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A DVB-S PCI card produced by KNC1 based on the Philips SAA7146. This card is also sold under the Mystique SaTiX-SX brand.

There are at least two revisions of this card. Revision X4 (Subsystem ID 1894:0014) is supported. Revision X8 (1894:0054) is not supported. The TV-Star is a lean version of the KNC1 TV-Station DVB-S with a CI connector, and the KNC1 TV-Station DVB-S Plus with a CI connector and analog video input.


  • Half-length full-height PCI card
  • Single tuner for DVB-S only
  • No remote control receiver; May ship with an USB RC

Technical Details

Revision X4:

Revision X8:

Making it Work

Revision X4 is supported by the budget-av driver in the kernel. To compile this driver select Device Drivers > Multimedia support > Media PCI Adapters > SAA7146 DVB cards and Budget Cards in the kernel configuration menu.

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