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Input dvb_atsc

The input dvb_atsc will read packets from a ATSC/QAM device, also known as digital TV card (for US).


Name Type Default value Description
adapteruint160Specify which DVB adapter to use in /dev/dvb/adapterX
buff_pkt_countuint1610Number of MPEG packets to read at once from the DVB card.
filter_null_pidboolyesEnable filtering of the MPEG NULL PID. When this is enabled, mpeg packets with the PID 0x1FFF will not be read.
frequencyuint320Specify the frequency to tune to in Hz.
frontenduint160Specify which frontend to use in /dev/dvb/adapterX/frontendY
modulationstringQAM256Select which modulation to use. Either 'QAM64' or 'QAM256'.
tuning_timeoutuint163Timeout in seconds when trying to tune to a given frequency.


Name Payload associated Description
dvb_statusnoProvide locking status of the input.


This event is generated when the DVB card locking status changes.

Field Type Description
adapteruint16Adapter number.
frequencyuint32Current frequency the card is tuned to.
frontenduint16Frontend number.
input_namestringName of the input.
lockboolTrue if the card has a lock, false otherwise.
pom-ng/input/dvb_atsc.txt · Last modified: 2020/05/26 21:59 by