[vdr] astra and hotbird

Oliver Joa ojoa at gatrixx.com
Fri Apr 21 10:13:41 CEST 2006

On Fri, 21 Apr 2006, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:

> Oliver Joa wrote:
>> On Wed, 19 Apr 2006, Richard Lithvall wrote:
>>> Oliver Joa wrote:
>>>> hi,
>>>> i want to use astra and hotbird, but i don't know how. what is the 
>>>> easiest way? at the moment i have a quad-lnb for astra and two dvb-s 
>>>> cards. i wanted to by a additional lnb for hotbird and put it together on 
>>>> the satellite dish. but how do i have to connect it to the computer? 
>>> Use one diseqc per receiver (DVB-S card).
>> and if i have a third card. does vdr know which card can use diseqc and 
>> which not. is it possible to configure this?
> The easiest way to have full support for multiple sat positions
> and multiple DVB cards is to use a multiswitch.

yes, but i want to save money. i need hotbird only for 1 or 2 channels and 
only very seldom. a multiswitch is very expensive and need powersupply.



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