Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




78 posts

Master Geek


Topic # 21480 28-Apr-2008 13:00
Send private message

Im looking to get rid of Sky soon and will be moving to Media Portal for the DVB-T feed however I would like to put a DVB-S feed through VMC so my wife can at least still use the 2 Xbox 360s that we have as media extenders, so does VMC support DVB-S if it does or if you have set it up any chance of some links or info.

Cheers

Create new topic
722 posts

Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 126919 28-Apr-2008 22:27
Send private message

Firstly, Are you an American living in NZ? Or in USA?

Because if the latter, then you may have better luck getting assistance from a native site like www.avsforum.com

If the former, then from what I understand only DVB-T is compatible with any form of Media Centre. But because we are using H.264 for our DVB-T stream, that is NOT recognised by *MC. Only MPEG2, like Aussie uses, is. Sorry.

I don't use console extenders so can't comment on any viable work-around.




Silverstone LC14 HTPC Case/Intel E4600 CPU/GA-EP35-DS3 MOBO/Asus EN9500GT graphics/2GB RAM/total 2TB HDD space/HVR-2200 & 2X 150MCE tuner cards/LG GGC-H20L BD Drive/MCE2005/Mediaportal/TVServer 1.1.0Final/LG 55"3D LED-TV/Denon AVR-1803 receiver/X1 projector

1982 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 257

Subscriber

  Reply # 127036 29-Apr-2008 12:39
Send private message

There is a hack available to fool VMC into thinking your DVB-S card is a DVB-T card, and therefore allow the viewing of Freeview Satellite in VMC.  I've successfully had it working before.  You will find the info on how to do this on another thread here.

 
 
 
 


Try Wrike: fast, easy, and efficient project collaboration software


78 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 127038 29-Apr-2008 12:43
Send private message

Cheers guys ill do a search on the forums when i get home.

BTW im a Welshman living in NZ (20+ years) :)

1982 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 257

Subscriber

  Reply # 127039 29-Apr-2008 12:48
Send private message

This is said post: http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?ForumId=83&TopicId=18907

It goes into how to get Sky and DVB-S working together, but if you pull out the key bits it will tell you how to just get DVB-S working.



78 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 127364 30-Apr-2008 18:54
Send private message

Cheers Satch you saved me a search.

Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

IBM leads Call for Code to use cloud, data, AI, blockchain for natural disaster relief
Posted 25-May-2018 14:12


New FUJIFILM X-T100 aims to do better job than smartphones
Posted 24-May-2018 20:17


Stuff takes 100% ownership of Stuff Fibre
Posted 24-May-2018 19:41


Exhibition to showcase digital artwork from across the globe
Posted 23-May-2018 16:44


Auckland tops list of most vulnerable cities in a zombie apocalypse
Posted 23-May-2018 12:52


ASB first bank in New Zealand to step out with Garmin Pay
Posted 23-May-2018 00:10


Umbrellar becomes Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider
Posted 22-May-2018 15:43


Three New Zealand projects shortlisted in IDC Asia Pacific Smart Cities Awards
Posted 22-May-2018 15:14


UpStarters - the New Zealand tech and innovation story
Posted 21-May-2018 09:55


Lightbox updates platform with new streaming options
Posted 17-May-2018 13:09


Norton Core router launches with high-performance, IoT security in New Zealand
Posted 16-May-2018 02:00


D-Link ANZ launches new 4G LTE Dual SIM M2M VPN Router
Posted 15-May-2018 19:30


New Panasonic LUMIX FT7 ideal for outdoor: waterproof, dustproof
Posted 15-May-2018 19:17


Ryanair Goes All-In on AWS
Posted 15-May-2018 19:14


Te Papa and EQC Minecraft Mod shakes up earthquake education
Posted 15-May-2018 19:12



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.