[linux-dvb] Low symbol rates on FF DVB cards

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Fri Dec 9 16:13:20 CET 2005

Johannes Stezenbach wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 07, 2005 at 06:09:59PM +0100, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
>>w-thiel at gmx.net wrote:
>>>On Sun, Dec 04, 2005 at 01:27:04PM +0100, Oliver Endriss wrote:
>>>>I did some tests using
>>>>BBC WS English;BBC WS:11131:vC34:S13.0E:5630:0:457=eng:0:0:5003:318:3801:0
>>>>Test results:
>>>>ALPS BSRU6 (old Nova-S)				ok
>>>>ALPS BSRU6 (FF rev. 2.1):			ok
>>>>Grundig 29504-451 (Activy budget GR)		failed [1]
>>>>ALPS BSRV2 (FF rev. 1.3)			failed [2]
>>>>[1] as expected, tuner supports 12..30 Msymbols/s only
>>>>[2] tuner supports 1..45 Msymbols/s
>>>I'm quite sure you will get a lock with the ALPS BSRV2 if you use 5632
>>>instead of 5630 as the symbol rate.
>>I tried both values, but in both cases I only got some intermittent
>>audio. Couldn't tell which one was better, they were both pretty
> Not all transponders on a satellite cover the same area.
> IIRC the British stuff might be hard to receive in
> southern parts of Germany.

You're probably right about that - I didn't think of this.


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