[linux-dvb] can you confirm that the nova-td-500 is supported

Michael Krufky mkrufky at linuxtv.org
Fri Dec 19 21:46:55 CET 2008


Simon Kenyon wrote:
> Michael Krufky wrote:
>> On Fri, Dec 19, 2008 at 7:45 AM, Simon Kenyon <simon at koala.ie> wrote:
>>  
>>> just bought what i though was a t-500 and when i opened the box it
>>> contained a td-500
>>>
>>> the wiki says (in bright bold colours) that it is not (and never would
>>> be) supported
>>>
>>> however, from looking at the mailing list it appear to be supported
>>>
>>> i can of course take it out of the sealed bag and try
>>>
>>> however, to preserve any change of swapping it i thought i would ask
>>> here first
>>>     
>>
>> There is a very old version of the board that is not supported.  There
>> are very few of those boards around nowadays.
>>
>> The new Nova-TD-500 is definitely supported.  Look for the 84xxx model
>> number -- that is the new revision.  This is the one that you are
>> likely to have, if you recently purchased that board.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Mike
>>
>>   
> thanks for that
> the box says:
>
> WinTV-NOVA-T-500
> model 289
> S-289-V2.1-UK
>
> and the board says:
>
> 840000-04 LF
>
> with the markings on the tuner can:
>
> WinTV-NOVA-TD-500
> DVB-T
> 84109 LF
> REV D1F4
>
> o hopefully i am ok
> will install it tomorrow and report back
>
> by the way, what do JP1 and JP2 do?
>
> sthanks for the help

Simon,

I'm just telling you that the device is well supported under recent 
Linux kernels.  For vendor-specific information about the product, 
you'll have to contact Hauppauge Technical Support.

They have phone numbers and email posted on the Hauppauge web site.

http://www.hauppauge.com

Good Luck,

Mike



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