[vdr] Betr: DVB cards and multichannel decoding

Bernard Jaulin bernard.jaulin at gmail.com
Sun Sep 2 10:20:44 CEST 2012


OK perfect,

So my conclusion is multichannel decoding cards are not necessary for
simultaneous
recording with VDR (on the same transponders).

Thanks.

Bernard.



2012/8/7 <cedric.dewijs at telfort.nl>

>
> >-- Oorspronkelijk bericht --
> >Date: Tue, 7 Aug 2012 18:41:00 +0200
> >From: Bernard Jaulin <bernard.jaulin at gmail.com>
> >To: vdr at linuxtv.org
> >Subject: [vdr] DVB cards and multichannel decoding
> >Reply-To: VDR Mailing List <vdr at linuxtv.org>
> >
> >
> >Hi all,
> >
> >I want to renew my VDR box with a new PCI express DVB-S2 card. I just want
> >to know if a multichannel decoding card is necessary for the multiple
> >recordings ?
> >
> >A very small number of DVB cards have this feature...
> >
> >Regards,
> >
> >Bernard.
>
> Hi Bernard,
>
> When I connect one dvb receiver to my vdr box, I can record all the
> channels
> that are transmitted on the same frequency. I live in the netherlands, so
> I can simulanously record Nederland 1,2,3 and all the public radio
> stations.
> No configuration is needed for this trick. All the recordings end up in
> separate
> files.
>
> My DVB receiver is not even capable of filtering out one channel, so the
> PC gets the complete datastream, and then throws away the data that is not
> needed.
>
> PCTV NanoStick 73e SE
> http://linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/Pinnacle_PCTV_nano_Stick_%2873e%29
>
> I however do not have experience with DVB-S, only DVB-T.
>
> Best regards,
> Cedric
>
>
>
>
>
>
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