[mythtv-users] TV-Home anyone ?
Gert van der Knokke
gertk at xs4all.nl
Tue Oct 19 21:05:16 UTC 2004
Mark Wormgoor wrote:
>>Are there any chances of getting the Dutch TV-Home (as done by Essent
>>cablecom) digital broadcast into MythTV?
>>There were once some advertisments of getting TV-Home directly on your
>>computer (or was that UPC?)
>>But I haven't found anything on the web.
>>It seems it is not broadcasted in DVB-T but you need a special Panasonic
>>or Nokia receiver to view it (with a smartcard that is) These receivers
>>have no digital connection capabilities (other than sound).
>DVB-T is DVB terrestrial (Digitenne / KPN Digitale televisie). You're
>looking for DVB-C (DVB over cable). But both Essent and Casema use
>Irdeto-Simulcrypt. I don't know if there is a supported decoder for those
Hmm... I have a PCI card here that has a tuner and a chip named:
DVB-C Receiver <---
It came from a small Siemens media computer system intended for use in
It also has a SAA7164A and a TMX320AV7110GFN chip and of course a
This Siemens computer had a slot in front where a smartcard could be put
in, the reader is on a separate PCB.
I looked into the settings of a stand-alone Panasonic DVB-C receiver as
used by TV-Home and it 'does' QAM64
as multiplexing technique. I don't know if this card can handle such a
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