driver for technisat skystar2 dvb card
hi, here is something i figured out the past three days:
the new technisat skystar2 dvb driver/software with version 4.2.8
don't works fine. resulting in a lot of lost segments and 20% lower
maybe this is system specific. specs of my receiving system are:
1.2m kathrein dish
skystar 2 dvb card with driver and software version 4.2.2
--- In MSGfirstname.lastname@example.org, "maxrpunkt" <reuterm@l...> wrote:
Don't be fooled by the lower signal quality. The new Skystar rev2.6B
readings are simply lower compared to the old rev2.3 card.
This reading is a calculated value, it is not calibrated and may even
depend on drivers.
Have read reports that the USB box has even lower signal quality
To be sure that your Antenna/LNB/receiver/PC do work correctly try to
view sailing channel with ProgDVB, see previous messages in this list.
But one remark: The 4.2.8 driver is packed only with the new 2.6B
revision. I am not sure if this version is fully compatible with the
old card reveision. To be save better stick to the 4.2.2 driver for
If other members do use 4.2.8 driver on Skystar rev 2.3 succesfully,
please let us know.
Arne van Belle
Hi, how can i figure out, which skystar card version i am using?
David J Taylor GM8ARV 🏴 🇪🇺
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From: "maxrpunkt" <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, November 13, 2003 9:20 AM
Subject: [MSG-1] Re: driver for technisat skystar2 dvb card
Hi, how can i figure out, which skystar card version i am using?Physical examination.
(The older 2.3 card has a chip with a finned heatsink near the tuner, on
which would could fry eggs!).
--- In MSGfirstname.lastname@example.org, "David J Taylor" <david-taylor@b...>
tuner, onHi, how can i figure out, which skystar card version i am using?Physical examination.
which would could fry eggs!).And the Transponder status screen does only show BER + value on the
older 2.3 card. (below SNR, above Uncorrected Blocks)
On the old card the F-connector is placed near the top of the
cardslot, on the 2.6B revision it's almost at the bottom (mainbord
Arne van Belle