[mythtv-users] Re: DVB-S Users: Anyone have C-band?

Mike Frisch mfrisch at isurfer.ca
Sun Oct 30 22:38:38 EST 2005

On 30-Oct-05, at 8:40 PM, Greg Grotsky wrote:

> So I imagine that there is another box that your remote talks to  
> and that controls which satellite your dish is aimed at.  What I  
> really want to do is have my computer control all the aiming and  
> tuning and not have to deal with satellite numbers and letters.  Is  
> there any hardware/software out there that will do this?  I just  
> want to tell it to tune to channel X and have the computer adjust  
> everything that it needs to in order to recieve the transmission.   
> A perfect setup! :)

The 4DTV is an integrated receiver with a positioner.

There are C-Band receivers that have RS-232 interfaces for computer  
control but they're not capable of receiving 4DTV (DigiCipher II)  


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