[vdr] Transfer mode and a motorised dish

Seppo Ingalsuo seppo.ingalsuo at iki.fi
Mon Aug 15 16:00:56 CEST 2005


Luca Olivetti wrote:

>
> If you don't want a full-fledged plugin like rotor, you or someone 
> else could write a very simple plugin that just keeps track of the 
> supposed position of the dish (i.e. at each channel switch update the 
> target based on the source and every X ms increment or decrement the 
> position until it reaches target, add some additional wait for safety).

For lnb voltage powered positioners there is also a benefit for running 
the motor with high voltage for faster movement for expected time of 
movement.

Seppo




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