[linux-dvb] Re: Status of HDTV5 lite?

Michael Krufky mkrufky at linuxtv.org
Wed Oct 5 17:46:42 CEST 2005


Luis Ochoa wrote:
> On 10/4/05, Michael Krufky <mkrufky at linuxtv.org> wrote:
> 
>>>>From the thread I mentioned above plus your previous answer, I gather:
>>>-NTSC IF Demod is a tda9887
>>>-TDA9887 (PAL, SECAM, NTSC, FM Radio)
> 
>>The card doesnt receive analog fm signals.
> 
> Should I interpret this as:
> -Even though the analog demod  on the card (TDA9887,
> http://www.semiconductors.philips.com/pip/TDA9887.html) is able to
> process analog FM radio signals, there's no additional circuit on the
> card to make this happen.

Yes.  The tda9887 is an all-purpose chip, that DViCO chose to use, 
without implementing all of it's features.  As DViCO doesn't advertise 
FM capabilities with their cards, I never bothered to try it.

I *really* don't think it's possible, but maybe you'll find something 
out that I haven't tried.

If all else fails, you're welcome to whip out the soldering iron and 
experiment.  <INSERT DISCLAIMER HERE>

I recommend against it.

Cheers,
Mike Krufky




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