This guide provides an overview of how to watch satellite live TV on XBMC for windows on PC with TBS MOI DVB-S2 streaming box.
XBMC is a free and open source media player application developed by the XBMC Foundation. It allows users to play and view most videos, music, podcasts, and other digital media files from local and network storage media and the internet. Now it is officially available as a native application for Linux, Mac OS X, iOS, and Microsoft Windows operating systems.
1. How to use XBMC to watch TV on Windows with MOI
Simply download XBMC for windows and run the installer (windows 7 for example):
1.1. Launch XBMC on your PC
Click to launch XBMC, as it is shown below. You’ll find there is no “LIVE TV” option on the main menu by default. So the first thing to do is to connect XBMC with TVheadend HTSP Client and display “LIVE TV” on the main menu.
1.2. Connect XBMC with TVheadend and display “LIVE TV” on the main menu
Firstly, click “Settings” under “SYSTEM” column:
And you will see the following window, then click “Live TV”
A new window will appear, click” General -> Enabled” to continue.
You will see the following dialog box showing that “No PVR add-on enabled”, click “OK” to continue.
Follow the instruction, you will see picture below, select “TVheadend HTSP Client” to continue.
Then set TVheadend hostname or IP address
The IP address of the MOI streaming box 192.168.1.188 should be entered, then click “Done” to finish this step.
Restart XBMC, now you can find “Live TV” option on the main menu. This indicates XBMC has connected with TVheadend and can receive satellite TV channels from MOI TV Streaming Box.
1.3. Watch live TV channels on XBMC on your PC
Now you can click “TV channels” under “LIVE TV” column to proceed:
A list of TV channels will present on the left , when you hover over a TV channel, a preview of the video will begin playing, and you can choose your favorite TV channels to preview.
Double click to switch to full screen.
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