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Topic # 96515 29-Jan-2012 17:49 Send private message

Hi,

I'm having trouble detecting all the Sky channels for NZ. In Windows using NextPVR and For the record, and I had to manually set my LNB settings to
Low: 10750000
Hi: 10750000
LNB Switch Freq: 10750000

Then I was able to pickup every channel. But I don't know how to do this in TVHeadEnd. I was also able to do this in MythTV, but would rather use TVHeadEnd as seems easier for most things (decryption was a breeze).

I can't seem to get any of the DVB-S2 muxes to work, but I believe this is due to the LNB settings.

Anyone use tvheadend before? now how to set these?

My Windows box has become too unstable, lots of BSODs, mostly around my TBS-6984 (tried every driver, with no success).  

I'm using xbmc as frontend so I'm not dependant on an OS for the server.

Cheers guys 

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  Reply # 574768 29-Jan-2012 22:49 Send private message

managed to get this working by downloading source code from github and change the settings for the "standard" lnb to 10750000, 10750000, 10750000. once that was done I was able to tune every channel.

just incase someone else ever needs to do this.

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  Reply # 574886 30-Jan-2012 11:48 Send private message

How did you change the settings? I think I'm having similar issues. Keen to get TVHeadEnd working.



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  Reply # 575084 30-Jan-2012 20:59 Send private message

PANiCnz: How did you change the settings? I think I'm having similar issues. Keen to get TVHeadEnd working.


downloading the source from github, searched the source code for "Universal" (only in 1 file, appears about 3 times, the last instance has an array you can edit).  Changed "Standard" to 107500000 to high, low and err the other one.  then compiled and replaced the binary. 

i used these instructions to compile
https://www.lonelycoder.com/redmine/projects/tvheadend/wiki/Tvheadend_NTSC

let me know if you get stuck. 



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  Reply # 575117 30-Jan-2012 22:32 Send private message

heres all my frequencies aswell. from a for the record file, but lists each one and what channels are on them, not complete but all the channels i use

<satellites>
<sat name="Optus D1 (160.0E)" flags="0" position="1600">
<!-- DVB-S2: TV 1 HD, TV 2 HD, TV 3 HD, SM Greats HD -->
<transponder frequency="12358000" symbol_rate="22500000" polarization="0" fec_inner="3" system="0" modulation="0"/>
<!-- DVB-S2: SoHo HD, Sky Sports 3 HD, ESPN HD  -->
<transponder frequency="12267000" symbol_rate="22500000" polarization="0" fec_inner="3" system="0" modulation="0"/>
<!-- DVB-S2: Sky Movies HD, Sky Sports 1 HD, Sky Sports 2 HD -->
<transponder frequency="12331000" symbol_rate="22500000" polarization="0" fec_inner="3" system="0" modulation="0"/>

<!-- DVB-S: Four, Prime, TV3 Plus 1, C4, CUE, Parliment TV, Te Reo -->
<transponder frequency="12456000" symbol_rate="22500000" polarization="0" fec_inner="3" system="0" modulation="0"/>
<!-- DVB-S: U, TVNZ 7, Maori Television -->
<transponder frequency="12483000" symbol_rate="22500000" polarization="0" fec_inner="3" system="0" modulation="0"/>
<!-- DVB-S: the Box, E!, TVNZ Heartland, Discovery, Travel Channel, Juice TV -->
<transponder frequency="12608000" symbol_rate="22500000" polarization="0" fec_inner="3" system="0" modulation="0"/>
<!-- DVB-S: UKTV, Vibe, BBC World, Nat Geographic -->
<transponder frequency="12581000" symbol_rate="22500000" polarization="0" fec_inner="3" system="0" modulation="0"/>
<!-- DVB-S: Comedy Central, MTV, Disney Channel, Animal Planet, CNN, Country 99 TV -->
<transponder frequency="12707000" symbol_rate="22500000" polarization="0" fec_inner="3" system="0" modulation="0"/>
<!-- DVB-S: Living Channel, Food Television, Sky Sports H/L's, Disney Junior, History Channel -->
<transponder frequency="12546000" symbol_rate="22500000" polarization="0" fec_inner="3" system="0" modulation="0"/>
<!-- DVB-S: Sky Movies 2 -->
<transponder frequency="12644000" symbol_rate="22500000" polarization="0" fec_inner="3" system="0" modulation="0"/>
<!-- DVB-S: MGM, Trackside -->
<transponder frequency="12671000" symbol_rate="22500000" polarization="0" fec_inner="3" system="0" modulation="0"/>
<!-- DVB-S: TCM -->
<transponder frequency="12394000" symbol_rate="22500000" polarization="0" fec_inner="3" system="0" modulation="0"/>
<!-- DVB-S: TAB TV, Nick Jr., Nickelodeon, BBC Knowledge, CI, Fox News, MTV Classic, MTV Hits -->
<transponder frequency="12421000" symbol_rate="22500000" polarization="0" fec_inner="3" system="0" modulation="0"/>
<!-- DVB-S: TVNZ Kidzone24, CNBC -->
<transponder frequency="12295000" symbol_rate="22500000" polarization="0" fec_inner="4" system="0" modulation="0"/>
<!-- DVB-S: Cartoon Network, Sky News -->
<transponder frequency="12519000" symbol_rate="22500000" polarization="0" fec_inner="3" system="0" modulation="0"/>

<!-- Unused, or unknown -->
<transponder frequency="12734000" symbol_rate="22500000" polarization="0" fec_inner="3" system="0" modulation="0"/>
</sat>
</satellites>


the DVB-S2 are PSK8 and the DVB-S are QSK. all horizontal and work fine for me setting fec to "auto".

not sure if that is helpful to anyone, but handy to keep on net incase i ever need it :) (saved it too google docs aswell :))

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  Reply # 577190 4-Feb-2012 13:22 Send private message

Did you have any success using the option of "Circular 10750" under Satalite config -> LNB type?

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