[linux-dvb] Unbranded USB DVB device afatech af9005

Gunther Mayer gunther.mayer at gmx.net
Tue May 2 21:16:21 CEST 2006


steve lynch wrote:

> Dear All,
>  
> I have an unbranded USB DVB stick that works fine with the provided 
> software under windows.
>  
> I wanted to use it to move my Mythtv box from the analogue into the 
> digital era. Trouble is the device is unrecognised. Surprise surprise.
>  
> Physically it looks identical to the Yakumo stick but has an unknown 
> USB VID/PID the only reported branding is from lsusb which reports the 
>  vendor name as "Afatech" ('lsusb' below)
>  
> Has anyone seen this device? If not would anyone care to rate my 
> chance of success (panic free device driver) simply by doing an 
> initial rebuild of dtt200 module with my cards VID/PID in it?
>  
> - steve
>  
> Bus 001 Device 002: ID 15a4:9020
> Device Descriptor:
>   bLength                18
>   bDescriptorType         1
>   bcdUSB               1.10
>   bDeviceClass          255 Vendor Specific Class
>   bDeviceSubClass       255 Vendor Specific Subclass
>   bDeviceProtocol       255 Vendor Specific Protocol
>   bMaxPacketSize0        16
>   idVendor           0x15a4
>   idProduct          0x9020
>   bcdDevice            1.00
>   iManufacturer           1 Afatech
>   iProduct                2 DVBT
>  

This is the only device yet with Afatech 9005 (see www.bttv-gallery.de)
This is not supported yet.

You can ask the vendor if he releases the required information or will 
procide
an open source driver

Gunther



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