[linux-dvb] Which currently manufactured DVB-T cards does Linux support?

Hartmut Hackmann hartmut.hackmann at t-online.de
Thu Nov 17 22:40:04 CET 2005


Hi, Barry

Barry Scott wrote:
> Hartmut Hackmann wrote:
> 
>> If you are looking for a hybrid card, the Compro VideoMate 300 DVB-T
>> might be a good choice. Especially if you want it to lock on poor
>> signal quality.
> 
> 
> Its looks interesting I'll get one and evaluate.
> 
> Your comment about poor quality signal may be based on my reports
> of the FlyDVB-T DUO not working. We have a good quality signal here
> as comfirmed by set-top-box DVB devices are a range of DVB-T cards
> that work well. The DUO seems to be a poor design/poor software.
> The latest windows software fails to tune unless you have the exact
> transponder frequency. Being 1/8th of a MHz out means it fails.
> And the transponders in the U.K. can be + or - 1/8th MHz from the
> published frequency.
> 
Yes, its a pity with the Lifeview, it has nice features but the reception
quality... I must say, i still hope that things can be improved. Some weeks
ago, i wrote a driver for the succesor of its silicon tuner. It is so
much better that i hardly can believe it. This especially holds for dvb-t.

Best regards
   Hartmut



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