[linux-dvb] Missing channels on FlyDVB-S LR300 (saa7134-dvb)

hermann pitton hermann-pitton at arcor.de
Thu Sep 20 03:59:01 CEST 2007


Am Donnerstag, den 20.09.2007, 03:09 +0200 schrieb Héctor:
> > Hi there. I bought a FlyDVB-S LR300 a few weeks ago. I set it up for
> > use with MythTV but I have been unable to get more than a few channels
> > and the ones I can get are pretty bad. No BBC besides radio. No ITV.
> > No Film4. The only remotely interesting one is Sky News UK.
> > 
> 
> Hi, I have seen the same results on mine (LR300 with silicon tuner).
> 
> If you have managed to make it work, please advice (thanks!, I have made
> a search on the list and I have not seen any result about this issue).
> 
> If not, I can add some more info to the description.
> 
> First of all, I have a working and tested installation from the LNB to
> the F-connector just up to the card. It is an universal LNB, although I
> only use the Lo-Band, V pol.
> 
> With the card I can tune 11038MHz (badly), 10979MHz (fine), 11156MHz
> (fine), but not 11097MHz, 10876MHz, 10818, 10778... There is some
> overlap, although the cutting frequency should be arounf 11700MHz.
> 
> With the original Windows drivers, the provided version did not work
> (same failures!). But the updated version does work! So it seems that
> they had to make an update on the sw for some component or something
> like that.
> 
> Nevertheless, I have tried both latest stable version from linuxtv (in
> July), and vanilla 2.6.21-5 drivers, with same failing results.
> 
> So, if this clarifies the landscape, fine.
> 
> If you feel like you need more info or some tests, please advice.
> 
> Thanks, and regards,
> --Héctor

Hi,

Philips semiconductors is outsourced to NXP,

and the only contacts we had so far came from some guys in India.

To be honest, I didn't had the impression that they already know on what
they are sitting now.

Happy camping,

Hermann






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