[linux-dvb] DigitalRise DVB-C PCI Cable CI (2033)

Manu Abraham abraham.manu at gmail.com
Fri Nov 30 00:06:10 CET 2007

Ruediger Dohmhardt wrote:
>> does anyone use this card (or at least the 
>> mantis chip)?
> I use it, or to be more precice, I use a Twinhan AD-CP300, that has the
> Mantis 2033.
> The Twinhan and the DigitalRise look pretty similiar to me.

They are of course the same. Azurewave(Twinhan) is the original manufacturer
Technisat is another OEM/ODM. There are some more vendors.
> In
> http://www.linuxtv.org/pipermail/linux-dvb/2007-September/020702.html
> I asked Manu when h is going to provide the CI/CAM Software, which I'm
> waiting for more than half a year now.

Some stuff is a bit pain to do it the right way. Just that it takes a bit longer for 
such things.

> He seems to be pretty busy, which is a pity.
>>  how is the quality and compatibility with e.g. mplayer and this 
>> card? 
> When I use it, then I use it with Kaffeeine. Since the AD-CP300 has no
> CI/CAM support yet,
> most of the time I use one of several TT-C2300 cards.
> Here the CI/CAM works for encrypted KabelDeutschland (KD) channels.
> However, my impression is that the AD-CP300 together with Kaffeine makes
> a better picture

Have an update to that tree, switched from the cu1216 module to the tda10021
instead as well as the gpio fix: http://jusst.de/hg/mantis/
Please test whether it works alright.

> then the TT-2300 together with Vdr-1.4.x/TvTime.
> The DeInterlacer of TvTime is supposed to be very good, but, perhaps,
> the TT-C2300  is not that good.
>> I have read about H.264 support on this card on a shop's homepage, but 
>> the manufacture's homepage does not mention H264 support. Does this card have 
>> H.264 support?
> I have no idea! But where do you live that you have a H.264 stream via
> cabel?

The output is just a MPEG2 TS in any case where H.264 is just encapsulated within


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