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

C.Scheeder christoph at scheeder.de
Thu Jan 15 14:07:38 CET 2009


Theunis Potgieter schrieb:
> 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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more or less,
if the two other ports aren't used by other receivers....
but i think it's less expensive to replace only one LNB, isn't it?




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