[linux-dvb] merhaba: About Avermedia DVB-S Hybrid+FM A700

Eduard Huguet eduardhc at gmail.com
Mon May 19 14:05:48 CEST 2008

Thanks for your clarification, Matthias.
For your information, I've been tested extensively the driver these last
days and I can say it has been working really fine  for me. I've had no
glitches while using it inside MythTV, changing channels works fine, also
recording shows, etc... No issues on this part.

The only minor issue is the one I yet mentioned in a previous mail: I can't
find any channels on Astra 19.2 when using the default frequency table file
located in /usr/share/dvb/dvb-s/Astra 19.2, but ir works fine when using the
alternative file obtained from


2008/5/19, Matthias Schwarzott <zzam at gentoo.org>:
> On Samstag, 17. Mai 2008, bvidinli wrote:
> > Hi,
> > thank you for your answer,
> >
> > may i ask,
> >
> > what is meant by "analog  input", it is mentioned on logs that:" only
> > analog inputs supported yet.." like that..
> > is that mean: s-video, composit ?
> >
> Yeah. The patch already merged into v4l-dvb repository and also merged into
> kernel 2.6.26 does only support s-video and compite input of both A700
> cards
> (Avermedia AverTV dvb-s Pro and AverTV DVB-S Hybrid+FM).
> The other pending patches do add support for DVB-S input to both card
> versions. But this is not yet ready for being merged.
> At least here the tuning is not yet reliable for some frequencies (or does
> get
> no lock depending very hardly on some tuner gain settings). But most
> transponders of Astra-19.2°E I can get a good lock.
> This is the latest version of the patch:
> http://dev.gentoo.org/~zzam/dvb/a700_full_20080519.diff
> About RF analog input I cannot do much, as I do not have the hardware, and
> for
> XC2028 tuner one needs to check out the GPIO configuration.
> If you would like to help you could try out or trace gpio lines some way to
> get RF input running. As far as I know to get XC2028 running you need to
> find
> out which pin does reset the tuner to finish firmware uploading.
> Regards
> Matthias
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