dvbsrc

dvbsrc can be used to capture media from DVB cards. Supported DTV broadcasting standards include DVB-T/C/S, ATSC, ISDB-T and DTMB.

Example launch line

 gst-launch-1.0 dvbsrc modulation="QAM 64" trans-mode=8k bandwidth=8 frequency=514000000 code-rate-lp=AUTO code-rate-hp=2/3 guard=4  hierarchy=0 ! mpegtsdemux name=demux ! queue max-size-buffers=0 max-size-time=0 ! mpegvideoparse ! mpegvideoparse ! mpeg2dec ! xvimagesink demux. ! queue max-size-buffers=0 max-size-time=0 ! mpegaudioparse ! mpg123audiodec ! audioconvert ! pulsesink

Captures a full transport stream from DVB card 0 that is a DVB-T card at tuned frequency 514000000 Hz with other parameters as seen in the pipeline and renders the first TV program on the transport stream.

 gst-launch-1.0 dvbsrc modulation="QAM 64" trans-mode=8k bandwidth=8 frequency=514000000 code-rate-lp=AUTO code-rate-hp=2/3 guard=4  hierarchy=0 pids=100:256:257 ! mpegtsdemux name=demux ! queue max-size-buffers=0 max-size-time=0 ! mpegvideoparse ! mpeg2dec ! xvimagesink demux. ! queue max-size-buffers=0 max-size-time=0 ! mpegaudioparse ! mpg123audiodec ! audioconvert ! pulsesink

Captures and renders a transport stream from DVB card 0 that is a DVB-T card for a program at tuned frequency 514000000 Hz with PMT PID 100 and elementary stream PIDs of 256, 257 with other parameters as seen in the pipeline.

 gst-launch-1.0 dvbsrc polarity="h" frequency=11302000 symbol-rate=27500 diseqc-source=0 pids=50:102:103 ! mpegtsdemux name=demux ! queue max-size-buffers=0 max-size-time=0 ! mpegvideoparse ! mpeg2dec ! xvimagesink demux. ! queue max-size-buffers=0 max-size-time=0 ! mpegaudioparse ! mpg123audiodec ! audioconvert ! pulsesink

Captures and renders a transport stream from DVB card 0 that is a DVB-S card for a program at tuned frequency 11302000 kHz, symbol rate of 27500 kBd (kilo bauds) with PMT PID of 50 and elementary stream PIDs of 102 and 103.

 gst-launch-1.0 dvbsrc frequency=515142857 guard=16 trans-mode="8k" isdbt-layer-enabled=7 isdbt-partial-reception=1 isdbt-layera-fec="2/3" isdbt-layera-modulation="QPSK" isdbt-layera-segment-count=1 isdbt-layera-time-interleaving=4 isdbt-layerb-fec="3/4" isdbt-layerb-modulation="qam-64" isdbt-layerb-segment-count=12 isdbt-layerb-time-interleaving=2 isdbt-layerc-fec="1/2" isdbt-layerc-modulation="qam-64" isdbt-layerc-segment-count=0 isdbt-layerc-time-interleaving=0 delsys="isdb-t" ! tsdemux ! "video/x-h264" ! h264parse ! queue ! avdec_h264 ! videoconvert ! queue ! autovideosink

Captures and renders the video track of TV ParaĆ­ba HD (Globo affiliate) in Campina Grande, Brazil. This is an ISDB-T (Brazilian ISDB-Tb variant) broadcast.

  gst-launch-1.0 dvbsrc frequency=503000000 delsys="atsc" modulation="8vsb" pids=48:49:52 ! decodebin name=dec dec. ! videoconvert ! autovideosink dec. ! audioconvert ! autoaudiosink

Captures and renders KOFY-HD in San Jose, California. This is an ATSC broadcast, PMT ID 48, Audio/Video elementary stream PIDs 49 and 52 respectively.

