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Some examples of PCI interface chipsets that are used in DVB cards include:
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In relation to V4L-DVB devices, a PCI [[interface chipsets|interface chipset]] is a bridge between the device's receiver (in the case of TV tuner devices) and A/V inputs (in the case of some devices) and the host computer's PCI bus.  Some examples of PCI interface chipsets that are used in V4L-DVB PCI cards include:
  
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|+'''Some PCI interface Chipsets suitable for DVB cards'''
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|+'''PCI interface Chipsets'''
 
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! style="background:#ffdead;" | Chipset
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! Vendor !! Chipset !!  A/V decoder !! DVB support !!  Associated <br>Kernel Modules !! Comments
! style="background:#ffdead;" | Vendor
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! style="background:#efefef;" | [[SAA7134]]
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| [[B2C2 Inc.]]  
! [[Philips Semiconductor]]
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| [[B2C2 FlexCop|FlexCop]]  
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| {{No}}
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| {{Yes}}
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* Capable of PID filtering
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| [[Brooktree Corporation|Brooktree]]
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| [[Brooktree Bt848|Bt848]]
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| {{Yes}}
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| {{No}}
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* bttv
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|-
 
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! style="background:#efefef;" | [[SAA7146]]
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| [[Brooktree Corporation|Brooktree]]  
! [[Philips Semiconductor]]
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| [[Brooktree Bt878|Bt878]]  
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| {{Yes}}
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| {{No}}
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|
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* bttv
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* snd-bt878
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* btaudio
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|-
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| [[Conexant]]
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| [[Conexant Fusion 878A|Fusion 878A]]
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| {{Yes}}
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| {{Yes}}
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|
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* bttv
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* snd-bt878
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* btaudio
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* dvb-bt8xx
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! style="background:#efefef;" | [[B2C2 FlexCop|FlexCop]]
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| [[Conexant]]  
! [[B2C2 Inc.]]
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| [[Conexant CX2388x|CX2388x]]  
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| {{Yes}}
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| {{Yes}}
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* cx88
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* cx88-alsa
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* cx88-dvb
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! style="background:#efefef;" | [[BT878]]
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| [[Digimove]]  
! [[Brooktree Corporation]], now owned by [[Conexant Systems, Inc.]]
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| [[Digimove Mantis|Mantis]]  
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| {{Unknown}}
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| {{Yes}}
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|
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|-
 
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! style="background:#efefef;" | [[Conexant cx2388x|cx2388x]]
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| [[Philips Semiconductors|Philips]] / [[NXP Semiconductors]]  
! [[Conexant Systems, Inc.]]
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| [[Philips SAA7134|SAA7134]]  
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| {{Yes}}
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| {{Yes}}
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* saa7134
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* saa7134-alsa
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* saa7134-dvb
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|-
 
|-
! style="background:#efefef;" | [[Mantis]]
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| [[Philips Semiconductors|Philips]]  
! [[Digimove]]
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| [[Philips SAA7146|SAA7146]]  
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| {{No}}
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| {{Yes}}
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* saa7146
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* saa7146_vv
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* Has some minor video processing capabilities (scaling)
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* saa7146_vv is only associated with [[Full-featured Card|"Full-featured" cards]]
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| [[SDMC|SDMC Microelectronics Co.,LTD]]
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| [[SDMC DM1105|DM1105]]
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| {{Unknown}}
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| {{Yes}}
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[[Category:Hardware|!PCI interface chipset]]
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Latest revision as of 22:56, 3 October 2009

In relation to V4L-DVB devices, a PCI interface chipset is a bridge between the device's receiver (in the case of TV tuner devices) and A/V inputs (in the case of some devices) and the host computer's PCI bus. Some examples of PCI interface chipsets that are used in V4L-DVB PCI cards include:

PCI interface Chipsets
Vendor Chipset A/V decoder DVB support Associated
Kernel Modules
Comments
B2C2 Inc. FlexCop No Yes
  • Capable of PID filtering
Brooktree Bt848 Yes No
  • bttv
Brooktree Bt878 Yes No
  • bttv
  • snd-bt878
  • btaudio
Conexant Fusion 878A Yes Yes
  • bttv
  • snd-bt878
  • btaudio
  • dvb-bt8xx
Conexant CX2388x Yes Yes
  • cx88
  • cx88-alsa
  • cx88-dvb
Digimove Mantis ? Unknown Yes
Philips / NXP Semiconductors SAA7134 Yes Yes
  • saa7134
  • saa7134-alsa
  • saa7134-dvb
Philips SAA7146 No Yes
  • saa7146
  • saa7146_vv
  • Has some minor video processing capabilities (scaling)
  • saa7146_vv is only associated with "Full-featured" cards
SDMC Microelectronics Co.,LTD DM1105 ? Unknown Yes