How do you identify the source of the TV signal connected to SnapStream

How do you identify the source of the TV signal connected to SnapStream.

  1. If your TV signal is physically connected to your SnapStream Express/Pro/HD, navigate to the SnapStream Web Interface and go to Admin - Settings - Tuners.
    Edit the Tuner and locate the "Tuner Signal Type"
    • Analog: This means your TV signal originates from analog cable, a cable box and/or a satellite receiver.
    • ATSC: This means your TV signal originates from a digital antenna.
    • QAM: This means your TV signal originates from clear QAM provided by your cable provider and/or custom QAM provided by a dedicated encoder connected to a cable box and/or satellite receiver.
    • IPTV: This means your TV signal originates from a SnapStream Encoder and/or your own provided IPTV source.
  2. If your TV signal is physically connected to your SnapStream Encoder, Navigate to the SnapStream Encoder Web Interface and go to Admin - Settings - Streams.
    Edit the Stream and locate the "Tuner"
    • If you see "BDA Analog Capture Secondary" in the Tuner name, you have a SnapStream Component & HDMI Encoder. This means that your TV signal originates from a cable box or a satellite receiver. Their is a possibility that you may have taken another type of signal (HD-SDI and etc) and converted it to a composite, component and/or hdmi signal also.
    • If you see "Video Capture" in the Tuner name, you have a SnapStream QAM & ATSC Encoder. This means that your TV signal originates from analog cable, a cable box and/or a satellite receiver
    • If you see "ATSC" in the Tuner name and Tuner Type is set to ATSC, you have a SnapStream QAM & ATSC Encoder. This means your TV signal originates from a digital antenna.
    • If you see "ATSC" in the Tuner name and Tuner Type is set to QAM, you have a SnapStream QAM & ATSC Encoder. This means your TV signal originates from clear QAM provided by your cable provider and/or custom QAM provided by a dedicated encoder connected to a cable box and/or satellite receiver.
If you are unable to identify your TV source, please contact SnapStream Support for further assistance.
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