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  # 1450682 15-Dec-2015 11:18
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Does the new box have a coaxial output? I was hoping to run a coaxial from the new skybox to an aftermarket STB in another room. Therefore giving the STB access to the current channel that is on sky at the time, and it should also give all the freeview channels? i think..?  

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  # 1500499 27-Feb-2016 19:24
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Nope, no coax out. Just got one of these new boxes installed today but had been using a third party box. This one lasted about 10 minutes. Pic is crap by comparison (split screen between the new sky and the old third party) and I have to pay extra for record capability etc. Straight back to the old box. What we did is ran separate cables from the quad output LNB to the other sites and installed 3rd party boxes at each. That allows transfer of the card to any one of those as required.


 
 
 
 


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  # 1500518 27-Feb-2016 20:48
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bdgxxx:

 

Nope, no coax out. Just got one of these new boxes installed today but had been using a third party box. This one lasted about 10 minutes. Pic is crap by comparison (split screen between the new sky and the old third party) and I have to pay extra for record capability etc. Straight back to the old box. What we did is ran separate cables from the quad output LNB to the other sites and installed 3rd party boxes at each. That allows transfer of the card to any one of those as required.

 

 

So the card from the new decoder works fine in the third party boxes?  That is good to know.  What sort of other boxes do you have it working in?


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  # 1500570 28-Feb-2016 00:12
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Yup....to my surprise. Mine are the YH F2 receivers available on TMe.


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  # 1506127 4-Mar-2016 18:03
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My Sky decoder was upgraded today, so I tried the card in my card reader.  But it did not work.  This is what pcsc_scan shows:

 

root@mypvr:~# pcsc_scan
PC/SC device scanner
V 1.4.22 (c) 2001-2011, Ludovic Rousseau <ludovic.rousseau@free.fr>
Compiled with PC/SC lite version: 1.8.10
Using reader plug'n play mechanism
Scanning present readers...
0: OMNIKEY CardMan (076B:3021) 3021 00 00

Fri Mar  4 16:36:18 2016
Reader 0: OMNIKEY CardMan (076B:3021) 3021 00 00
  Card state: Card inserted, Exclusive Mode,
  ATR: 3F FD 14 25 02 50 80 0F 41 B0 0A 69 FF 4A 50 70 80 00 4E 5A 03

ATR: 3F FD 14 25 02 50 80 0F 41 B0 0A 69 FF 4A 50 70 80 00 4E 5A 03
+ TS = 3F --> Inverse Convention
+ T0 = FD, Y(1): 1111, K: 13 (historical bytes)
  TA(1) = 14 --> Fi=372, Di=8, 46.5 cycles/ETU
    86021 bits/s at 4 MHz, fMax for Fi = 5 MHz => 107526 bits/s
  TB(1) = 25 --> Programming Param P: 5 Volts, I: 1 milliamperes
  TC(1) = 02 --> Extra guard time: 2
  TD(1) = 50 --> Y(i+1) = 0101, Protocol T = 0
-----
  TA(2) = 80 --> Protocol to be used in spec mode: T=0 - Unable to change - defined by interface bytes
  TC(2) = 0F --> Work waiting time: 960 x 15 x (Fi/F)
+ Historical bytes: 41 B0 0A 69 FF 4A 50 70 80 00 4E 5A 03
  Category indicator byte: 41 (proprietary format)

Possibly identified card (using /root/.smartcard_list.txt):
        NONE

find: `/root/.cache/smartcard_list.txt': No such file or directory
Your card is not present in the database.
Please submit your unknown card at:
http://smartcard-atr.appspot.com/parse?ATR=3FFD14250250800F41B00A69FF4A507080004E5A03

 

 

 

and this is what was in oscam.log:

 

