saa7162 devices

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saa7162 devices are collectively those PCIe devices that are based upon either a SAA7160, SAA7161 or SAA7162 chip, and which will be supported under Linux by the SAA716x kernel driver module.

Supported cards

There are currently no supported cards. (Check here for current status of driver development).

Examples of saa7160-based cards

Examples of saa7160e-based cards

Examples of saa7160et-based cards

  • TurboSight TBS6280 is a dual DVB-T/DVB-T2 PCIe card from TurboSight.

Examples of saa7162-based cards

Blackgold BGT3540
KWorld PCI Express Hybrid
Photos of new PCI Express Pinnacle cards
  • Blackgold BGT3540 is a "6 in 1" PCI express card, dual digital satellite, dual digital terrestrial, dual analogue terrestrial. Dual F connectors for two DVB-S sources, one Belling-Lee connector for terrestrial.
  • DNTV Live! Dual Hybrid PCI Express, a rebadge of the FlyTV Express X1 MST-T2A2EX, see v4l discussion.
  • DNTV Live! QuattroS PCI Express. See v4l discussion.
  • KWorld PCI Express Hybrid, an early example of a card that uses the saa7162 decoder chip is this hybrid card, which also supports Intel's serial digital video out (SDVO). See product page.
  • LifeView FlyTV Express X1
  • Philips PCV290, a dual DVB-T and dual DVB-S reference design which uses 2xTDA8263 DVB-S Tuner, 1 x TDA10093 Dual Channel DVB-S channel decoder, 2xTDA8275A DVB-T Tuner, 2xTDA10046A DVB-T channel decoder, 1xSAA7162E TV video/audio decoder/PCI express interface)
  • Pinnacle PCTV Dual Analog + DVB-T + DVB-S, Pinnacle PCTV 7010iX: PCIe x1 card with two FM, DVB-T, analog TV, and two DVB-S recievers. Chips used: Philips SAA7162, Philips TDA8275A, Zarlink ZL10313 (for DVB-S). PackardBell has some windows drivers.
  • Pinnacle PCTV Dual Hybrid Pro PCI-e, Pinnacle PCTV 3010iX: Low-profile PCIe x1 card, Two FM, DVB-T, analog TV recievers. Chips used: Philips SAA7162, Philips TDA8275A. PackardBell has some windows drivers.

ViXS Diamond reference design

In August 2005, ViXS Systems announced the Diamond PCI Express TV tuner reference design. The design provides for analog and hybrid (analog/digital) video processing, combining ViXS' XCode II-L Dual MPEG Encoder with Philips' SAA7162 Dual Video Decoder and Philips' TV tuner (press release).