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| [[DVB-T_USB_Devices#DiB3000M-B_USB1.1_DVB-T_devices|AVerTV DVB-T USB]] || DVB-T || USB 1.1 || Yes || Comes with a tiny antenna   
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| [[DVB-T_USB_Devices#DiB3000M-B_USB1.1_DVB-T_devices|AVerTV DVB-T USB]] || DVB-T || USB 1.1 || {{Yes}} || Comes with a tiny antenna   
 
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| [http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/DVB-T_USB_Devices#AVerMedia_AVerTV_A800  AVerTV DVB-T USB 2.0 (A800)] || DVB-T || USB 2.0 || Yes || Comes with a tiny antenna . Has a ''Linux compatible'' label on the [http://www.avermedia.com/avertv/Product/ProductDetail.aspx?Id=163&tab=APDriver product site] and is fully supported via the [http://www.wi-bw.tfh-wildau.de/~pboettch/home/index.php?site=dvb-usb-howto Open Source DiBUSB Linux driver].  
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| [http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/DVB-T_USB_Devices#AVerMedia_AVerTV_A800  AVerTV DVB-T USB 2.0 (A800)] || DVB-T || USB 2.0 || {{Yes}} || Comes with a tiny antenna . Has a ''Linux compatible'' label on the [http://www.avermedia.com/avertv/Product/ProductDetail.aspx?Id=163&tab=APDriver product site] and is fully supported via the [http://www.wi-bw.tfh-wildau.de/~pboettch/home/index.php?site=dvb-usb-howto Open Source DiBUSB Linux driver].  
 
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| [[AVerMedia AVerTV DVB-T (A761)|AVerTV DVB-T (A761)]] || DVB-T || PCI || Yes ||
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| [[AVerMedia AVerTV DVB-T (A761)|AVerTV DVB-T (A761)]] || DVB-T || PCI || {{Yes}} ||
 
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| [[AVerMedia_AVerTV_DVB-T_Super_007 | AVerTV Digi Super 007]] || DVB-T, DAB || PCI || Partially ||
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| [[AVerMedia_AVerTV_DVB-T_Super_007 | AVerTV Digi Super 007]] || DVB-T, DAB || PCI || {{Partial}} ||
 
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| [[AVerMedia AVerTV DVB-T 771 (A771)|AVerTV DVB-T 771 (A771)]] || DVB-T || PCI || Yes ||
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| [[AVerMedia AVerTV DVB-T 771 (A771)|AVerTV DVB-T 771 (A771)]] || DVB-T || PCI || {{Yes}} ||
 
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| [[AVerMedia AVerTV DVB-T 777 (A16AR)|AVerTV DVB-T 777 (A16AR)]] || DVB-T || PCI || Yes ||
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| [[AVerMedia AVerTV DVB-T 777 (A16AR)|AVerTV DVB-T 777 (A16AR)]] || DVB-T || PCI || {{Yes}} ||
 
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| [[AVerMedia AVerTV Hybrid+FM PCI (A16D)|AVerTV Hybrid+FM PCI (A16D)]] || DVB-T || PCI || No || Experimental support exists
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| [[AVerMedia AVerTV Hybrid+FM PCI (A16D)|AVerTV Hybrid+FM PCI (A16D)]] || DVB-T || PCI || {{No}} || Experimental support exists
 
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| [[AVerMedia AVerTV Hybrid+FM PCI (A16AR)|AVerTV Hybrid+FM PCI (A16AR)]] || DVB-T || PCI || Yes ||  
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| [[AVerMedia AVerTV Hybrid+FM PCI (A16AR)|AVerTV Hybrid+FM PCI (A16AR)]] || DVB-T || PCI || {{Yes}} ||  
 
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| [[AVerMedia AVerTV Hybrid+FM Cardbus (E506R)|AVerTV Hybrid+FM Cardbus (E506R)]] || DVB-T, NTSC/PAL/SECAM Analog, FM || Cardbus || No || Experimental support exists
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| [[AVerMedia AVerTV Hybrid+FM Cardbus (E506R)|AVerTV Hybrid+FM Cardbus (E506R)]] || DVB-T, NTSC/PAL/SECAM Analog, FM || Cardbus || {{No}} || Experimental support exists
 
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| [[AVerMedia AVerTV Hybrid Express Slim HC81R]] || DVB-T Analog TV ATSC PAL FM Digital Radio || ExpressCard || No || Many features - Very compact - Gets extremely hot
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| [[AVerMedia AVerTV Hybrid Express Slim HC81R]] || DVB-T Analog TV ATSC PAL FM Digital Radio || ExpressCard || {{No}} || Many features - Very compact - Gets extremely hot
 
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| [[AVerMedia AVerTV Hybrid NanoExpress (HC82) ]] || || ExpressCard || Partially ||
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| [[AVerMedia AVerTV Hybrid NanoExpress (HC82) ]] || || ExpressCard || {{Partial}} ||
 
