[linux-dvb] Vivanco 21056/LR306 a.k.a. MSI DVB at Anywhere a.k.a LifeView Hybrid doesn't scan

hermann pitton hermann-pitton at arcor.de
Tue Jun 26 00:09:19 CEST 2007


Am Montag, den 25.06.2007, 13:09 +1000 schrieb Peter D.:
> On Monday 25 June 2007 07:21, hermann pitton wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > Am Sonntag, den 24.06.2007, 23:49 +1000 schrieb Peter D.:
> > > On Saturday 23 June 2007 09:19, hermann pitton wrote:
> > > > Hello,
> > > >
> > > > Am Freitag, den 22.06.2007, 23:29 +0200 schrieb Werner Braun:
> 
> [snip]
> > > > > The card in question is a PCI DVB-T TV (analog) FM Tuner card named
> > > > > Vivanco 21056 (the cardbus version is called 21057). The
> > > > > description claims parallel processing of DVB and analog signal
> > > > > with picture in picture resp. split-screen capacity.
> 
> [snip]
> > > > With only one single hybrid tuner you can use analog and DVB-T
> > > > simultaneously only, if the condition is given that analog comes from
> > > > an external source like a VCR over Composite or S-Video. (needs
> > > > packed formats, planar don't work!)
> > >
> > > There might be a lot of very similar cards out there.
> 
> I've had another look at the manual.  You obviously know more about what 
> is going on than I do.  I thought that I might be saving people from 
> confusion, but it was just my ignorance showing through.  :-( 

Mine seems to be on the other end. :(

> > yes, LifeView always has a lot of OEMs. Also the first generation of the
> > tda8275 tuner found on some is not in production anymore and they use
> > the tda8275a now, maybe they change more with this replacement.
> >
> > > I thought that Werner's card was a clone of mine, an MSITV at nywhere A/D,
> > > but mine does not support using both tuners at the same time.  It seems
> > > that a very similar card does.
> >
> > You and Werner have only one hybrid tuner at 0x61 for dvb-t and analog.
> > I really thought it is a clone too. Did you ever try radio?
> [snip]
> 
> Yes the FM radio of the MSI TV at nywhare card definitely works under linux.  
> I don't use it much because I have real radios as well.  

Thanks, just to have this for sure.

> Is there any application that can be programmed to change stations and 
> record programs like Kaffeine does with dvb?   

Likely there is something around I don't know about, but "kradio" seems
to be going in that direction already too.

Cheers,
Hermann





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