[linux-dvb] Compro Videomate DVB-T200 and friends

hermann pitton hermann-pitton at arcor.de
Fri Sep 8 00:59:24 CEST 2006

Am Freitag, den 08.09.2006, 00:33 +0200 schrieb Hartmut Hackmann:
> Hi
> hermann pitton wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Am Donnerstag, den 07.09.2006, 22:35 +0100 schrieb James Fidell:
> > 
> >>Michael Krufky wrote:
> >>
> >>  According to the website, all
> >>the DVB-T2* cards have TV input, though the T220 doesn't have a
> >>composite input.
> > 
> > 
> > for that one, all the chips have support for composite, svideo and,
> > sometimes not connected, composite over svideo input.
> > 
> > The manufacturer must be somewhat crazy not to use it ...
> > I know for sure from the past Compro is not.
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > Hermann
> > 
> Since i worked on the T200 and T200a:
> These cards support DVBT-T and analog baseband, but no analog TV
> via tuner. That's why the config entry in saa7134-cards.c says
> TUNER_ABSENT - as Michael already mentioned.
> The T200 is known to work, but since i never had this card in hand,
> i am not sure whether the definition of the baseband inputs is correct.
> As mentioned before, you need to load the saa7134-dvb module, afterwards
> the devices will be available. To make the card work, you need a
> firmware file, use the script get_dvb_firmware.pl in the Documentation/dvb
> directory. You will need the file for the tda10046.
> For the T200a, you currently need a hack to get it working. you will find
> instructions in the v4l-dvb wiki.
> I never heard of the T220, so i can't tell about getting it working before
> i got more information.
> Best regards
>    Hartmut

Hi Hartmut,

we'll get this straight after some more investigations.

Compro provided more astonishing surprises previously,
what doesn't speak against them, if you are not the one getting hit in
the first round ;)


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