[linux-dvb] Please help: Looking for a solidly supported DVB-T USB stick

timecop timecop at gmail.com
Sun Jul 22 01:31:48 CEST 2007


Believe it or not, I don't think any of them are "solidly supported".

USB bridge part should be down nicely, but since all the tuner / demod
drivers are reverse engineered garbage (or even if they have docs, you
got amateurs writing code), and as result don't work as good as
expected...

-tc

On 7/22/07, Stephen Williams <stephen.gw at gmail.com> wrote:
> Surely this can't be too much to ask? I'm looking for a DVB-T USB
> stick which I can buy now and is solidly supported, that's all.
>
> Previously i've picked up a couple of MSI Digivox II sticks that when
> delivered turned out to be unsupported MSI Digivox II V2.0 sticks, so
> it's no longer safe to order those. Then I picked up a couple of MSI
> Mega Sky 580 sticks (the x5581 version) which appear to be incapable
> of receiving a decent signal under windows or linux (note that I
> haven't had signal problems with 4 previous DVB-T receivers).
>
> So i'm now hoping for "third time lucky". Any suggestions of supported
> devices that are known to work without issues would be greatly
> appreciated.
>
> I've checked the wiki for information but it all seems to be completed
> out of date.
>
> Thanks,
> Stephen
>
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