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| [[AVerMedia AVerTV Speedy Hybrid PCI-E]] || DVB-T Analog TV ATSC PAL FM Digital Radio || PCIe || Partially ||
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| [[AVerMedia AVerTV Speedy Hybrid PCI-E]] || DVB-T Analog TV ATSC PAL FM Digital Radio || PCIe || {{Partial}} ||
 
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| [[AVerMedia AVerTV Hybrid Express (A577) ]] || DVB-T Analog TV FM Digital Radio || ExpressCard || No || Many features - Very compact
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| [[AVerMedia AVerTV Hybrid Express (A577) ]] || DVB-T Analog TV FM Digital Radio || ExpressCard || {{No}} || Many features - Very compact
 
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| [[AVerMedia A169]] || Dual Analog, FM || PCI || ? || Versions B and B1 are listed as card numbers 91 and 92 in CARDLIST.saa7134
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| [[AVerMedia A169]] || Dual Analog, FM || PCI || {{Unknown}} || Versions B and B1 are listed as card numbers 91 and 92 in CARDLIST.saa7134
 
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| [[AVerMedia AVerTVHD MCE A180|AVerTVHD MCE A180]] || ATSC || PCI || Yes ||
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| [[AVerMedia AVerTVHD MCE A180|AVerTVHD MCE A180]] || ATSC || PCI || {{Yes}} ||
 
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| [[AVerMedia AVerTV Combo PCIe (M780)|AVerTV Combo PCIe (M780)]] || ATSC || PCIe || No ||
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| [[AVerMedia AVerTV Combo PCIe (M780)|AVerTV Combo PCIe (M780)]] || ATSC || PCIe || {{No}} ||
 
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| [[AVerMedia AVerTVHD Volar (A868R)|AVerTV Volar (A868R)]] || ATSC || USB 2.0 || No ||
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| [[AVerMedia AVerTVHD Volar (A868R)|AVerTV Volar (A868R)]] || ATSC || USB 2.0 || {{No}} ||
 
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| [[AVerMedia AVerTV DVB-S Pro (A700)|AVerTV DVB-S Pro (A700)]] || DVB-S || PCI || No || Experimental support exists
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| [[AVerMedia AVerTV DVB-S Pro (A700)|AVerTV DVB-S Pro (A700)]] || DVB-S || PCI || {{No}} || Experimental support exists
 
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| [[AVerMedia AVerTV DVB-S Hybrid+FM (A700)|AVerTV DVB-S Hybrid+FM (A700)]] || DVB-S || PCI || No || Experimental support exists
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| [[AVerMedia AVerTV DVB-S Hybrid+FM (A700)|AVerTV DVB-S Hybrid+FM (A700)]] || DVB-S || PCI || {{No}} || Experimental support exists
 
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| [[AVerMedia M791 PCIe Combo (OEM)|M791 PCIe Combo (OEM)]] || ATSC || PCIe || No ||
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| [[AVerMedia M791 PCIe Combo (OEM)|M791 PCIe Combo (OEM)]] || ATSC || PCIe || {{No}} ||
 
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| [[AVerMedia M792 PCIe Combo (OEM)|M792 PCIe Combo (OEM)]] || ATSC || PCIe || No ||
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| [[AVerMedia M792 PCIe Combo (OEM)|M792 PCIe Combo (OEM)]] || ATSC || PCIe || {{No}} ||
 
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| [[AVerMedia AverTV Hybrid Volar HX (A827)| AverTV Hybrid Volar HX (A827)]] || DVB-T Analog TV FM || USB-2.0 || ? || Beta drivers
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| [[AVerMedia AverTV Hybrid Volar HX (A827)| AverTV Hybrid Volar HX (A827)]] || DVB-T Analog TV FM || USB-2.0 || {{Unknown}} || Beta drivers
 
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| AVerTV Satellite Trinity (A707) || DVB-T DVB-S Analog TV FM || PCIe || No ||
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| AVerTV Satellite Trinity (A707) || DVB-T DVB-S Analog TV FM || PCIe || {{No}} ||
 
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| AVerTV Duo Hybrid PCI-E (A177) || Dual DVB-T Analog TV FM || PCIe || ||
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| AVerTV Duo Hybrid PCI-E (A177) || Dual DVB-T Analog TV FM || PCIe || {{Unknown}} ||
 
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| AVerTV Hybrid Speedy PCI-E (H788R) || DVB-T Analog TV FM || PCIe || ||
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| AVerTV Hybrid Speedy PCI-E (H788R) || DVB-T Analog TV FM || PCIe || {{Unknown}} ||
 
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| AVerTV Bravo Hybrid PCI-E (H788) || ATSC, NTSC Analog, FM || PCIe || No ||
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| AVerTV Bravo Hybrid PCI-E (H788) || ATSC, NTSC Analog, FM || PCIe || {{No}} ||
 
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| AVerTV Duo Hybrid PCI-E II (A188) || Dual DVB-T Analog TV FM || PCIe || ||
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| AVerTV Duo Hybrid PCI-E II (A188) || Dual DVB-T Analog TV FM || PCIe || {{Unknown}} ||
 
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| AVerTV Hybrid Volar MAX (H826) || ATSC, NTSC Analog || PCIe || No || US market only
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| AVerTV Hybrid Volar MAX (H826) || ATSC, NTSC Analog || PCIe || {{No}} || US market only
 
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Revision as of 12:53, 9 May 2009

AVerMedia is a Taiwanese company that produces and sells many different analog and digital TV devices for personal computers.

