What do you use as settop box/reciever

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What do you use as settop box/reciever

Postby Phaeton » Sun Nov 23, 2014 10:46 pm

Currently I have a humax settop box with ziggo. Works fine, I use plugwise to determine if it's on or off and a IR Trans to control it.

I don't really like it because it want to add more info about the device in my control panel. Also the control and onoff status is a bit flimsy.

I read about some decoder like the vu duo2 which can be connected through its Ethernet port. It sends statuses. I read some about this decoder. Its track record with ziggo isn't flawless. I'm looking for advice.

What are you guys using? Can you connect to it?
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Re: What do you use as settop box/reciever

Postby Akatar » Sun Nov 23, 2014 10:53 pm

i am using a dreambox 8000, it is a Linux based reciever so you can connect to it

and you can see more then that you pay for
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Re: What do you use as settop box/reciever

Postby 123unlock » Mon Nov 24, 2014 9:49 am

here an VU+ Ultimo (with OpenPli 4.0) and over webIF can control over network :)
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Re: What do you use as settop box/reciever

Postby Phaeton » Mon Nov 24, 2014 10:55 am

Haha. These where the expected ones! Do you guys have Ziggo by any chance?

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Re: What do you use as settop box/reciever

Postby 123unlock » Mon Nov 24, 2014 3:52 pm

here it's UPC network, but VU+ can have up to 3 tuner modules inside for DVB-C so should support ziggo cable too
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Re: What do you use as settop box/reciever

Postby Phaeton » Mon Nov 24, 2014 10:50 pm

I've looked into the openpli forum. It looks Ziggo will work. But without interactive TV (no biggy). Nobody got the Ethernet port of the Cisco or humax working?

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