[mythtv-users] MythTv and what to control a Satellite Diseqc motor
colonelguf at gmail.com
Tue Jan 19 10:36:08 UTC 2021
On Mon, Jan 18, 2021 at 2:44 PM Klaas de Waal <klaas.de.waal at gmail.com>
> On Mon, 18 Jan 2021 at 15:04, KKing <kicking177 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I have a Technomate 2600 satellite motor which is controlled via a
>> failing Technomate satellite receiver while I watch via a cheap 2nd
>> satellite receiver.
>> I'm looking at using MythTv, can MythTV control the motor?
>> Does it depend on type of DVB card I get for PC?
>> Any recommendations or suggestions.
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> There is definitely DiSEqC satellite motor control present in the MythTV
> code. I do expect any DVB-S/S2 card to work but you can check the DiSEqC
> support of the card with what your satellite motor requires. According to
> the comment in the code DiSEqC 1.2 and 1.3 should be OK.
> However, I do not have a satellite motor myself and I am not aware of any
> MythTV user that actually has a motorized satellite.
> Your mileage may vary....
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Yes, Mythtv will send the DiSEqC commands to move a dish. I had a setup
like this several years ago. You will need a motor drive that accepts the
commands and moves the dish, something like this
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