Some AVerMedia devices are well supported under linux via drivers from the LinuxTV project. AVerMedia, themselves, do not provide direct support for their devices under Linux but for one exception (which itself is a case that is quite limited/constrained in scope). A dialogue with George Chen, AVerMedia Technologies S.L. director, outlines the company's current position in regards to Linux (Spanish).

This vendor is occasionally explicitly Linux friendly, though most support has been written without their input and we cannot count on their help in resolving problems. Most of their cards are well supported under Linux.

Analog Devices

AverMedia's bttv cards are well supported and work out of the box. See Bttv devices (bt848, bt878).

Several of AverMedia's saa713x cards are also well supported. See Saa713x devices.


Digital Devices

DVB Devices sold by AVerMedia
Model Standard Interface Supported Comments
AVerTV DVB-T USB DVB-T USB 1.1 Yes Comes with a tiny antenna
AVerTV DVB-T USB 2.0 (A800) DVB-T USB 2.0 Yes Comes with a tiny antenna . Has a Linux compatible label on the product site and is fully supported via the Open Source DiBUSB Linux driver.
AVerTV DVB-T (A761) DVB-T PCI Yes
AVerTV Digi Super 007 DVB-T, DAB PCI ~ Partial
AVerTV DVB-T 771 (A771) DVB-T PCI Yes
AVerTV DVB-T 777 (A16AR) DVB-T PCI Yes
AVerTV Hybrid+FM PCI (A16D) DVB-T PCI No Experimental support exists
AVerTV Hybrid+FM PCI (A16AR) DVB-T PCI Yes
AVerTV Hybrid+FM Cardbus (E506R) DVB-T, NTSC/PAL/SECAM Analog, FM Cardbus No Experimental support exists
AVerMedia AVerTV Hybrid Express Slim HC81R DVB-T Analog TV ATSC PAL FM Digital Radio ExpressCard No Many features - Very compact - Gets extremely hot
AVerMedia AVerTV Hybrid NanoExpress (HC82) ExpressCard ~ Partial
AVerMedia AVerTV Speedy Hybrid PCI-E DVB-T Analog TV ATSC PAL FM Digital Radio PCIe ~ Partial
AVerMedia AVerTV Hybrid Express (A577) DVB-T Analog TV FM Digital Radio ExpressCard No Many features - Very compact
AVerMedia A169 Dual Analog, FM PCI ? Unknown Versions B and B1 are listed as card numbers 91 and 92 in CARDLIST.saa7134
AVerTVHD MCE A180 ATSC PCI Yes
AVerTV Combo PCIe (M780) ATSC PCIe No
AVerTV Volar (A868R) ATSC USB 2.0 No
AVerTV DVB-S Pro (A700) DVB-S PCI No Experimental support exists
AVerTV DVB-S Hybrid+FM (A700) DVB-S PCI No Experimental support exists
M791 PCIe Combo (OEM) ATSC PCIe No
M792 PCIe Combo (OEM) ATSC PCIe No
AverTV Hybrid Volar HX (A827) DVB-T Analog TV FM USB-2.0 ? Unknown Beta drivers
AVerTV Satellite Trinity (A707) DVB-T DVB-S Analog TV FM PCIe No
AVerTV Duo Hybrid PCI-E (A177) Dual DVB-T Analog TV FM PCIe ? Unknown
AVerTV Hybrid Speedy PCI-E (H788R) DVB-T Analog TV FM PCIe ? Unknown
AVerTV Bravo Hybrid PCI-E (H788) ATSC, NTSC Analog, FM PCIe No
AVerTV Duo Hybrid PCI-E II (A188) Dual DVB-T Analog TV FM PCIe ? Unknown
AVerTV Hybrid Volar MAX (H826) ATSC, NTSC Analog PCIe No US market only
  • AVerTV DVB-T Express (E568) has a Linux compatible label on the product site (not found anymore) but with licence issues.

3rd Party Drivers

In progress:

Licence issues

Some product pages have a ‘Linux compatible’ label, but the licence in the associated driver that they offer includes the words “The binaries part of AVerMedia Linux Driver is ported from Windows driver and is under some other NDA, so the original source code will not be released.” This suggests that this driver has non-free dependencies, which suggests that this driver will never be included in Linux. Does “is fully supported” in the paragraph above mean “supported so long as you use AVerMedia's out-of-tree driver”, or does it mean “supported in-tree, no need for AVerMedia's own driver” ?

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