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For examples and more explanations, see the module level docs.

class Tuner(Axon.ThreadedComponent.threadedcomponent)

Tuner(freq[,feparams][,card]) -> new Tuner component.

Tunes the DVB-T card to the given frequency with the given parameters. Send (ADD, [PID list]) or (REMOVE, [PID list]) messages to its "inbox" inbox to cuase it to output MPEG transport stream packets (with the specified PIDs) from its "outbox" outbox.

Keyword arguments:



Methods defined here


You should be using the inbox/outbox interface, not these methods (except construction). This documentation is designed as a roadmap as to their functionalilty for maintainers and new component developers.

__init__(self, freq[, feparams][, card])

x.__init__(...) initializes x; see x.__class__.__doc__ for signature

addPID(self, pid)

Adds the given PID to the transport stream that will be available in "/dev/dvb/adapter0/dvr0"

handleCommand(self, cmd, demuxers)



Returns True if the frontend is not yet locked. Returns False if it is locked.


tune_DVB(self, frequency[, feparams])


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