Hein Rigolo, 2009-11-22 11:52
= TVHeadend with Ziggo DVB-C How to =
TV Headend supports all DVB types (DVB-T, DVB-S and DVB-C) so TVHeadend can also be used on the Ziggo DVB-C network.
Because Ziggo is using the NIT-Others tables to provide the actual frequencies of the transponders you can not use the autodetect muxes option of TVheadend. So you need to disable that option and manually add the various muxes.
In order to manually add a Mux you need to provide the following details:
* Frequency (kHz):
* Symbolrate (baud): 6875000
* Constellation: QAM-64
* FEC: NONE
The correct frequencies for your specific Ziggo network can be found on the Digitale Kabeltelevisie website:
* For Ziggo/@HOME you can find the details here: http://www.digitalekabeltelevisie.nl/techniek/tvhome.shtml
* For Ziggo/Casema you can find the details here: http://www.digitalekabeltelevisie.nl/techniek/casema_multikabel.shtml
So you need to add those 27 frequencies one after the other. The details from the previous mux stay on the screen so you only need to change the frequency.
Once you are done entering all the details you will notice that TVHeadend will have found all the available services on the Ziggo network already. In order to actually record the Ziggo services you need to press the "Map DVB Services to channels" button.
TVHeadend will then try to see what services are actual channels and will map the service to a channel. Because most Ziggo services are encrypted it will only map the FTA channels.
In order to watch the encrypted channels you need to have a NewCS cardserver available within your own local network. You can then add that server as a Code Word Client on the configuration page.
If you now press the "Map DVB Services to channels" button you will see that it will also map the encrypted services to channels.
== Known Issues ==
* TVHeadend does not support the NIT-Other tables so automatic Mux detection does not work
* Not all encrypted services are correctly mapped to a channel (some are successfull, others fail)