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Re: Zgemma box, is it worth to buy? #61 gorski

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Posted 24 November 2018 - 22:54

Nah, I can't recognise it...

 

Try the one I suggested and tell...


<span style='font-family: comic sans ms,cursive'>"Enlightenment is man's emergence from his self-incurred immaturity. Immaturity is the inability to use one's own understanding without the guidance of another. This immaturity is self-incurred if its cause is not lack of understanding, but lack of resolution and courage to use it without the guidance of another. The motto of enlightenment is therefore: Sapere aude! Have courage to use your own understanding!</span><br /> <br /><span style='font-family: comic sans ms,cursive'>Laziness and cowardice are the reasons why such a large proportion of men, even when nature has long emancipated them from alien guidance..." I. Kant, "Political writings" (1784)</span><br /> <br /><span style='font-family: comic sans ms,cursive'><a class='bbc_url' href='<a class='bbc_url' href='http://eserver.org/p...lightenment.txt'>http://eserver.org/p...ent.txt</a>'><a class='bbc_url' href='http://www.english.upenn.edu/~mgamer/Etexts/kant.html</a>'>http://www.english.upenn.edu/~mgamer/Etexts/kant.html</a></a> - the jolly text on Enlightenment, at the basis of Modernity...</span>

Re: Zgemma box, is it worth to buy? #62 GThomas

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Posted 24 November 2018 - 23:19

Wired connection between the two?


Of course.

Wifey took over the TV. I'll be playing again tomorrow...

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Re: Zgemma box, is it worth to buy? #63 Erik Slagter

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Posted 25 November 2018 - 10:35

We are giving no guarantees on Kodi or HbbTV whatsoever. It all comes down to what the manufacturer supplies.


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Re: Zgemma box, is it worth to buy? #64 GThomas

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Posted 25 November 2018 - 11:20

Oh.. Don't worry about that.

I don't hold anyone responsible.

All I'm doing is typing down what do I think of it.

And if anyone has an idea- great. If not- then not.

I had a night to think of what I was doing yesterday, and, embarrassing as it is (see? I'm not afraid to admit i did stupid thing!), it was a really really bad idea to leave "update channels from PVR" on default setting of 2 minutes.

I mean- that list is heavy.
No wonder all the bandwitch between Zgemma and kodi was taken and there was no room for stream.

Trouble is- after I changed that setting to 1400minutes, and left only 3 bouquets- the very plugin in kodi doesn't load up.

Not your problem, of course, but it is something I will have to sort out.

Maybe I'll clear kodis folders or something like that.

But that's for later. Right now I have job to do..

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Re: Zgemma box, is it worth to buy? #65 GThomas

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Posted 25 November 2018 - 19:29

On Kodi:

Settings=>PVR Client=>General=>Clear Data

 

Sorted.

 

Also OpenPli flashed.

 

Now I`m about ready to tackle the viewing card, but it will have to wait.


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Re: Zgemma box, is it worth to buy? #66 Pr2

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Posted 30 November 2018 - 07:44

You are on OpenPLi forum and you use OpenATV, perhaps put your remarks on the right forum or install OpenPLi on it.
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Re: Zgemma box, is it worth to buy? #67 gorski

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Posted 30 November 2018 - 07:49

This is The Lounge: "Anything not related to OpenPLi support or development.
No topics off limits..."


<span style='font-family: comic sans ms,cursive'>"Enlightenment is man's emergence from his self-incurred immaturity. Immaturity is the inability to use one's own understanding without the guidance of another. This immaturity is self-incurred if its cause is not lack of understanding, but lack of resolution and courage to use it without the guidance of another. The motto of enlightenment is therefore: Sapere aude! Have courage to use your own understanding!</span><br /> <br /><span style='font-family: comic sans ms,cursive'>Laziness and cowardice are the reasons why such a large proportion of men, even when nature has long emancipated them from alien guidance..." I. Kant, "Political writings" (1784)</span><br /> <br /><span style='font-family: comic sans ms,cursive'><a class='bbc_url' href='<a class='bbc_url' href='http://eserver.org/p...lightenment.txt'>http://eserver.org/p...ent.txt</a>'><a class='bbc_url' href='http://www.english.upenn.edu/~mgamer/Etexts/kant.html</a>'>http://www.english.upenn.edu/~mgamer/Etexts/kant.html</a></a> - the jolly text on Enlightenment, at the basis of Modernity...</span>

Re: Zgemma box, is it worth to buy? #68 GThomas

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Posted 30 November 2018 - 08:00


Also OpenPli flashed.

