[linux-dvb] Digiwave 108G/GeniaTech TVStar Card - Adding it to the CX88 Driver
hermann-pitton at arcor.de
Thu Jan 3 06:17:15 CET 2008
Am Mittwoch, den 02.01.2008, 23:21 -0500 schrieb Dwaine Garden:
> Looking at the chip which is right beside the Analog TV input. It
> says "TBA2028E3".
> Is that the Xceive 2028 tuner chip?
2028 looks suspicious, but as far as I remember, they have been marked
I'll try to come back to it ASAP.
There is so much out in the wilderness, others already seem to care
Likely, we'll have already people knowing better ...
> hermann pitton <hermann-pitton at arcor.de> wrote:
> Hi Dwaine,
> Am Mittwoch, den 02.01.2008, 18:03 -0500 schrieb Dwaine
> > I have added the following code to cx88-cards.c and it
> seemed to activate the card. I can now here the regulator for
> the LNB switch on. Also, I'm getting both signal and SNR
> values that look better than before. I also get locks on radio
> channels when scanning.
> > Is there a way to confirm the actual analog TV tuner for the
> device? I think this is the code that is missing.
> the FQ1216ME with tda9887 is the most doubtfully analog tuner
> in it's
> current shape I know about. There are some old multi standard
> tuners in a similar uncertain condition, but at least they
> don't claim
> suddenly to be compatible with more recent MK3/4/5 tuners too.
> For the two physically existing devices I imagine, none of
> them has a
> tda9887. For the more recent FQ1216ME H-3 (MK3) it is a
> tda9886, means
> no analog radio support on that analog TV tuner. It would need
> an extra
> radio tuner chip for that then.
> Those are all still huge tin/can tuners, but from the fuzzy
> picture I
> saw, you definitely seem to have some sort of silicon behind
> the analog
> antenna connectors.
> Likely it is worth to have a closer look at these chips again.
> For what is confused currently with FQ1216ME, you should be
> either far
> away from it or you are close to shed some light on it, how it
> come into this stage.
> Interesting enough, that you seem to get no errors on analog
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