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Closed source userspace drivers mostly Sundtek Advantages: Should NOT be treated as an order drop-off queue. In this case, including firmware probably is a simple wishlist item, since the kernel devs know how to do this: Sundtek provides their own 3rd party userspace driver which is independent of all kernel versions. Drivers are easy enough to install in XP, but rather hit-and-miss in Vista. Kaffeine with the xine engine can play DVB, and you really can’t beat MythTV for heaps of functionality though a little hard to set up.

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If you own one or more devices from the following list and you want to help with support development, please contact the Linux-Media Mailing List LMML.

Lastly, it bears worth repeating the request: From dmesg I get the following. A quick search on google revealed no sign of support.

Installing a DVB-T USB Stick in Kubuntu

Support for new tuner TDA [47] is working with 2. Freecom classic USB drive with Linux. You’re soliciting help from volunteer developers who work on V4L-DVB matters in their spare time, and such work can be non-trivial i.

It’s possible your device will work. Negatives The bundled software isn’t very flexible.


This device looks identical to this one and is sold in Germany under the same name and in an almost identical box. The end result is a really useful combination even if it took a little research to get all the software together.

DV Hardware – Privacy statement All logos and trademarks are property of their respective owner. At least they have a different usb id.

Consequently, they are unusable at the moment. Plugging into a roof antenna making a mockery of portability distinctly improves reception in XP – no such luck with Vista.

DV Hardware review – Freecom DVB-T USB Stick

I was able to just pick up 6 when scanning Germany??? Just click on the edit icon in the last column of the device’s row. Kaffeine with the xine engine can play DVB, and you really can’t beat MythTV for heaps of functionality though a little hard to set up.

Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. Results 1 to freeecom of 6.

The Catling Mindswipe: How-to: Freecom DVB-T Resurrected Again Pt1

Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4. Many of the devices on this page need a firmware, the best source for firmwares is OpenELEC dvb-firmware repository. Same device as AB, but it could need linuxtv to works. The hardware internals list may not be correct – the original driver from avermedia contains references to AF and mxl t. Peter Whittaker pwwnow wrote on Find More Posts by slothpuck. PID filter table count 15 – limited to about 3 or 4 simultaneous TV channels.


The quality dv-bt the code if open, there are also cases where you just get a binary blob too often just isn’t good enough and there’s still too much work to be done to make the device work.

Like a lot of things in the FLOSS world, where information resources tend to get out of sync over time, there is a degree of interpretation involved.

Would a different distro of linux produce better results — would it be worth waiting for a new version of slackware, for example? While this may be not a problem for end-users, it prevents hacking devices and trying to fix bugs usually not a problem for endusers.

Chipset dvb-h at http: If you’d like to add a new device supported or unsupportedplease go to Template: USB is the Freecom stick. I have a usb freecom dvb-tits a few years old and works well in windoze.

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