You are on OpenPLi forum and you use OpenATV, perhaps put your remarks on the right forum or install OpenPLi on it.

Yes, it came with OpenATV.
I never had intention of leaving it that way.
Flashed as soon as I was able to.

Edited by GThomas, 30 November 2018 - 08:05.

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Re: Zgemma box, is it worth to buy? #69 GThomas

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Posted 30 November 2018 - 08:45

gorski: thank you for defense :)

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Re: Zgemma box, is it worth to buy? #70 gorski

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Posted 16 December 2018 - 02:52

Just checked again, after some time not trying it out: PiP is now working fine! No more freezing, crashing, slowing down badly etc. etc.

 

In my H7S with PurE2 v. 6.2, booting into PiP  variant, obviously (2 x DVB-S2X and DVB-T2) - any combination of tuners is fine...

 

Also tested the new H9.2H - working well, I am pleased to say, any sat TV channel + terrestrial channel...

 

The "experimental" part from the name of the image can be removed, as far as I am concerned - it just does what it says on the tin! :D


<span style='font-family: comic sans ms,cursive'>"Enlightenment is man's emergence from his self-incurred immaturity. Immaturity is the inability to use one's own understanding without the guidance of another. This immaturity is self-incurred if its cause is not lack of understanding, but lack of resolution and courage to use it without the guidance of another. The motto of enlightenment is therefore: Sapere aude! Have courage to use your own understanding!</span><br /> <br /><span style='font-family: comic sans ms,cursive'>Laziness and cowardice are the reasons why such a large proportion of men, even when nature has long emancipated them from alien guidance..." I. Kant, "Political writings" (1784)</span><br /> <br /><span style='font-family: comic sans ms,cursive'><a class='bbc_url' href='<a class='bbc_url' href='http://eserver.org/p...lightenment.txt'>http://eserver.org/p...ent.txt</a>'><a class='bbc_url' href='http://www.english.upenn.edu/~mgamer/Etexts/kant.html</a>'>http://www.english.upenn.edu/~mgamer/Etexts/kant.html</a></a> - the jolly text on Enlightenment, at the basis of Modernity...</span>

Re: Zgemma box, is it worth to buy? #71 GThomas

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Posted 16 December 2018 - 09:24

And in my end:

(Still before proper setup, estimated for middle of January):

Zgemma H7S, OpenPli 6.2.
Connected only 1 satellite feed
And 1 terrestrial feed.

Starting stream or direct (hdmi) of satellite channel goes smoothly.

But when starting IP stream or direct (hdmi) off terrestrial, first 5-10 seconds is "broken".
Stops and shatters. I could even say it looks like its trying to buffer.
But why only on terrestrial? I don't know.

I will see will it improve when setup is finished.

Just as a note:
Planned:

Oscam for N card
2x 2 port DiSEqC switch
2x twin LNB (13.0E+19.2E, on one dish)

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Re: Zgemma box, is it worth to buy? #72 gorski

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Posted 3 January 2019 - 13:58

I just tested a lot of stuff in various boxes and compared with my H7 - whether it's Kodi or FNC plugins, streaming or playback, not to mention Sat TV... H7 is just an awesome product, all in all!!! :)

 

How did it end in your setup? Did you manage to figure it all out? Do tell, so we can spread the "how to", for all to enjoy... ;)


