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TV tuner for DVB-S2 — the same as TV and the receiver? - Q&A

TV tuner for DVB-S2 — the same as TV and the receiver?

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There is a need for the TV (40-42 inch, budget — up to 8 000 UAH (~$1,000.USA).

In the home there is a dish (satellite.antenna), that is the question — it is better to take the TV and a separate hd receiver or TV with integrated tuner DVB-S2

Prompt who faced or knows pros/cons of such use.

additional infa. the plate is configured to Amos, Helios, Hotbird. he previously sputnikovym TV is not used.

The SECOND question is more — once you can connect to pay-per-view channel, do not buy the key/access card? or is it all fable? if so, only through the firmware of the receiver or with the TV tuner?

If you can, and links to throw off, where in detail you can read the...
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Better receiver separately. Not the fact that there's an opportunity on the built-in receiver to make, for example, cardsharing.
And, a separate device is always better.
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The idea is possible, but most satellite channels are encrypted. In theory, to decrypt them you need a CAM module (slot for him at the TV there) and the access card. But in practice, not all providers of satellite channels provide such a module.
For example, a fairly large VIASAT nothing about the CAM module is not written, only the receiver.
So, you first should decide what and via what provider you want to watch, and then have to choose.
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A separate receiver will be more functional and can be more flexible in the settings.
On the second point possible from the receiver with connection to the Internet.
One of the descriptions
More details later will be able to find ;)
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I can't say anything about the built-in receiver, but in my opinion better and cheaper to collect media server on a PC, the advantages in the flexibility of the device and in conjunction with XBMC this is just a very powerful device of the minuses is worth noting the initial setup of this whole affair, here's an article with an exemplary configurationfor viewing channels you can use so-called "cunning" view, the link will not give type in Google Gomel sat, there all described in detail.
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