[vdr] VDR with ATSC card -- need help

Dave dave at optionsdsl.ca
Thu Aug 17 17:39:22 CEST 2006


Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> Mlists wrote:
>   
>> On Wed, 2006-08-16 at 22:23 +0200, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
>>     
>>> Mlists wrote:
>>>       
>>>> On Wed, 2006-08-16 at 20:38 +0300, Anssi Hannula wrote:
>>>>         
>>>>> mlists wrote:
>>>>>           
>>>>>> I confirmed in my sources.conf that I have an entry for C Cable.  Would
>>>>>> that be what to use for ATSC Cable (North America)?
>>>>>>             
>>>>> VDR doesn't currently support ATSC.
>>>>>
>>>>>           
>>>> Doh -- are there any plans on supporting ATSC QAM_256 in the future? 
>>>>         
>>> Depends on what it takes to do that.
>>> Is this just another modulation type that needs to
>>> be set, or is this totally different from the DVB standard
>>> with respect to the SI data etc.?
>>>
>>>       
>> >From what I see you already support the modulation (256).  I'm not
>> familiar enough with ATSC to know if it's more then that.  It is DVB
>> from what I understand.  I use DVB tools with it.  It's supported in
>> MythTV using the same DVB card type as satellite dvb cards.  Does any of
>> that help?
>>     
>
> I just came across an older posting from Clem Herbert <vdrhaxr at yahoo.com>
> that suggested something in that direction.
>
> See http://www.linuxtv.org/pipermail/vdr/2006-March/008418.html
>
> Klaus
>
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There was also work done to VDR to get DVB 8PSK working as well.  Its
quite successful here in North American HDTV Satellite used with an
external usb device called a genpix.



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