[vdr] Q: How to use Multiswitch w/ 2 satellites

Theunis Potgieter theunis.potgieter at gmail.com
Thu Jan 15 09:37:42 CET 2009


On 15/01/2009, C.Scheeder <christoph at scheeder.de> wrote:
> Harald Milz schrieb:
> Hm,
>  i would do it this way:
>  replace your single LNB with a dual LNB, and buy 2 disec-c switches.
>  then link them together this way:
>
>  *----------*                *-----------*              *--------*
>  | quad LNB |----------------|  disec-c  |              |        |
>  |          |-               |  switch   |--------------| Card 1 |
>  |          |-      *--------|     1     |              |        |
>  |          |-------|----*   *-----------*              *--------*
>  *----------*       |    |
>                     |    |
>  *----------*       |    |   *-----------*              *--------*
>  | dual LNB |-------*    *---|  disec-c  |              |        |
>  |          |                |  switch   |--------------| Card 2 |
>  |          |----------------|     2     |              |        |
>  *----------*                *-----------*              *--------*
>
>  this way you can record with both cards both Sat-positions.
>  To tell vdr which port of the switches is connected to which Sat-position
>  you have to setup the file disec.conf
>  Christoph
>
>
So is the quad LNB now acting like dual LNB? a waste of a quad LNB?



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