Hierarchy

GObject
    ╰──GInitiallyUnowned
        ╰──GstObject
            ╰──GstElement
                ╰──GstBaseSrc
                    ╰──GstPushSrc
                        ╰──dvbsrc

Factory details

Authors: – P2P-VCR, C-Lab, University of Paderborn, Zaheer Abbas Merali Reynaldo H. Verdejo Pinochet

Classification:Source/Video

Rank – none

Plugin – gstdvb

Package – GStreamer Bad Plug-ins git

Pad Templates

src

video/mpegts:
    mpegversion: 2
   systemstream: true

Presencealways

Directionsrc


Signals

tune

tune_callback (GstElement * gstdvbsrc,
               gpointer udata)
def tune_callback (gstdvbsrc, udata):
    #python callback for the 'tune' signal
function tune_callback(gstdvbsrc: GstElement * gstdvbsrc, udata: gpointer udata): {
    // javascript callback for the 'tune' signal
}

Signal emited from the application to the element, instructing it to tune.

Parameters:

gstdvbsrc

the element on which the signal is emitted

udata
No description available

tuning-done

tuning_done_callback (GstElement * gstdvbsrc,
                      gpointer udata)
def tuning_done_callback (gstdvbsrc, udata):
    #python callback for the 'tuning-done' signal
function tuning_done_callback(gstdvbsrc: GstElement * gstdvbsrc, udata: gpointer udata): {
    // javascript callback for the 'tuning-done' signal
}

Signal emited when the tunner has successfully got a lock on a signal.

Parameters:

gstdvbsrc

the element on which the signal is emitted

udata
No description available

tuning-fail

tuning_fail_callback (GstElement * gstdvbsrc,
                      gpointer udata)
def tuning_fail_callback (gstdvbsrc, udata):
    #python callback for the 'tuning-fail' signal
function tuning_fail_callback(gstdvbsrc: GstElement * gstdvbsrc, udata: gpointer udata): {
    // javascript callback for the 'tuning-fail' signal
}

Signal emited when the tunner failed to get a lock on the signal.

Parameters:

gstdvbsrc

the element on which the signal is emitted

udata
No description available

tuning-start

tuning_start_callback (GstElement * gstdvbsrc,
                       gpointer udata)
def tuning_start_callback (gstdvbsrc, udata):
    #python callback for the 'tuning-start' signal
function tuning_start_callback(gstdvbsrc: GstElement * gstdvbsrc, udata: gpointer udata): {
    // javascript callback for the 'tuning-start' signal
}

Signal emited when the element first attempts to tune the frontend tunner to a given frequency.

Parameters:

gstdvbsrc

the element on which the signal is emitted

udata
No description available

Properties

adapter

“adapter” gint

The DVB adapter device number (eg. 0 for adapter0)

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : 0


bandwidth

“bandwidth” Dvb-src-bandwidth

(DVB-T) Bandwidth. Deprecated

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : AUTO (3)


bandwidth-hz

“bandwidth-hz” guint

Channel bandwidth in Hz

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : 0


blocksize

“blocksize” guint

Size in bytes to read per buffer (-1 = default)

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : 4096


code-rate-hp

“code-rate-hp” Dvb-src-code_rate

(DVB-T, DVB-S/S2 and DVB-C) High priority code rate

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : auto (9)


code-rate-lp

“code-rate-lp” Dvb-src-code_rate

(DVB-T) Low priority code rate

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : 1/2 (1)


delsys

“delsys” Dvb-src-delsys

Delivery System

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : undefined (0)


diseqc-source

“diseqc-source” gint

(DVB-S/S2) Selected DiSEqC source. Only needed if you have a DiSEqC switch. Otherwise leave at -1 (disabled)

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : -1


do-timestamp

“do-timestamp” gboolean

Apply current stream time to buffers

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : true


dvb-buffer-size

“dvb-buffer-size” guint

The kernel buffer size used by the DVB api

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : 1925120


frequency

“frequency” guint

Center frequency to tune into. Measured in kHz for the satellite distribution standars and Hz for all the rest

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : 0


frontend

“frontend” gint

The frontend device number (eg. 0 for frontend0)

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : 0


guard

“guard” Dvb-src-guard

(DVB-T) Guard Interval

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : 16 (1)


hierarchy

“hierarchy” Dvb-src-hierarchy

(DVB-T) Hierarchy information

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : 1 (1)


interleaving

“interleaving” Dvb-src-interleaving

(DTMB) Interleaving type

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : auto (1)


inversion

“inversion” Dvb-src-inversion

(DVB-T and DVB-C) Inversion information

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : on (1)


isdbt-layer-enabled

“isdbt-layer-enabled” guint

(ISDB-T) Layer Enabled (7 = All layers)