2016/03/04 16:53:28 3A84F0C4 r   (reader) SkyNZ [pcsc] PCSC was opened with handle: 332189147
2016/03/04 16:53:28 3A84F0C4 r   (reader) SkyNZ [pcsc] card detected
2016/03/04 16:53:28 3A84F0C4 r   (reader) SkyNZ [pcsc] ATR: 3F FD 14 25 02 50 80 0F 41 B0 0A 69 FF 4A 50 70 80 00 4E 5A 03
2016/03/04 16:53:29 3A84F0C4 r   (reader) SkyNZ [pcsc] Card type:   NZTV
2016/03/04 16:53:29 3A84F0C4 r   (reader) SkyNZ [pcsc] Rom version: 30AA
2016/03/04 16:53:29 3A84F0C4 r   (reader) SkyNZ [pcsc] Credit available on card: 80 euro
2016/03/04 16:53:30 3A84F0C4 r   (reader) SkyNZ [pcsc] classD0 ins36: encrypted - can't parse
2016/03/04 16:53:30 3A84F0C4 r   (reader) SkyNZ [pcsc] no boxID available
2016/03/04 16:53:30 3A84F0C4 r   (reader) SkyNZ [pcsc] card system not supported
2016/03/04 16:53:30 3A84F0C4 r   (reader) SkyNZ [pcsc] Normal mode failed, reverting to Deprecated Mode
2016/03/04 16:53:30 3A84F0C4 r   (reader) SkyNZ [pcsc] ATR: 3F FD 14 25 02 50 80 0F 41 B0 0A 69 FF 4A 50 70 80 00 4E 5A 03
2016/03/04 16:53:31 3A84F0C4 r   (reader) SkyNZ [pcsc] Card type:   NZTV
2016/03/04 16:53:31 3A84F0C4 r   (reader) SkyNZ [pcsc] Rom version: 30AA
2016/03/04 16:53:31 3A84F0C4 r   (reader) SkyNZ [pcsc] Credit available on card: 80 euro
2016/03/04 16:53:31 3A84F0C4 r   (reader) SkyNZ [pcsc] classD0 ins36: encrypted - can't parse
2016/03/04 16:53:31 3A84F0C4 r   (reader) SkyNZ [pcsc] no boxID available
2016/03/04 16:53:31 3A84F0C4 r   (reader) SkyNZ [pcsc] card system not supported
2016/03/04 16:53:31 3A84F0C4 r   (reader) SkyNZ [pcsc] THIS WAS A FAILED START ATTEMPT No 1 out of max alloted of 1
2016/03/04 16:53:31 3A84F0C4 r   (reader) SkyNZ [pcsc] card initializing error

 

So I am wondering how the third party boxes read these new cards.  It is not at all unlikely that I need to change some config somewhere to read the card, but it is possible that it is not supported on the software I am using.

 

@bdgxxx Does your YH F2 box have any logs available where it might have information about how it is reading the new card?


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Ultimate Geek


  # 1506624 5-Mar-2016 21:24
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I have got my new Sky card working in my card reader now, thanks to a very useful ticket I found on the Oscam site.

 

This is what I did:

 

1) Got the oscam-svn source code and modified the nds_atr_table in reader-videoguard-common.c to add the ATR for the new Sky cards, then compiled and installed it.

 

2) Changed all the settings in my oscam .conf files to update the card id values (caid, ident and port) from 096A to 0958.

 

3) Add a boxid setting, giving the hex translation of my decoder's box ID (which can be found under the System menu).  This is the critical change - it prevents Oscam from trying to read the boxid from the card, which fails as it does not know how to do it properly from the new card.


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Geek


  # 1563932 2-Jun-2016 00:31
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Following the instructions I've found here, I've managed to get a 958 card working, kind of. The only issue I have left is that I'll get about 1 second of buffering every 5-10 seconds.  I never had issues with my old card before sky carried out their "upgrade".

 

Are the new cards working as smoothly as the old ones for everyone else? If so, I'll have to figure out what I'm still doing wrong.


 
 
 
 


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Ultimate Geek


  # 1563939 2-Jun-2016 06:17
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Omen:

 

Following the instructions I've found here, I've managed to get a 958 card working, kind of. The only issue I have left is that I'll get about 1 second of buffering every 5-10 seconds.  I never had issues with my old card before sky carried out their "upgrade".

 

Are the new cards working as smoothly as the old ones for everyone else? If so, I'll have to figure out what I'm still doing wrong.

 

 

My 0958 card is working just the same as my old 096A card.


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