<span style='font-family: comic sans ms,cursive'>"Enlightenment is man's emergence from his self-incurred immaturity. Immaturity is the inability to use one's own understanding without the guidance of another. This immaturity is self-incurred if its cause is not lack of understanding, but lack of resolution and courage to use it without the guidance of another. The motto of enlightenment is therefore: Sapere aude! Have courage to use your own understanding!</span><br /> <br /><span style='font-family: comic sans ms,cursive'>Laziness and cowardice are the reasons why such a large proportion of men, even when nature has long emancipated them from alien guidance..." I. Kant, "Political writings" (1784)</span><br /> <br /><span style='font-family: comic sans ms,cursive'><a class='bbc_url' href='<a class='bbc_url' href='http://eserver.org/p...lightenment.txt'>http://eserver.org/p...ent.txt</a>'><a class='bbc_url' href='http://www.english.upenn.edu/~mgamer/Etexts/kant.html</a>'>http://www.english.upenn.edu/~mgamer/Etexts/kant.html</a></a> - the jolly text on Enlightenment, at the basis of Modernity...</span>

Re: Zgemma box, is it worth to buy? #73 GThomas

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Posted 7 January 2019 - 09:30

No, not yet..

I just came back (2076km/24hrs drive) from Poland, where I started that oscam (had some spare time).

I will be getting to it in few days (re-run shotgun coax cable as one is damaged, program up harmony remote etc), but first I need to catch up with work.

On the good side- that "triple dish/VU Uno/strraming " setup held nicely trough Christmas, clients happy..

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Re: Zgemma box, is it worth to buy? #74 GThomas

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Posted 9 January 2019 - 12:53

Slightly off topic.. (But its still for zgemma use)..

I wonder...

But let's begin at the beginning.

Currently I have a "shotgun" cable between the dish and TV setup.
Its not that easy to change, and there's definitely no space for another cable. If I was to replace it, I would have to use same kind of cable, and route it in exactly same way.

And to replace it I will have to.
One of cables in that shotgun is damaged. Simples.

Until now just one was sufficient, even when I had to run terrestrial signal together with sat signal trough it:

LNB------------------------------ (break in cable/unused)----
 |
  --------------------------
                            |
Terrestial---------         |
                   |        |
(No DC pass input) |        |(DC pass both ways)
                 Splitter/combiner
                       |
                       |(output)
                       |
                        -----------//--------
                                             |
                                             |
                   --------------------------
                  |
          (Input) |
            Splitter/combiner
             |            |
(No DC pass) |            |(DC pass both ways)
             |            |
 Terrestrial amplifier.   |
             |            |
             |             ----------> sat signal
             |
              ------------------------> terrestrial signal
Now I'm in need of expansion, and I wonder..


LNB1------------------          ------------------LNB2
  |                   |        |                   |
  |                   |        |                   |
  |                  DiSEqC A/B(1).                |
  |                       |                        |
  |                       |                        |
   ----------------------------------------        |
   (Cables not connected, |                |       |
          just crossing ^)|               DiSEqC A/B(2)
                           ---------            |
                                    |            ----//----
                     ---------------                       |
Terrestrial---      |                                      |
              |     |                                      |
(No DC pass). |     |(DC pass both ways).                  |
              |     |                                      |
        Splitter/combiner.                                 |
                |                                          |
                 -----------//---------   ---------//------
                                       |  |
                                       |  |(shotgun cable)
                                       |  |
                       ----------------    -------------
                      |                                 |
              Splitter/combiner.                        |
                |           |                           |
   (No DC pass) |           | (DC pass both ways)       |
                |           |                           |
          Terrestial        |         ------------------
             signal         |        |
          amplifier         |         ----------------------->sat signal1
                |            -------------------------------->sat signal2
                 -------------------------------------------->terrestrial signal

First one works flawlessly for quite a while now.

This second one is in planning, and I wonder will these splitters/combiners have any impact on DiSEqC switching..

May be looking for another way, this is just one of ideas that I have.

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Re: Zgemma box, is it worth to buy? #75 Erik Slagter

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Posted 10 January 2019 - 20:05

If they pass 22 kHz and voltage (upstream), it should work. Unless you're attempting to put the output of two LNB's over one cable at the same time, that won't work.


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