tvtime-scanner man page

tvtime-scanner — an all-band scanner for tvtime to help users of European cable providers that do not use standard frequencies


tvtime-scanner [ OPTION ] ...


tvtime-scanner allows a user to scan all frequencies for stations. This is useful for European cable provides such as UPC or Casema which do not use standard frequency tables for their channels. tvtime-scanner checks for frequencies across the full band and writes it to your stationlist.xml file in a table called "Custom". This can be selected by running "tvtime --frequencies=custom" or by selecting the Custom frequency table within the OSD menu inside tvtime.


-h, --help
Show usage information.
-F, --configfile=FILE
Additional config file to load settings from.
-d, --device=NAME
video4linux device to use (defaults to /dev/video0).
-i, --input=INPUTNUM
video4linux input number (defaults to 0). Cards commonly have a bunch of sources, for example, on my WinTV card, source 0 is my tuner and source 1 is the composite input. The scanner requires using an input that has a tuner.
-n, --norm=NORM

The mode to set the tuner to (defaults to NTSC). Valid modes are:



Billy Biggs.

See Also

tvtime(1), tvtime-configure(1), tvtime.xml(5),

Referenced By

stationlist.xml(5), tvtime(1), tvtime.xml(5).

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tvtime 1.0RC1 October 2004