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* [http://www.mygica.com/search01.asp?Keyword=x8507 Geniatech/Mygica X8507]
Only analog TV --> Needed kernel > = 3.5
Analog input --> Needed kernel > = 3.7
Radio = not yet
ISDB-t = no yet
===Sample Kernel Output===
===Sample Kernel Output===

Revision as of 12:45, 29 January 2013

PCI-Express receiver card, it allows you access free-to-air Brazilian standard digital terrestrial TV , analogue TV, FM radio and digital radio. It record and save TV programs directly in MPEG-II/H264 TS file.


  • PCI-e interface
  • Inputs: Antenna, S-Video, Composite, YPbPr, IR and Stereo Audio

Components Used

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MyGica X8507 board cx23885 mb86a20s xc5000


# lspci -vvvnn
03:00.0 Multimedia video controller [0400]: Conexant Systems, Inc. CX23885 PCI Video and Audio Decoder [14f1:8852] (rev 02)
       Subsystem: Conexant Systems, Inc. Device [14f1:8502]
       Control: I/O- Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx-
       Status: Cap+ 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR- INTx-
       Latency: 0, Cache Line Size: 32 bytes
       Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 18
       Region 0: Memory at fe800000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=2M]
       Capabilities: [40] Express (v1) Endpoint, MSI 00
               DevCap: MaxPayload 128 bytes, PhantFunc 0, Latency L0s <64ns, L1 <1us
                       ExtTag- AttnBtn- AttnInd- PwrInd- RBE- FLReset-
               DevCtl: Report errors: Correctable- Non-Fatal- Fatal- Unsupported-
                       RlxdOrd+ ExtTag- PhantFunc- AuxPwr- NoSnoop+
                       MaxPayload 128 bytes, MaxReadReq 512 bytes
               DevSta: CorrErr- UncorrErr+ FatalErr- UnsuppReq+ AuxPwr- TransPend-
               LnkCap: Port #0, Speed 2.5GT/s, Width x1, ASPM L0s L1, Latency L0 <2us, L1 <4us
                       ClockPM- Suprise- LLActRep- BwNot-
               LnkCtl: ASPM Disabled; RCB 64 bytes Disabled- Retrain- CommClk-
                       ExtSynch- ClockPM- AutWidDis- BWInt- AutBWInt-
               LnkSta: Speed 2.5GT/s, Width x1, TrErr- Train- SlotClk+ DLActive- BWMgmt- ABWMgmt-
       Capabilities: [80] Power Management version 2
               Flags: PMEClk- DSI+ D1+ D2+ AuxCurrent=0mA PME(D0+,D1+,D2+,D3hot+,D3cold-)
               Status: D0 PME-Enable- DSel=0 DScale=0 PME-
       Capabilities: [90] Vital Product Data <?>
       Capabilities: [a0] Message Signalled Interrupts: Mask- 64bit+ Count=1/1 Enable-
               Address: 0000000000000000  Data: 0000
       Capabilities: [100] Advanced Error Reporting
               UESta:  DLP- SDES- TLP- FCP- CmpltTO- CmpltAbrt- UnxCmplt- RxOF- MalfTLP- ECRC- UnsupReq+ ACSVoil-
               UEMsk:  DLP- SDES- TLP- FCP- CmpltTO- CmpltAbrt- UnxCmplt- RxOF- MalfTLP- ECRC- UnsupReq- ACSVoil-
               UESvrt: DLP+ SDES- TLP- FCP+ CmpltTO- CmpltAbrt- UnxCmplt- RxOF+ MalfTLP+ ECRC- UnsupReq- ACSVoil-
               CESta:  RxErr- BadTLP- BadDLLP- Rollover- Timeout- NonFatalErr-
               CESta:  RxErr- BadTLP- BadDLLP- Rollover- Timeout- NonFatalErr-
               AERCap: First Error Pointer: 14, GenCap- CGenEn- ChkCap- ChkEn-
       Capabilities: [200] Virtual Channel <?>
       Kernel driver in use: cx23885
       Kernel modules: cx23885

Making it Work



Only analog TV --> Needed kernel > = 3.5

Analog input --> Needed kernel > = 3.7

Radio = not yet

ISDB-t = no yet

Sample Kernel Output

# dmesg

cx23885 driver version 0.0.3 loaded

CORE cx23885[0]: subsystem: 14f1:8502, board: Mygica X8507 [card=33,autodetected]

cx25840 7-0044: cx23885 A/V decoder found @ 0x88 (cx23885[0])

Adding 8391676k swap on /dev/sda5. Priority:-1 extents:1 across:8391676k

cx25840 7-0044: loaded v4l-cx23885-avcore-01.fw firmware (16382 bytes)

i2c-core: driver [tuner] using legacy suspend method

i2c-core: driver [tuner] using legacy resume method

tuner 6-0061: Tuner -1 found with type(s) Radio TV.

xc5000 6-0061: creating new instance

xc5000: Successfully identified at address 0x61

xc5000: Firmware has not been loaded previously

cx23885[0]: registered device video0 [v4l2]

cx23885[0]: registered device vbi0

cx23885[0]: registered ALSA audio device

xc5000: waiting for firmware upload (dvb-fe-xc5000-1.6.114.fw)...

xc5000: firmware read 12401 bytes.

xc5000: firmware uploading...

xc5000: firmware upload complete...

cx23885_dev_checkrevision() Hardware revision = 0xb0

cx23885[0]/0: found at 0000:02:00.0, rev: 2, irq: 19, latency: 0, mmio: 0xfd400000

Registered IR keymap rc-total-media-in-hand-02

input: cx23885 IR (Mygica X8507) as /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:07.0/0000:02:00.0/rc/rc0/input14

rc0: cx23885 IR (Mygica X8507) as /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:07.0/0000:02:00.0/rc/rc0

IR NEC protocol handler initialized

IR RC5(x) protocol handler initialized

IR RC6 protocol handler initialized

IR JVC protocol handler initialized

IR Sony protocol handler initialized

IR SANYO protocol handler initialized

input: MCE IR Keyboard/Mouse (cx23885) as /devices/virtual/input/input15

IR MCE Keyboard/mouse protocol handler initialized

lirc_dev: IR Remote Control driver registered, major 251

rc rc0: lirc_dev: driver ir-lirc-codec (cx23885) registered at minor = 0

IR LIRC bridge handler initialized

Remote Control Support

Requires kernel> = 3.9

Disabled by default

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