[mythtv-users] Failed to find any channel (DVB-S)
myth at pbj-design.dk
Wed Dec 15 07:05:54 UTC 2010
On 15-12-2010 07:34, zito skeete wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 5:18 PM, Nick Morrott
> <knowledgejunkie at gmail.com <mailto:knowledgejunkie at gmail.com>> wrote:
> On 14 December 2010 12:05, zito skeete
> <zorionmartin at googlemail.com <mailto:zorionmartin at googlemail.com>>
> > Hi
> > On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 10:42 AM, George Poulson
> <george.poulson at gmail.com <mailto:george.poulson at gmail.com>>
> > wrote:
> >> You don't say where in the World you are but as you mention
> Freesat and
> >> BSkyB I'm guessing you are in the UK and your dish is aligned
> towards Astra
> >> at 19.2 or 28.2'E (I am in the UK and I receive both on my
> standard 'Sky
> >> dish')
> > Sorry if in my haste that I didn't mention my location, yes I'm
> in the UK
> > and am indeed aware of the fact that the dish is pointing to one
> of the two
> > Astra satellites.
> The Astra 28.2E cluster (2A/2C/2D) is all you need to point at for UK
> Freesat. Astra 19.2E is for continental Europe and you'll probably
> need a dish larger than 40cm (and motor) if you want to receive it
> The dish is for Astra 28.2E definitely, though there may be an Astra
> 19.2E that I'm not aware of.
There is a Astra on 19,2
Anstra on 26.2E
Hotbird 0n 16E
Caurse I have all those in my setup up and running an working.
> As for the Freesat/BSkyB distinction - the free to air channels on
> Freesat are the same (as in the same stream of bytes received from the
> same transponder on the same satellite) as you'll receive via Sky, so
> don't worry about the names of the multiplexes you see during a scan.
> Should be no problem then.
> >>> I live in a flat with shared dishes so can only just plug in the
> >>> satellite cable in one of the two feeds on wall.
> >> As you effectively have a single fixed dish I would say you
> just need to
> >> set the 'DiSEqC' settings to just 'LNB' and 'Universal (Europe)'
> > Same thing I did as in method #1 listed in my original post and
> for that I
> > just get a "Failed to find any channel" popup in mythtv-setup.
> In any case,
> > I will attempt to do it over again later this week as I'm
> missing a few
> > accessory. I will also attempt to get a more verbose error log from
> > mythtv-setup as the previous one didn't output anything significant.
> Based on the fact kaffeine works, I still think you have an LNB
> misconfiguration. If you reopen mythtv-setup after your normal DVB-S
> configuration procedure, does the LNB status show "Connected"? If it
> doesn't, it needs to be fixed before you'll be able to receive
> LNB setup has been a long-time problem with DVB-S configuration (IME
> and based on following this list) - the mythtv-setup rewrite should
> hopefully make configuration a lot simpler.
> I will attempt to do so later. In all cases the LNB status showed
> "Unconnected". I have a question though, what exactly do I need to do
> to fix the LNB status? Do you mean the 2nd method that I listed in my
> original post, i.e:
> Capture card -> DiSEqC in the configuration of the capture card ->
> "(Unconnected)" -> switch -> switch Type - DiSEqC, number of port 2 ->
> ESC -> "(Unconnected)" -> LNB from the list (switch, rotor, LNB) ->
> "Universal (Europe)"
> The dish is not accessible to me since I live in a shared flat, so I
> cannot do anything wrt LNB on the dish itself.
> Thanks for the input
> best regards,
> mythtv-users mailing list
> mythtv-users at mythtv.org
I have 3LNB on a 4p DiSeQ
port 1 --> HotBird 16
port 2 --> Astra 19,2
port 3 --> Unconnected
port 4 --> Astra 26,2 E
And getting almost 11000channels on this setup!
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