[linux-dvb] ATSC card with 2 RF inputs.

Patrick Boettcher patrick.boettcher at desy.de
Sun Jul 17 19:00:03 CEST 2005


On Sat, 16 Jul 2005, Todd Ignasiak wrote:
> A scenario where this would be a limitation, actually one I ran into
> with the Fusion windows software, is where a user wants to have two
> inputs of the same type.   This is probably rare with cable inputs,
> but is fairly common with antenna inputs.  In my area, I have two
> broadcast locations in different directions.  So, with my other HD
> card (MyHD MDP-120) I hooked antennas to both RF inputs, and my
> channels would be distributed between both inputs.

I see.

>>> Is an additional FE_CAN_SEL_RF needed? Would this be added
>>> to the documention for the DVB API somewhere.
> Aren't there DVB-T cards that have two RF inputs?   I'm surprised this
> hasn't been seen before.

I didn't see DVB-T cards with two RF inputs (but only one demodulator). 
The card with several inputs I saw are hybrid card (DVB-T/Analogue/Radio) 
or the second connector was just a loop-through connector.


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