[mythtv-users] Stable DVB-S2 hardware

Josu Lazkano josu.lazkano at gmail.com
Sun Jun 5 15:59:48 UTC 2011

2011/6/5 mythtv . <mythtv at harley-jones.co.uk>:
> On 5 June 2011 12:53, w.f.mythbuster at gmail.com <w.f.mythbuster at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Hallo
>> With BBC moving its HD channels to DVB-S2 an Canal Digital (Netherlands)
>> moving it's SD channels to DVB-S2 the coming year its time to ugrade my
>> backend.
>> So I am looking for stable DVB-S2 tunercards that have good CI
>> support.(all dutch channels are encrypted)
>> I prefer PCIe,USB,Firewire in favor of PCI.
>> Firewire
>> In only find these.
>> http://digital-everywhere.com/
>> http://linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/DVB-S2_IEEE1394_Devices
>> I know the manufacturer is gone but i can find these devices on second
>> hand pages.
>> I would be interested in the floppy version.
>> USB
>> In find these.
>> http://www.tbsdtv.com/english/product/QBoxS2CI.html
>> http://www.dvbshop.net/product_info.php/info/p160_SATELCO-EasyWatch-HDTV-USB-CI--DVB-S2-.html
>> http://www.dvbshop.net/product_info.php/info/p119_TechnoTrend-Connect-S2-3650-HDTV-S2-USB-CI-inkl--TT-Viewer.html
>> Does anybody use any of the above cards?
>> Or any other that is stable.
>> Thanks in advance.
>> Wim
> I have a Tevii S660 USB card that is DVB-S2. It is currently on the shelf as
> I could not get it to work reliably. It seemed to lock up after a short
> amount of time but I am yet to try and persevere with it....so in summary I
> wouldnt go with it even though it provides Linux drivers unless someone here
> can sya they have one reliably working in which case I would love to hear
> from you!
> Martin

Hello, I have two Tevii S470 PCIe cards, it works great on both MythTV
system. I was thing on buy the Tevii S660 one, but I will wait to more
replys on this topic.


Josu Lazkano

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