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

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Mon Oct 10 21:48:49 UTC 2011

On Mon, Oct 10, 2011 at 8:23 PM, linux guy <linuxguy123 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

Yes it could be done that way, but most computer based tuners can
switch between polarizations at will.

Of course the other options is that you have 2 LNBs pointed at
different satellites.

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