[linux-dvb] Terratec Cinergy Hybrid T USB XS: new Information
Thomas Kaiser (linux-dvb)
linux-dvb at kaiser-linux.li
Wed Jan 4 22:41:05 CET 2006
Thanks for the quick response. See my answer/questions/thoughts below.
Mike Krufky wrote:
> Take a look in the v4l-dvb tree... We already have a driver for em2800,
> em2820, and em2840 usb controllers... You may want to speak to mchehab,
> mrec, cavedron, or sasha, to find out if support can be added for
> em2880, or if it may already be supported by the em28xx driver...
Are these guys on the list? If so, please answer.
I will take a look.
> OTOH, em28xx does not yet have a dvb layer.... This can be added, but so
> far we havent encountered any devices that call for it, until now.
>> Following chips are used on the Terratec Cinergy Hybrid T USB XS:
>> # Tuner (receiver): XCEIVE XC3028
> ^^ this is a very popular tuner, but unfortunatly, is not supported in
> linux at this time, due to lack of proper specs required to create a
> driver... I'm sure some other developers have run into this in the past
> as well... Unfortunately, I dont have an answer for this tuner, although
> supporting it would open up the possibilities of supporting many more
This chip has a 2-wire interface (I2C?). Form where are the commands
comming? From an other chip or from USB trought the USB-Bridge?
>> # Demodulator: ZARLINK ZL10353
> ^^ never heard of it.... Zarlink has some other demod's that ARE
> supported, however... Maybe a driver can be written for this... /me
> isn't sure.
Actually, it is a replacement for the MT352 and pin compatible.
>> # Videodecoder: 5150AM1
> ^^ might this be a TVP5150 ? (supported in v4l)
I think so, but there was no "TVP" on the chip
>> # Sound (only for analog?): EMPIA EMP202
> ^^ not sure
We will see.
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