AVerMedia AVerTV DVB-T 777 (A16A-C)

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Introduction

This card is similar to the AVerMedia AVerTV DVB-T 777 (A16AR) and is currently working using the latest driver code from the v4l-dvb repository.

While not yet correctly labeled ('Avermedia Technologies Inc Unknown device'), the tuner functions well. The IR receiver is also detected and functional.

A distance shot of the front of an AVerMedia 777 (A16A-C) PCI card
A shot of the back of an AVerMedia 777 (A16A-C) PCI card
A closeup of the components on an AVerMedia 777 (A16A-C) PCI card

Components

  • saa7135 - tuner
  • MT352 - Demodulator

lspci -vvnn

01:0a.0 Multimedia controller [0480]: Philips Semiconductors
SAA7133/SAA7135 Video Broadcast Decoder [1131:7133] (rev d1)
        Subsystem: Avermedia Technologies Inc Unknown device [1461:2c05]
        Control: I/O- Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop-
ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx-
        Status: Cap+ 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=medium
>TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR- INTx-
        Latency: 32
        Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 7
        Region 0: Memory at e4000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=2K]
        Capabilities: [40] Power Management version 2
                Flags: PMEClk- DSI- D1+ D2+ AuxCurrent=0mA
PME(D0-,D1-,D2-,D3hot-,D3cold-)
                Status: D0 PME-Enable- DSel=0 DScale=0 PME-
        Kernel driver in use: saa7134
        Kernel modules: saa7134

dmesg output

Aug 29 18:24:23 mincho kernel: saa7130/34: v4l2 driver version 0.2.14 loaded
Aug 29 18:24:23 mincho kernel: saa7133[0]: found at 0000:01:0a.0, rev:
209, irq: 7, latency: 32, mmio: 0xe4000000
Aug 29 18:24:23 mincho kernel: saa7133[0]: subsystem: 1461:2c05, board:
AverTV DVB-T 777 [card=85,autodetected]
Aug 29 18:24:23 mincho kernel: saa7133[0]: board init: gpio is 2e400
Aug 29 18:24:23 mincho kernel: input: saa7134 IR (AverTV DVB-T 777) as
/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:08.0/0000:01:0a.0/input/input7

Misc

  • Tested under 32bit Fedora 8 and 9:
uname -a:
Linux mincho 2.6.25.14-108.fc9.i686 #1 SMP Mon Aug 4 14:08:11 EDT 2008 i686 athlon i386 GNU/Linux
  • Thread where this was initially discussed
http://marc.info/?l=linux-dvb&m=121986094129530&w=2