How to Watch Four Satellite TV channels with TBS6984 on DVBDream

This step-by-step guide will show you how to watch four satellite TV channels simultaneously on DVBDream with using TBS6984 PCI express DVB S2 quad tuner satellite TV card.

Step 1: Install Hardware and Software

Insert TBS6984 TV tuner card into the PCIe slot, and secure it to the computer tower frame by using the supplied screw. And then install Windows driver and DVBDream from CD( TBS attached both on the package). You can install both of them according to the regular TV tuner card driver installation.

Note: Recently DVBDream can’t support four channels in one window. You need to make four copies of DVBDream application and rename each one in order to lock DVB-S2 signals from different tuners. Continue reading How to Watch Four Satellite TV channels with TBS6984 on DVBDream

How to Use TBS 6984 DVB-S2 Quad Tuner Card on MediaPortal TV Server

1. Introduction

TBS6984 PCI-E DVB-S2 Quad Tuner TV card supports 4 DVB-S2 TV channels receiving synchronously, which enables you to watch channel from one transponder/satellite while recording another 3 channels from another 3 transponders / satellites. Or you can download data from 4 transponders / satellites in the same time. While MediaPortal is an open-source media center software project, often considered an alternative to Windows Media Center,  It provides a 10-foot user interface for performing typical PVR/TiVo functionality, including playing, pausing, and recording live TV; playing DVDs, videos, and music; viewing pictures; and other functions. Plugins allow it to perform additional tasks, such as watching online video, listening to music from online services such as Last.fm, and launching other applications such as games. It interfaces with the hardware commonly found in HTPC, such as TV tuners, infrared receivers, and LCD displays. Here is a guide on how to streaming satellite TV channels on MediaPortable TV server with using TBS6984. Continue reading How to Use TBS 6984 DVB-S2 Quad Tuner Card on MediaPortal TV Server