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : 7


isdbt-layera-fec

“isdbt-layera-fec” Dvb-src-code_rate

(ISDB-T) layer A Forward Error Correction

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : auto (9)


isdbt-layera-modulation

“isdbt-layera-modulation” Dvb-src-modulation

(ISDB-T) Layer A modulation type

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : auto (6)


isdbt-layera-segment-count

“isdbt-layera-segment-count” gint

(ISDB-T) Layer A segment count (-1 = AUTO)

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : -1


isdbt-layera-time-interleaving

“isdbt-layera-time-interleaving” gint

(ISDB-T) Layer A time interleaving (-1 = AUTO)

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : -1


isdbt-layerb-fec

“isdbt-layerb-fec” Dvb-src-code_rate

(ISDB-T) layer B Forward Error Correction

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : auto (9)


isdbt-layerb-modulation

“isdbt-layerb-modulation” Dvb-src-modulation

(ISDB-T) Layer B modulation type

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : auto (6)


isdbt-layerb-segment-count

“isdbt-layerb-segment-count” gint

(ISDB-T) Layer B segment count (-1 = AUTO)

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : -1


isdbt-layerb-time-interleaving

“isdbt-layerb-time-interleaving” gint

(ISDB-T) Layer B time interleaving (-1 = AUTO)

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : -1


isdbt-layerc-fec

“isdbt-layerc-fec” Dvb-src-code_rate

(ISDB-T) layer C Forward Error Correction

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : auto (9)


isdbt-layerc-modulation

“isdbt-layerc-modulation” Dvb-src-modulation

(ISDB-T) Layer C modulation type

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : auto (6)


isdbt-layerc-segment-count

“isdbt-layerc-segment-count” gint

(ISDB-T) Layer C segment count (-1 = AUTO)

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : -1


isdbt-layerc-time-interleaving

“isdbt-layerc-time-interleaving” gint

(ISDB-T) Layer C time interleaving (-1 = AUTO)

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : -1


isdbt-partial-reception

“isdbt-partial-reception” gint

(ISDB-T) Partial Reception (-1 = AUTO)

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : 1


isdbt-sb-segment-count

“isdbt-sb-segment-count” guint

(ISDB-T) SB segment count

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : 1


isdbt-sb-segment-idx

“isdbt-sb-segment-idx” gint

(ISDB-T) SB segment IDX

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : 0


isdbt-sb-subchannel-id

“isdbt-sb-subchannel-id” gint

(ISDB-T) SB Subchannel ID (-1 = AUTO)

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : -1


isdbt-sound-broadcasting

“isdbt-sound-broadcasting” gint

(ISDB-T) Sound Broadcasting

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : 0


lnb-lof1

“lnb-lof1” guint

LNB's Local oscillator frequency used for low band reception (kHz)

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : 9750000


lnb-lof2

“lnb-lof2” guint

LNB's Local oscillator frequency used for high band reception (kHz)

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : 10600000


lnb-slof

“lnb-slof” guint

LNB's Upper bound for low band reception (kHz)

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : 11700000


modulation

“modulation” Dvb-src-modulation

(DVB-T/T2/C/S2, TURBO and ATSC) Modulation type

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : qam-16 (1)


name

“name” gchararray

The name of the object

Flags : Read / Write / Construct

Default value : NULL


num-buffers

“num-buffers” gint

Number of buffers to output before sending EOS (-1 = unlimited)

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : -1


parent

“parent” GstObject *

The parent of the object

Flags : Read / Write


pids

“pids” gchararray

Colon-separated list of PIDs (eg. 110:120) to capture. ACT and CAT are automatically included but PMT should be added explicitly. Special value 8192 gets full MPEG-TS

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : 8192


pilot

“pilot” Dvb-src-pilot

Pilot (DVB-S2)

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : auto (2)


polarity

“polarity” gchararray

(DVB-S/S2) Polarity [vhHV] (eg. V for Vertical)

Flags : Read / Write / Construct

Default value : H


rolloff

“rolloff” Dvb-src-rolloff

Rolloff (DVB-S2)

