TBS 6925 PCi Card with hardware blind scan in DVB-S2 and DVB-S

mephisto

mephisto

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Echostar AD 3000 IP
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Inverto Black Ultra lnb 0.2 db
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55°E - 30°W
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Astra 3B (23.5E) - 12720 Vertical 9600 16APSK 3/4 DVB-S2 4:2:2 MPEG-4
 

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Has any one else noticed that these cards are not as sensitive as it first was.

I find my sat boxes beat the card, and that the card always used to beat my boxes.
 
Llew

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Mine didn't show any sensitivity degradation for three years - until it went belly-up with an intermittent LNB voltage fault.
Now use a 5925, the USB version. No problems, and more versatile (PC, Laptop).
 
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Mine didn't show any sensitivity degradation for three years - until it went belly-up with an intermittent LNB voltage fault.
Now use a 5925, the USB version. No problems, and more versatile (PC, Laptop).
Well that's £200 down the drain then.
 
Llew

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My Satellite Setup
Triple Dragon, Dreambox 8000, Echostar AD3000ip, TBS6522,6925,6983 PCie cards.
Gibertini 1.25m motorised dish driven by the AD3000, with either Inverto BU Quad or Norsat / XMW Ka LNBs . SMW 1.05m + 3 other dishes. Speccy: Promax HD Ranger+
My Location
The Flatlands of East Anglia
Well that's £200 down the drain then.
Tried a repair, but difficult with it in-circuit to locate the problem. Took leads out from the card, connected to the LNB circuit to check the sequence of events from card power-up to fault appearance, but it really needed extra circuit connections for a more thorough check. At which stage, patience failed me.

Way out of guarantee, so as you say, my loss.
 
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I dunno how old mine is.if I can find the invoice I might try to send it back.
 
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Just found the PayPal invoice. 29/04/2014 for £179.00 to red apple digital. So if I can find the box, I might be lucky.
 
aceb

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According to a report on Ricks the 6925 is now out of production, I've just checked and the TBS online shop is showing it out of stock.
 
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cristan200

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ho has tbs ip data 3.0.4.0 card 6925 or 5925 ?

please take in here for me setup tbs ip data 3.0.4.0

i need it
 
Llew

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My Satellite Setup
Triple Dragon, Dreambox 8000, Echostar AD3000ip, TBS6522,6925,6983 PCie cards.
Gibertini 1.25m motorised dish driven by the AD3000, with either Inverto BU Quad or Norsat / XMW Ka LNBs . SMW 1.05m + 3 other dishes. Speccy: Promax HD Ranger+
My Location
The Flatlands of East Anglia
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Jamie A

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Seen on 12.5W (ignore the satellite position in CS), BBC news feed in 16APSK. First one I've noted using this modulation.

BBC_16ASPK_proc.png
 
remlap

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Noted from the BBC (I have seen one or two) or 16APSK totally?
 
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Jamie A

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Noted from the BBC (I have seen one or two) or 16APSK totally?
First BBC one I've received myself. I did see your report of a 16APSK BBC feed on 23.5E. I suppose it's only a matter of time until broadcasters adopt this modulation permanently.
 
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moonbase

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Hi,

I use EBS Pro with my TBS6925 card and keep missing some frequencies that a receiver always picks up. I asked the EBS Pro support if there was a fix and they advised me to set EBS Pro to use BL2 mode (blind scan 2). However, when I try this I get an error message saying my TBS6925 card does not support BL2 mode.

Is there any type of software update to get a TBS6925 card to support BL2 mode?

Thx
 
CrazyCat

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TBS 6925 & 5925 not support BLScan2.
 
Laser

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Dr HD F15 x 2, 1Dr HD D15, Technomate 5502HD , Technomate 5402HD MK3. Octagon SX88. 1.2 Channel Master Dish. + 1.1 Triax. Both motorised, 53e - 45w. Inverto Black Ultra .2db lnbs on both dishes.
My Location
Berkshire
Getting a TBS 6983. Due this week.
At a guess I presume the 5West Mulitstreams OK and 12.5West?
Can you blindscan for feeds.. If so which is the best satellite?

Thank you
 
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