[mythtv-users] Diseqc problem with SG2100 rotor and MythTV
mlists at dressler.ca
Sun Jun 10 19:52:12 UTC 2007
On Sun, 2007-06-10 at 18:49 +0200, Gert-Jan de Boer wrote:
> On zo, 2007-06-10 at 11:39 -0400, Mlists wrote:
> > > I'm at 6 degrees south. My manual said to turn with Diseqc to the
> > > nearest satellite with the lowest power (in my case Sirius at 5 east)
> > >
> > > Then I needed to turn the rotor until I got an image on my TV. To my
> > > knowledge 19.2e on the scale must be the 19.2e satellite.
> > >
> > > Besides: my setup worked for 3 years with a Dreambox DM500 and a MVision
> > > receiver using USALS (Diseqc 1.3)
> > >
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> > I'm using one of these motors and have been for a while. Best way
> > with Mythtv is to use USALS. Set your dish up to point DUE SOUTH.
> > Set the elevation and azimuth as per the book.
> > Then in Myth, set up your motor in the diseqc tree - don't forget to
> > add your LNB after the motor. Then add a satellite that's in the
> > sound like 91W or similar (depending on LNB you have). Do a scan for
> > channels or something similar and the dish/motor will turn to point to
> > that satellite. If everything was setup properly you should see a
> > lock. If you don't, then you have to loosen some ofthe bolts and turn
> > the entire thing ease/west up/down until you get the strongest signal.
> > After you have locked onto this first satellite, you should have no
> > problems getting the rest in!
> > Good luck.
> > Norm
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> Thanks for your advice. But my point is that all other devices work with
> USALS just the way it is alligned right now. Only mythtv deviates from
> the scale. If all other programs and receivers work fine, what's wrong
> with MythTV ?
> Even when I say turn to 0 MythTV turns to -2 (2 degrees West) this is
That is interesting... I think I had a similar problem -- it had to do
with the hemisphere I was in and making sure I set up USALS properly in
the diseqc tree. I'll have to look at my settings to see if I can find
where I had the problem again.
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