there.
>The only way out of this was to power down, then, while
>powering back up, keep pushing the channel change button, on
>the remote control or on the front panel, while the unit was
>coming back on line. In other words, try to prevent the STB
>from returning to the last station it was tuned to. This
>would knock it off Ch 4-2. Once you're off Ch 4-2, all's
>well again.
>Strange. Totally repeatable, last night. After the STB was
>working as usual, tune to Ch 4-2 again, and damned if it
>wouldn't get stuck again. Need to retry tonight. Is there
>some PSIP weirdness causing this?

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