[linux-dvb] Looks like there's a new unsupported WinTV Nova T500 out there

David dvb-t at iinet.com.au
Thu Aug 28 01:08:09 CEST 2008


From: "Devin Heitmueller" <devin.heitmueller at gmail.com>
To: "Paul Gardiner" <lists at glidos.net>
Cc: <linux-dvb at linuxtv.org>
Sent: Thursday, August 28, 2008 8:34 AM
Subject: Re: [linux-dvb] Looks like there's a new unsupported WinTV Nova 
T500 out there


> It might be a good idea to create a page in the LinuxTV DVB wiki, in
> particular including the USB device id:
>
> http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/Main_Page
>
> Devin
>
> On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 6:31 PM, Paul Gardiner <lists at glidos.net> wrote:
>> Just trying to get MythTV up and running, plugged in my
>> newly arrived WinTV Nova T 500 and no /dev/dvb directory
>> appeared. It's not the known probelmatic Diversity version,
>> but it does say v2.1 on the box, and it seems to have
>> different chips. :-(
>>
>> Just thought I'd warn people and maybe ask if anyone
>> else has run into this.

The Nova-T 500 is supposed to be end of life.
In March 2008 the Australian importer said "The Nova 500 should continue for 
about another 3-4 months but will be replaced by the HVR-2200"

Regards
David 



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