[mythtv-users] MythTV and twin-tuner Freesat

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Wed Nov 11 02:10:52 UTC 2009

2009/11/11 Nick Rout <nick.rout at gmail.com>:
> On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 2:23 PM, Nick Morrott <knowledgejunkie at gmail.com> wrote:
>> You'll need a dual/quad LNB on your dish, and 2 (or more) cables
>> running down to your machine
> Not necessarily. Here in NZ I use a single LNB and a single cable,
> which is then split by a splitter and goes into two DVB-S cards.
> However we are lucky here in that all the useful stuff on the
> satellite (optus d1) is horizontal polarity. If it was a mix of
> horizontal and vertical I think I would need 2 LNB's.

UK Freesat uses several muxes of both H and V polarities, so the OP
will need 2 LNBs if using 2 DVB-S tuners.

Astra2D details here:
Eurobird1 details here:


Nick Morrott

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