[linux-dvb] twinhan 1025 sat-express
marc at electronics-design.nl
Thu Jul 21 19:11:23 CEST 2005
Yes, it says
On Thu, Jul 21, 2005 at 05:00:54PM +0000, stonewall at inebraska.com wrote:
> Marc - did you try to use "h" on your polarity? Most modern LNB/LNAs require
> a min of 15VDC to kick in, and your 12VDC may not be enough. Thus your line
> power makes things work, and your card doesn't.
> For instance, in an szap config, "v" just powers it at 12VDC or 13VDC, and "h"
> for polarity kicks it to 18VDC. Configuring with an "h" will generate a lot
> more heat at the tuner . . . but if it's what is required, you simply need to
> make sure you are getting plenty of vent throughout your computer.
> On Thursday 21 July 2005 16:56, Marc Dirix wrote:
> > > The sat-express cards have _very_ bad tuners. I had two of those cards
> > > and sold both again, because they couldn't get a lock most of the times
> > > due to low signal. The driver works.
> > Trying 2.6.12 later on, but isn't it possible my tuner is broken?
> > If I don't use a receiver in between te line, I don't get any signal at
> > all. As if the 12V power supply was broken or something.
> > If I hookup the receiver, and turn it on, signal is ok, and the card can
> > lock.
> > /Marc
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