Tag Archives: DVB S2

Review of the TBS MOI+ DVB S/S2 Satellite TV Linux Server – a bit like a HDHomeRun, but for Free-To-Air satellite signals

The reason I wanted to write this review I’m a long time satellite TV hobbyist, having having had a large C-band dish for a couple of decades now (I’ve acquired a few additional C-band and Ku-band dishes since then). Some think that satellite TV as a hobby is dead, but it really isn’t. There are… Read More »

How to Use TBS6991 DVB-S2 TV Tuner to Watch Encrypted TV on Windows Media Center

About TBS6991 DVB-S2 TV Tuner TBS6991 DVB-S2 TV Tuner is a Dual Tuner Dual CI Card, it can watch and record digital satellite PayTV on PC. Or if you’re not in the front of PC, you can even preset record schedule to auto save your favorite TV programs you want to watch. It allows insertion… Read More »

Variable Coding and Modulation (VCM) and Adaptive Coding and Modulation (ACM)

Background Variable Coding and Modulation (VCM) and Adaptive Coding and Modulation (ACM) are techniques that are strongly associated with the DVB-S2 standard. VCM can be used to provide different levels of error protection to different components within the service. It does this by allowing different combinations of modulation and FEC rate to be applied to… Read More »

TBS6984 DVB S2 Quad Tuner HD TV Card Review

The dream is starting to become a reality… This bad-boy is a TBS6984 satellite tuner card designed to receive both ordinary DVB-S signals AND the high definition DVB-S2 signals used by C4HD and BBC 1 HD. More importantly, it has four separate tuners on-board allowing you to plug it in to a quad LNB to… Read More »