[mythtv-users] Satip - cannot change Diseqc position

Klaas de Waal klaas.de.waal at gmail.com
Wed Nov 30 22:15:00 UTC 2022

On Wed, 30 Nov 2022 at 19:58, Johan Van der Kolk <johan.vanderkolk at gmail.com>

> Been running a long time with standard DVB-S cards but thought to try my
> luck with satip, now the new “capture card” is available in Myth 0.32.
> So running 0.32/fixes on Ubuntu 22.04, compiled Myth the day before
> yesterday from (git)source.
> Installed minisatip as a Sat->IP server, also a fresh compile, allocated
> my 4 DVB-S tuners and ran a channelscan from mythtv-setup. That works fine.
> However I have a triple LNB and need to use Diseqc 1.0 to change between
> the satellites.
> The channel search on the SatIP capture card always sends a “src=1” to
> minisatip, which means it always selects the lowest diseqc position (AA).
> How do I get mythtv-setup to send the src=2 and src=3 commands so I can
> use the 2nd and 3rd DiseqC position?
> For testing, I created a playlist for VLC for use with DiseqC position
> “AB” (src=2) and that works fine.
> It’s probably hidden somewhere, but after 2 days of searching and trying
> to assign different video sources I can’t seem to find how to.
> Probably simple though once you know it.
> MythTV SatIP does not support DiSEqC. It is an interesting feature and I
am willing to look at it but I just did not know at the time that the
"src=1"does select a DiSEqC position. Does that work only for the four
channel switches or also for the sixteen channel DiSEqC 1.1 switches?
Pointers to documentation would be appreciated.

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