[linux-dvb] Technotrend Budget S2-3200 Digital artefacts on HDchannels

Manu Abraham abraham.manu at gmail.com
Tue Jan 27 21:05:29 CET 2009

Ales Jurik wrote:
> On Monday 26 of January 2009, Chris Silva wrote:
>> On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 5:50 PM, Manu Abraham <abraham.manu at gmail.com> 
> wrote:
>>> On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 8:19 PM, Alex Betis <alex.betis at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> Latest changes I can see at
>>>>> http://mercurial.intuxication.org/hg/s2-liplianin/ were made about 7
>>>>> to 10 days ago. Is this correct? If that's correct, then I'm using
>>>>> latest Igor drivers. And behavior described above is what I'm getting.
>>>>> I can't see anything related do high SR channels on Igor repository.
>>>> He did it few months ago. If you're on latest than you should have it.
>>> It won't. All you will manage to do is burn your demodulator, if you
>>> happen to
>>> be that lucky one, with that change. At least a few people have burned
>>> demodulators by now, from what i do see.
>>> Regards,
>>> Manu
>> Manu, would you be so kind to explain why it will burn the demodulator?
>> It happens only with 30000 transponders? And only with this card?
>> Does this mean I can't use my card to see channels on 30000 transponders?
>> Chris
> Regarding the documentation the demodulator is designed to run at max. freq. 
> 99MHz. Some series of demods burn when the freq is set above this value. But 
> this value is enough for most of transponders with SR up to 30000.
> Some Russian transponders have SR 43500 - so the demod is set a little bit 
> above 3x of this value. This could be dangerous.
> This patch (or change) doesn't solve the problem with SR of 30000 and FEC 3/4 
> or 5/6.
> BR,
> Ales

True, very much.


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