[linux-dvb] DVB-T USB Device which doesn't require non-free software

Markus Rechberger mrechberger at gmail.com
Thu Aug 21 17:00:06 CEST 2008


On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 4:56 PM, Markus Rechberger
<mrechberger at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 3:47 PM, Alex Speed Kjeldsen
> <alex.kjeldsen at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Just to clarify I have two questions:
>>
>> 1) If I understand you correctly the Terratec Hybrid XS FM should work without any non-free drivers and firmware. Is this the case?
>>

the firmware is included in the available driver (so you won't have to
bother about where to find the firmware or where to parse it from).
The device itself also additionally to the tuner has a small firmware
for the Empia chip.

>> 2) Is this the mentioned device:  http://www.terratec.net/en/products/Cinergy_Hybrid_T_USB_XS_FM_2012.html ?
>>
>> Sorry for asking, but I know close to nothing about DVB devices, and want to be sure before buying a device.
>>
>
> yes, there's also a big community around it already applications are
> also modified in order to support those devices as good/easy as
> possible.
>
> Markus
>



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