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If you want to receive IP over Satellite and DVB on your Linux machine, you might want to buy one of these DVB PCI cards (see also the developer section for a list of card revisions supported by our driver):  
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The term usually refers to a [[PCI]] based [[DVB]] card, but in casual conversation it may also sometimes be in reference to an [[USB]] or [[IEEE1394]]/[[FireWire]] based DVB device.  For examples of DVB cards see:
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* [[DVB-S Devices]]
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* [[DVB-C Devices]]
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* [[DVB-T Devices]]
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* [[ATSC Devices]]
  
The [[Siemens]] DVB card - this is the card we developed the Linux drivers for (thanks to the Siemens guys). The Siemens DVB-S card is identical to the cards built by Hauppauge, Technotrend, Galaxis and Katek. We also support the Siemens DVB-C card.
 
  
[[Hauppauge]] has released a low budget version of the Siemens card. The WinTV Nova has no MPEG2 decoder chip anymore. From driver version 0.8 on we support this card - you should be able to get a complete transport stream from it.
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[[Category:Hardware| ]]
 
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[[Technotrend]] has developed a DVB-T card and our driver also supports this card (both, the version with DSP and the Nova card). Most DVB-S cards (except for Version 1.6) are also supported by us. The Technotrend DVB-C card (at least the newer version 2.1) is currently not working with our driver.
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The Telemann Skymedia card - never seen that card, but there are Linux drivers
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The Pentamedia cards - Linux drivers for a IP-over-Satellite card.
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Latest revision as of 23:52, 3 October 2009

The term usually refers to a PCI based DVB card, but in casual conversation it may also sometimes be in reference to an USB or IEEE1394/FireWire based DVB device. For examples of DVB cards see: