[linux-dvb] DVB-S card swaps / giveaway

Chris Malarky chris at malarky.org
Mon Dec 10 13:08:28 CET 2007

On Sun, 2007-12-09 at 21:00 +0000, Matthew Bloch wrote:
> Hello again,
> I've had two unsuccessful attempts at finding a Linux-supported DVB-S 
> card.  I've bought two Technisat products: a Skystar USB Plus - except 
> the "Plus" model is completely different from the supported "Skystar 
> USB", and now a Skystar 2 TV PCI card, except I bought a revision 2.7V 
> which isn't supported either.
> I'd happily give either or both of these away to developers interested 
> in getting some drivers written; alternatively I could swap one of them 
> for a Linux-supported card if that interests anyone?
> Finally can anyone suggest a shop selling a compatible card who'll ship 
> to the UK?  It's been an expensive uphill struggle so far :)
> Thanks,

Their website appears to be offline at the moment (perhaps not a great
sign!), but we bought some TechnoTrend S-1401 DVB-S cards from Intellect
Systems (http://www.intellectsystems.co.uk/), and didn't have any
problems with service or delivery.  The cards have been supported for a
while now.

Chris Malarky
chris at malarky dot org

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