[linux-dvb] Driver for USB ISDB-T 1-Seg

Manu Abraham abraham.manu at gmail.com
Sun Aug 26 19:42:51 CEST 2007


Patrick Boettcher wrote:
> The Linux-DVB API is currently not able to handle ISDB-T . I.e. there is 
> no userspace application which could talk (correctly) to a device. 
> Furthermore there is no device-driver yet there which could lock on a 
> ISDB-T signal.
> 
> But starting the discussion on that, would be a great idea:
> 
> Obviously you are from Brasil. What is your current status in your country 
> about DTV? How much did they modified Japan's ISDB-T implementation? In 
> which flavour it is/will be used in Brasil? Will it be encrypted only? 
> 

The Maxlinear tuners MXL5005 (used alongwith the AF9015 in certain
combinations) support 13 segment only, not 1 segment.
http://maxlinear.com/index.cfm?event=5005S

While i searched why, this URL seemed a bit interesting.
http://www.dvb.org/about_dvb/dvb_worldwide/brazil/index.xml

I am a bit confused as to why a tuner wouldn't tune (leaving a
demodulator out of the picture), when the segments are specific to the
Transmission parameters.




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