Ok, thanks guys, I was able to complete a manual channel input with that info, however I didn't fix what I started out trying. I'm pointed at Hispasat, very interesting sat, but no sound on RTPA Intl. channel. When I press stereo/L/R button I get sound for just a second. I thought the pids might be the trouble. Any ideas?
The GEOSATpro DVR1100c, DSR100c and DSR200c units are the only FTA receivers in North America to be updated by satellite! Place your KU dish on Galaxy19 and go to the Utility Menu, select OTA and Update Now.Brian,
Thanks for responding to my question. Can I still get the update if I am in the advanced/hobbist mode? How would find the OTA-SSU update?
Yeah, with my Diamond 9000, you don't see this when adding a manual PID entry channel, however when using the channel editor (which by the way is the best channel editor I've run into), you get a window the 2nd entry of which is "Service ID". I wondered why in the world would they have that there, as it's not necessary. I've always just left it blank.B.J.
On the GeosatPro units when you want to manually add PIDS one of the options says "service ID". Its the only receiver I've seen with that.
Why is it there? Dont know....regardless of what number you put in (1,2,3,1000) when you scan in the channel after entering the PIDS (ala the CW channels), it always puts the channel at the end of the list
Based upon Brian's response, I get the impression that the particular box that the OP has is a special STB that can receive updates to it's software/firmware and sat/TP/Channel list via the satellite feed. In order to facilitate this option properly, you have to enter the Service ID of a or the appropriate channel in order for it (the receiver) to allow the routing of such updates properly into the receiver.
Further explanation of SID purpose for a receiver.
The Service ID is the unique numerical ID that the uplinker has assigned to a specific service. Many receivers have the ability to either scan for updates to channels already scanned into the receiver (Network Scan). Other receivers automatically update changes to existing services without the need to manually rescan. In order for the receiver to update the correct service in the MUX, it must identify the service. The SID provides this identification of the service.
The SID only determines the order of the channels in the channel list when the receiver features this sorting feature.