[linux-dvb] TechnoTrend S-1401 Budget DVB-S (TDA10086)

Andrew de Quincey adq_dvb at lidskialf.net
Fri Jun 23 04:17:06 CEST 2006


On Friday 23 June 2006 01:58, Chris Malarky wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Does anybody have any experience with the TT S-1401?
>
> We're looking at it as a replacement for the (now discontinued) TT
> S-1400/Hauppauge Nova-S SE as we need a low-profile card to fit in to
> our custom case.
>
> The 1401 is very similar board to the 1400, but it has a Philips
> TDA10086 instead of the S5H1420 demodulator chip.
>
> I found this mail about the TDA10086 in the archives:
>
> http://www.linuxtv.org/pipermail/linux-dvb/2005-July/003383.html
>
> but there were no replies, and I don't see any support for that chip in
> the v4l-dvb sources.
>
> The S-1401 doesn't have the normal removable section on the tin, so I
> can't get a look at the tuner.  Well, not with out a soldering iron
> anyway.  Though losing one card in the name of research would probably
> be acceptable ;-)
>
> The PCI IDs are the usual 1131:7146 for the card, with 13c2:1018 for the
> subsystem.
>
> Any idea as to how viable a driver for this card might be?

I have the docs for that chip sitting here ready for me to implement it... I'm 
doing some ATSC stuff just now, which is pretty much done, so I hope to get 
onto it soon.



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