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dvbscan(1) General Commands Manual dvbscan(1)


dvbscan - a program to produce DVB-T channels.conf files.


dvbscan [options]<initialscanfile>


This manual page documents briefly the dvbscan commands.

dvbscan is a program to produce DVB-T channels.conf files.


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adapter to use (default 0)
frontend to use (default 0)
demux to use (default 0)
Optional sec.conf file
ID of the SEC configuration to use, one of: * UNIVERSAL (default) - Europe, 10800 to 11800 MHz and 11600 to 12700 Mhz, Dual LO, loband 9750, hiband 10600 MHz * DBS - Expressvu, North America, 12200 to 12700 MHz, Single LO, 11250 MHz * STANDARD - 10945 to 11450 Mhz, Single LO, 10000 Mhz * ENHANCED - Astra, 10700 to 11700 MHz, Single LO, 9750 MHz * C-BAND - Big Dish, 3700 to 4200 MHz, Single LO, 5150 Mhz * C-MULTI - Big Dish - Multipoint LNBf, 3700 to 4200 MHz, Dual LO, H:5150MHz, V:5750MHz * One of the sec definitions from the secfile if supplied
Specify DISEQC switch position for DVB-S
Specify inversion (default: auto)
Use UK DVB-T channel ordering if present.
Specify filter timeout to use (standard specced values will be used by default)
Specify service filter, a comma seperated list of the following tokens: If no filter is supplied, all services will be output * tv - Output TV channels * radio - Output radio channels * other - Output other channels * encrypted - Output encrypted channels
Output in raw format to <filename> or stdout -out channels <filename>|- Output in channels.conf format to <filename> or stdout -out vdr12 <filename>|- Output in vdr 1.2.x format to <filename> or stdout -out vdr13 <filename>|- Output in vdr 1.3.x format to <filename> or stdout

This manual page was written by Uwe Bugla <>.

February 14, 2009