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : auto (3)


stats-reporting-interval

“stats-reporting-interval” guint

The number of reads before reporting frontend stats

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : 100


stream-id

“stream-id” gint

(DVB-T2 and DVB-S2 max 255, ISDB max 65535) Stream ID (-1 = disabled)

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : -1


symbol-rate

“symbol-rate” guint

(DVB-S/S2, DVB-C) Symbol rate in kBd (kilo bauds)

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : 0


timeout

“timeout” guint64

Post a message after timeout microseconds (0 = disabled)

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : 1000000


trans-mode

“trans-mode” Dvb-src-transmission_mode

(DVB-T) Transmission mode

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : 8k (1)


tune

“tune” gpointer

Atomically tune to channel. (For Apps)

Flags : Read / Write


tuning-timeout

“tuning-timeout” guint64

Microseconds to wait before giving up tuning/locking on a signal

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : 10000000000


typefind

“typefind” gboolean

Run typefind before negotiating (deprecated, non-functional)

Flags : Read / Write

Default value : false


Named constants

Dvb-src-bandwidth

Members

8 (0) – 8
7 (1) – 7
6 (2) – 6
AUTO (3) – AUTO
5 (4) – 5
10 (5) – 10
1.712 (6) – 1.712

Dvb-src-code_rate

Members

none (0) – NONE
1/2 (1) – 1/2
2/3 (2) – 2/3
3/4 (3) – 3/4
4/5 (4) – 4/5
5/6 (5) – 5/6
6/7 (6) – 6/7
7/8 (7) – 7/8
8/9 (8) – 8/9
auto (9) – AUTO
3/5 (10) – 3/5
9/10 (11) – 9/10
2/5 (12) – 2/5

Dvb-src-delsys

Members

undefined (0) – UNDEFINED
dvb-c-a (1) – DVB-C-A
dvb-c-b (2) – DVB-C-B
dvb-t (3) – DVB-T
dss (4) – DSS
dvb-s (5) – DVB-S
dvb-s2 (6) – DVB-S2
dvb-h (7) – DVB-H
isdb-t (8) – ISDB-T
isdb-s (9) – ISDB-S
isdb-c (10) – ISDB-C
atsc (11) – ATSC
atsc-mh (12) – ATSC-MH
dtmb (13) – DTMB
cmmb (14) – CMMB
dab (15) – DAB
dvb-t2 (16) – DVB-T2
turbo (17) – TURBO
dvb-c-c (18) – DVB-C-C

Dvb-src-guard

Members

32 (0) – 32
16 (1) – 16
8 (2) – 8
4 (3) – 4
auto (4) – AUTO
128 (5) – 128
19/128 (6) – 19/128
19/256 (7) – 19/256
pn420 (8) – PN420
pn595 (9) – PN595
pn945 (10) – PN945

Dvb-src-hierarchy

Members

none (0) – NONE
1 (1) – 1
2 (2) – 2
4 (3) – 4
auto (4) – AUTO

Dvb-src-interleaving

Members

none (0) – NONE
auto (1) – AUTO
240 (2) – 240
720 (3) – 720

Dvb-src-inversion

Members

off (0) – OFF
on (1) – ON
auto (2) – AUTO

Dvb-src-modulation

Members

qpsk (0) – QPSK
qam-16 (1) – QAM 16
qam-32 (2) – QAM 32
qam-64 (3) – QAM 64
qam-128 (4) – QAM 128
qam-256 (5) – QAM 256
auto (6) – AUTO
8vsb (7) – 8VSB
16vsb (8) – 16VSB
8psk (9) – 8PSK
16apsk (10) – 16APSK
32apsk (11) – 32APSK
dqpsk (12) – DQPSK
qam-4-nr (13) – QAM 4 NR

Dvb-src-pilot

Members

on (0) – ON
off (1) – OFF
auto (2) – AUTO

Dvb-src-rolloff

Members

35 (0) – 35
20 (1) – 20
25 (2) – 25
auto (3) – auto

Dvb-src-transmission_mode

Members

2k (0) – 2K
8k (1) – 8K
auto (2) – AUTO
4k (3) – 4K
1k (4) – 1K
16k (5) – 16K
32k (6) – 32K
c1 (7) – C1
c3780 (8) – C3780

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