[mythtv-users] Big Myth system (2-3 satellite receivers + capture devices, 5 tvs, Samsung DLNA) ?

linux guy linuxguy123 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 10 07:23:47 UTC 2011

On Sun, Oct 9, 2011 at 2:07 PM, Simon Hobson <linux at thehobsons.co.uk> wrote:

> linux guy wrote:
> >I checked into this.  Any system using the Motorola HDPVR 630 needs
> >2 satellite feeds to run all the channels on the receiver.  You
> >cannot use a switch or a splitter.
> >If you run 1 feed to this receiver, you will not get all the
> >channels.  Ditto for the older 530.
> Are you sure you have that right ?

Yes, very sure.  Experienced it with 3 different 530/630 receivers, sure.
And I asked my friend and he says the same thing.

I think 1 feed handles half the polarizations and the other feed handles the
rest.  You need both feeds for all the channels.
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