DVB-S2 card/usb (recommendations please) or wetek play ?


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looking to get tv headend & openelec setup potentially on my unraid server or using a wetek play box, then if all goes well retire my humax pvr.


does anyone have any recommendations of dvb-s2 cards or dongles that are known to work well with unraid? my other option is to run it from a wetek play box and use the unraid server as storage only, any positives or negatives to doing this?


any other advice welcome, many thanks:)

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I have a Digital Devices Octopus PCIe card installed in my unRAID with 6x tuners hanging off it (2x DVB-S2 and 1x DVB-T).


I have the card passed through to a Windows7 VM running ArgusTV. This saves recordings to the unRAID array and uses a dedicated SSD for timeshifting. Clients access liveTV and recordings through Kodi.


It all works perfectly. I really like the Octopus solution as you can have up to 8x mixed tuners in a single PCIe x1 slot.



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