[mythtv-users] DVB-S2 USB for MythTV

Josu Lazkano josu.lazkano at gmail.com
Sun Jun 12 20:34:14 UTC 2011

2011/6/12 mythtv . <mythtv at harley-jones.co.uk>:
> On 12 June 2011 10:16, mythtv . <mythtv at harley-jones.co.uk> wrote:
>> On 11 June 2011 12:15, Josu Lazkano <josu.lazkano at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hello list, I want to update my MythTV system adding a DVB-S2 USB
>>> card, it must be USB because I have no more PCI/PCIe slots. I actually
>>> have 2 DVB-T USB cards and 1 DVB-S2 PCIe card (Tevii S470).
>>> I look on the LinuxTV wiki and I got these ones:
>>> http://linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/DVB-S2_USB_Devices
>>>    * DVBWorld HD 2104 FTA USB Box
>>>    * DVBWorld DVBWorld HD 2104 CA+CI USB Box
>>>    * Sundtek Sundtek SkyTV Ultimate
>>>    * TeVii S650
>>>    * TeVii S660
>>> I use to buy on dvbshop.net, and they have these ones:
>>>    * TeVii S660 DVB-S2 USB
>>>    * Technotrend S2-3600 HDTV-S2 USB
>>> Can someone tell his experience with this cards? I wan to use it on a
>>> Debian Squeeze system.
>>> Thanks for all your help and best regards.
>>> --
>>> Josu Lazkano
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>> Jose,
>> Would be very interested to hear how you have set your system up! I have 2
>> Hauppauge Nova-TD USB sticks for DVB-T working flawlessly. I did try getting
>> DVB-S2 woirking alongside but gave up!
>> For info I was using the Tevii S660 USB DVB-S2 box but never got it a bit
>> of a battle tuning it and integrating it with my existing DVB-T system. I
>> really only want it for adding BBC-HD etc.
>> To answer your question, one of the main problems with the Tevii box seems
>> to be that it hangs and requires rebooting but also requires rebooting the
>> MythTV box which is just totally impractical! I have found some references
>> on the net to someone who has updated and hacked the Tevii driver but since
>> moving have not yet tried this. I have some more sat cable to maybe give it
>> a go in the next week or two.
>> So to answer your question, I found problems with the Tevii S660 (which
>> kind of made the rest of my trial a bit tricky!). I run this on a Revo R3610
>> so PCI is a no-go for me!
>> Martin
> Josu (apologies spelt your name wrong in last post!)
> If you are nearby you could borrow my Tevii box to try and tell me how you
> got it working, buy one and give me mine back with instructions :-)
> Martin
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Hello Martin, I found some people that has working it, just search on google.

I want to know your experience with these DVB-S2 USB devices.

If I get your Tevii box, I could not return it, xD. I will tell you
how to configure if I buy the Tevii one.

Thanks and best regards.

Josu Lazkano

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