[mythtv-users] DVB-S2 USB for MythTV
mythtv at harley-jones.co.uk
Sun Jun 12 09:20:32 UTC 2011
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:
>> * 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
>> mythtv-users mailing list
>> mythtv-users at mythtv.org
> 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!
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 :-)
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