Mercury EzView Tv Tuner card
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An analog PCI card from
An analog PCI card from Mercury/Kobian
A good Tv tuner card based on Conexxant Cx23881 chipset with PAL tuner. May be there
A good Tv tuner card based on Conexxant Cx23881 chipset with PAL tuner. May be there tuner versions too on different markets.
Latest revision as of 10:36, 16 July 2010
An analog PCI card from Mercury/Kobian.
A good Tv tuner card based on Conexxant Cx23881 chipset with PAL tuner. May be there are other tuner versions too on different markets.
sudo lspci -v
02:0a.0 Multimedia video controller: Conexant Systems, Inc. CX23880/1/2/3 PCI Video and Audio Decoder (rev 03)
Flags: medium devsel, IRQ 22 Memory at f9000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16M] Capabilities:  Vital Product Data <?> Capabilities: [4c] Power Management version 2 Kernel modules: cx8800
- Works flawlessly with recent kernels flawlessly(Tested on ubuntu 9.10, 10.04 and other flavours).
- There are some mild picture quality issues which needs to be addressed.
Making it work
To make this work create a config file: /etc/modprobe.conf/mercury.conf and put the following line in it. Try with different tuner values depending on your region.
options cx88 card=27 tuner=69