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A [[DVB-S2]] [[DVB-S2 USB Devices|USB 2.0 Device]] from [[TechnoTrend]].
 
A [[DVB-S2]] [[DVB-S2 USB Devices|USB 2.0 Device]] from [[TechnoTrend]].
  
It is currently unsupported, but experimental support has been attempted. Latest [[S2API]] patch (as of October 2008) available [[http://www.linuxtv.org/pipermail/linux-dvb/2008-October/029830.html here ]]
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It is currently unsupported, but experimental support has been attempted. <br/>
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Latest [[S2API]] patch (as of October 2008) available [[http://www.linuxtv.org/pipermail/linux-dvb/2008-October/029830.html here ]] <br/>
  
 
==Overview/Features==
 
==Overview/Features==
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Upon connection to the USB port, the devices' LED is orange and turns green upon module load.<br/>
 
Upon connection to the USB port, the devices' LED is orange and turns green upon module load.<br/>
 
The USB receiver comes with a black RC5 remote control. IR events can be read from /dev/input/eventX<br/>
 
The USB receiver comes with a black RC5 remote control. IR events can be read from /dev/input/eventX<br/>
<span style="color:#ff0000;">'''Reception has been reported as unstable with packet losses from the transport stream!'''</span>
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'''Warning: Reception has been reported as unstable with packet losses from the transport stream.'''
  
 
===Components Used===
 
===Components Used===
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A patch with remote control support was posted [[http://www.linuxtv.org/pipermail/linux-dvb/2008-March/024233.html here]] in March 2008<br/>
 
A patch with remote control support was posted [[http://www.linuxtv.org/pipermail/linux-dvb/2008-March/024233.html here]] in March 2008<br/>
 
An updated [[S2API]] based patch was posted [[http://www.linuxtv.org/pipermail/linux-dvb/2008-October/029830.html here]] in October 2008<br/>
 
An updated [[S2API]] based patch was posted [[http://www.linuxtv.org/pipermail/linux-dvb/2008-October/029830.html here]] in October 2008<br/>
Conflicting reports suggest TS packet losses are now fixed. Not yet confirmed <br/>
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'''Warning: Conflicting reports suggest packet loss issues are now fixed. Not yet confirmed.'''<br/>
  
 
===Sample kernel output===
 
===Sample kernel output===

Revision as of 16:10, 6 November 2008

Top view of the S2-3600 PCB
Bottom view of the S2-3600 PCB

A DVB-S2 USB 2.0 Device from TechnoTrend.

It is currently unsupported, but experimental support has been attempted.
Latest S2API patch (as of October 2008) available [here ]

Overview/Features

This is a USB 2.0 device capable of receiving DVB-S and DVB-S2 tranponders.
Upon connection to the USB port, the devices' LED is orange and turns green upon module load.
The USB receiver comes with a black RC5 remote control. IR events can be read from /dev/input/eventX
Warning: Reception has been reported as unstable with packet losses from the transport stream.

Components Used

  • Cyrix CY7C68013A USB controller
  • STB0899 demod
  • STB6100 tuner

Identification

Vendor ID: 0B48
Product ID: 3007

Making it Work

Firmware

The device does not need any special firmware.
It is still possible to upload a new firmware to the device, although this is not implemented.

Drivers

Support using the new multiproto API has been attempted.
A patch with remote control support was posted [here] in March 2008
An updated S2API based patch was posted [here] in October 2008
Warning: Conflicting reports suggest packet loss issues are now fixed. Not yet confirmed.

Sample kernel output

provide the relevant portion of dmesg here

Remote Control Support

The black TT remote is supported by the device.

External Links