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Use of an integrated DVB-S satellite tuner

by lautrerable / July 22, 2013 4:35 AM PDT


I am considering bying the LG 32LN575S LED TV set.
It features 3 tuners amongst which a DVB-S satellite tuner.
Is this tuner exclusively to be used for watching TV on a PC or can it be used to watch satellite channels on the TV set directly ?

Thank you in advance for your clear answer,


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A quick look finds NO.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 22, 2013 4:45 AM PDT

I don't see how this would be used by a PC.

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DVB-S integrated satellite tuner
by lautrerable / July 22, 2013 5:03 AM PDT
In reply to: A quick look finds NO.


The documentation reads (translated from french):
"This TV set is equiped with a satellite tuner that allows you, by means of a PCMCIA (optional) adapter and an optional card, to skip an external satellite receiver."

I understand from this that one can use the tuner to feed into a PC properly configured, but what interests me is whether the tuner is operational with the TV set itself.
The documentattion is not clear. Forget PCs.


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Try thinking about it like this.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 22, 2013 7:31 AM PDT

If the maker and seller won't answer if such works together then the answer must be no. But the quick look I found on this card was no PC drivers or any connection. I may have missed that use but the page at the maker's site never mentioned a PC.

No vendor support is here so why not make this a clear question to maker and outlet?

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by LGsmart / July 24, 2013 2:27 AM PDT

PC ?

You just put direct coax cable from your sat.dish (& LNB) into your TV, and voila - you watch all you scan from sattelites:)

Some TVs even support rotor DiSEqC protocol, for riding/choosing different satelites in the sky. Not sure if your model is the one.

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