AVerMedia A373 MiniCard Dual DVB-T

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The card is a full-size PCIe Minicard but reports as a USB device

A DVB-T DVB-T PCIe Cards from AVerMedia.

Overview/Features

The AVerMedia A373 MiniCard Dual DVB-T as shipped in the Acer Aspire Revo RL70 HTPC.

  • Full length PCIe MiniCard
  • USB interface
  • Dual tuners
  • Inputs: Antenna (Composite)

Components Used

Windows reports as ITE IT9135 BDA but chip markings are IT9133 and IT9137.

  • ITE IT9133FN - "DVB-T front-end receiver with MPEG TS interface for UHF/VHF DVB-T receptions."
  • ITE IT9137FN - "DVB-T front-end receiver with USB2.0, diversity receiving, and MPEG TS interfaces for UHF/VHF DVB-T receptions."

ITE IT9130 Series Product Brief

Other Images

Identification

# lsusb -v
Bus 002 Device 002: ID 07ca:a373 AVerMedia Technologies, Inc. 
Couldn't open device, some information will be missing
Device Descriptor:
 bLength                18
 bDescriptorType         1
 bcdUSB               2.00
 bDeviceClass            0 (Defined at Interface level)
 bDeviceSubClass         0 
 bDeviceProtocol         0 
 bMaxPacketSize0        64
 idVendor           0x07ca AVerMedia Technologies, Inc.
 idProduct          0xa373 
 bcdDevice            2.00
 iManufacturer           1 
 iProduct                2 
 iSerial                 3 
 bNumConfigurations      1
 Configuration Descriptor:
   bLength                 9
   bDescriptorType         2
   wTotalLength           46
   bNumInterfaces          1
   bConfigurationValue     1
   iConfiguration          0 
   bmAttributes         0x80
     (Bus Powered)
   MaxPower              500mA
   Interface Descriptor:
     bLength                 9
     bDescriptorType         4
     bInterfaceNumber        0
     bAlternateSetting       0
     bNumEndpoints           4
     bInterfaceClass       255 Vendor Specific Class
     bInterfaceSubClass      0 
     bInterfaceProtocol      0 
     iInterface              0 
     Endpoint Descriptor:
       bLength                 7
       bDescriptorType         5
       bEndpointAddress     0x81  EP 1 IN
       bmAttributes            2
         Transfer Type            Bulk
         Synch Type               None
         Usage Type               Data
       wMaxPacketSize     0x0200  1x 512 bytes
       bInterval               0
     Endpoint Descriptor:
       bLength                 7
       bDescriptorType         5
       bEndpointAddress     0x02  EP 2 OUT
       bmAttributes            2
         Transfer Type            Bulk
         Synch Type               None
         Usage Type               Data
       wMaxPacketSize     0x0200  1x 512 bytes
       bInterval               0
     Endpoint Descriptor:
       bLength                 7
       bDescriptorType         5
       bEndpointAddress     0x84  EP 4 IN
       bmAttributes            2
         Transfer Type            Bulk
         Synch Type               None
         Usage Type               Data
       wMaxPacketSize     0x0200  1x 512 bytes
       bInterval               0
     Endpoint Descriptor:
       bLength                 7
       bDescriptorType         5
       bEndpointAddress     0x85  EP 5 IN
       bmAttributes            2
         Transfer Type            Bulk
         Synch Type               None
         Usage Type               Data
       wMaxPacketSize     0x0200  1x 512 bytes
       bInterval               0

Making it Work

Card not currently supported but tuner is supported.

Firmware

Probably requires firmware for ITS IT9137.

Drivers

Sample Kernel Output

Remote Control Support

Internal card, no remote provided, uncertain if and on-board support. Acer Aspire Revo RL70 ships with a standard MCE remote.

External Links


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