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Input dvb_s

The input dvb_s will read packets from a DVB-S or S2 device, also known as satellite card.


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
lnb_typestringuniversalSpecify what kind of LNB is plugged at the other end of the card. For now, only 'universal' LNBs are supported.
polaritystringhEither 'h' for horizontal polarity or 'v' for vertical polarity.
symbol_rateuint320Symbols per seconds.
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_s.txt · Last modified: 2020/05/26 21:59 by