[vdr] Safer diseqc setup ?

Ilariu Raducan ilariu at gmail.com
Mon Jan 29 23:04:53 CET 2007


I found some settings that work:

S5.0E  11700 V  9750   t v W15 [E0 10 38 F0] W100 [E0 10 38 F0] W100 [E0 11
00] W100 A W15 t
S5.0E  99999 V 10600   t v W15 [E0 10 38 F1] W100 [E0 10 38 F1] W100 [E0 11
00] W100 A W15 T
S5.0E  11700 H  9750   t V W15 [E0 10 38 F2] W100 [E0 10 38 F2] W100 [E0 11
00] W100 A W15 t
S5.0E  99999 H 10600   t V W15 [E0 10 38 F3] W100 [E0 10 38 F3] W100 [E0 11
00] W100 A W15 T

S13.0E  11700 V  9750   t v W15 [E0 10 38 F4] W100 [E0 10 38 F4] W100 [E0 11
00] W100 B W15 t
S13.0E  99999 V 10600   t v W15 [E0 10 38 F5] W100 [E0 10 38 F5] W100 [E0 11
00] W100 B W15 T
S13.0E  11700 H  9750   t V W15 [E0 10 38 F6] W100 [E0 10 38 F6] W100 [E0 11
00] W100 B W15 t
S13.0E  99999 H 10600   t V W15 [E0 10 38 F7] W100 [E0 10 38 F7] W100 [E0 11
00] W100 B W15 T

S16.0E  11700 V  9750   t v W15 [E0 10 38 F8] W100 [E0 10 38 F8] W100 [E0 11
00] W100 A W15 t
S16.0E  99999 V 10600   t v W15 [E0 10 38 F9] W100 [E0 10 38 F9] W100 [E0 11
00] W100 A W15 T
S16.0E  11700 H  9750   t V W15 [E0 10 38 FA] W100 [E0 10 38 FA] W100 [E0 11
00] W100 A W15 t
S16.0E  99999 H 10600   t V W15 [E0 10 38 FB] W100 [E0 10 38 FB] W100 [E0 11
00] W100 A W15 T

S19.2E  11700 V  9750   t v W15 [E0 10 38 FC] W100 [E0 10 38 FC] W100 [E0 11
00] W100 B W15 t
S19.2E  99999 V 10600   t v W15 [E0 10 38 FD] W100 [E0 10 38 FD] W100 [E0 11
00] W100 B W15 T
S19.2E  11700 H  9750   t V W15 [E0 10 38 FE] W100 [E0 10 38 FE] W100 [E0 11
00] W100 B W15 t
S19.2E  99999 H 10600   t V W15 [E0 10 38 FF] W100 [E0 10 38 FF] W100 [E0 11
00] W100 B W15 T

They are in the order of ports on switch.
A non proved explanation is that the LNB needs 100ms to powerup until it can
work.


Regards,
Ilariu


On 1/29/07, Ilariu Raducan < ilariu at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I'm using VDR4You distribution, and I don't want to install kaffeine on
> it.
> I want to keep it small ;)
>
> I need to check if vdr is sending something that is not suposed to.
> Note that  vdr works for channels on LNB1 if you disable diseqc in the
> setup.
>
> Ilariu
>
> On 1/29/07, Gregoire Favre < Gregoire.Favre at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > On Mon, Jan 29, 2007 at 01:32:16PM +0000, Ilariu Raducan wrote:
> > > I also have problems with 4 quad LNBs on a diseqc switch (1.0 and
> > another
> > > 2.0)
> > > If I plug out the cable from the card and plug it back again (reset
> > switch
> > > and LNBs)
> > > I can use szap to change the channels. I believe the quad LNBs have
> > diseqc
> > > switch
> > > inside and at reset they are in backward compatible mode
> > (Tone/Voltage).
> > > In Diseqc specifications/recommendations they recommend the diseqc LNB
> >
> > > should ignore responding
> > > to Tone/Voltage commands when they receive one diseqc command.
> > > Unfortunately, I did not find the proper diseqc commands for the LNBs.
> > >
> > > I will try today a workaround to reset the LNB before sending the
> > > diseqc.conf sequence in backward compatible mode:
> > > - switch to another LNB (hope the power will be cut for the one I need
> > for
> > > the channel)
> > > - do the sequence for current channel
> > > t v [E0 10 38 FF]  W500 (switch to LNB4 and wait 500) [E0 10 38 F0]
> > W100 A
> > > W15 t (switch to LNB1, wait for power to stabilize, use back
> > compatible)
> > >
> > > If I am lucky enough the switch will cut the power for the LNB1 when I
> > > switch to LNB4.
> > >
> > > Does anybody knows the Diseqc commands for Quad LNBs??
> >
> > Very stangely, under kaffeine here all runs perfectly ???
> > Did you also try to use your quiete similar setup under kaffeine ?
> >
> > I have tried an hudge number of setup, including diseqc reset, resent of
> > messages...
> >
> > Maybe there is only two VDR user with quad lnb in the world using
> > diseqc ?
> > --
> > Grégoire FAVRE   http://gregoire.favre.googlepages.com  http://www.gnupg.org
> >
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