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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. <br/>
 
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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===Drivers===
 
===Drivers===
  
Support using the new [[multiproto]] API has been attempted. <br/>
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Device driver support can be found in this S2API repository [[http://mercurial.intuxication.org/hg/s2-liplianin/]] <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/>
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An updated [[S2API]] based patch was posted [[http://www.linuxtv.org/pipermail/linux-dvb/2008-October/029830.html here]] in October 2008<br/>
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'''Warning: Conflicting reports suggest packet loss issues are now fixed. Not yet confirmed.'''<br/>
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===Sample kernel output===
 
===Sample kernel output===
''provide the relevant portion of dmesg here''
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usb 1-2.3: new high speed USB device using ps3-ehci-driver and address 10<br/>
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usb 1-2.3: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice<br/>
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dvb-usb: found a ‘Technotrend TT Connect S2-3600′ in warm state.<br/>
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pctv452e_power_ctrl: 1<br/>
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dvb-usb: will pass the complete MPEG2 transport stream to the software demuxer.<br/>
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DVB: registering new adapter (Technotrend TT Connect S2-3600)<br/>
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pctv452e: I2C error -121; AA 02 A0 01 14 -> 55 02 A0 00 00.<br/>
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dvb-usb: MAC address: 00:d0:5c:64:75:3c<br/>
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pctv452e_frontend_attach Enter<br/>
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stb0899_attach: Attaching STB0899<br/>
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pctv452e_frontend_attach Leave Ok<br/>
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DVB: registering adapter 0 frontend 0 (STB0899 Multistandard)…<br/>
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pctv452e_tuner_attach Enter<br/>
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stb6100_attach: Attaching STB6100<br/>
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pctv452e_tuner_attach Leave<br/>
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input: IR-receiver inside an USB DVB receiver as /class/input/input4<br/>
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dvb-usb: schedule remote query interval to 500 msecs.<br/>
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pctv452e_power_ctrl: 0<br/>
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dvb-usb: Technotrend TT Connect S2-3600 successfully initialized and connected.<br/>
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usbcore: registered new interface driver pctv452e<br/>
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usbcore: registered new interface driver dvb-usb-tt-connect-s2-3600-01.fw<br/>
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===Remote Control Support===
 
===Remote Control Support===
  

Revision as of 16:50, 21 June 2009

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

A DVB-S2 USB 2.0 Device from TechnoTrend.

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

Device driver support can be found in this S2API repository [[1]]

Sample kernel output

usb 1-2.3: new high speed USB device using ps3-ehci-driver and address 10
usb 1-2.3: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
dvb-usb: found a ‘Technotrend TT Connect S2-3600′ in warm state.
pctv452e_power_ctrl: 1
dvb-usb: will pass the complete MPEG2 transport stream to the software demuxer.
DVB: registering new adapter (Technotrend TT Connect S2-3600)
pctv452e: I2C error -121; AA 02 A0 01 14 -> 55 02 A0 00 00.
dvb-usb: MAC address: 00:d0:5c:64:75:3c
pctv452e_frontend_attach Enter
stb0899_attach: Attaching STB0899
pctv452e_frontend_attach Leave Ok
DVB: registering adapter 0 frontend 0 (STB0899 Multistandard)…
pctv452e_tuner_attach Enter
stb6100_attach: Attaching STB6100
pctv452e_tuner_attach Leave
input: IR-receiver inside an USB DVB receiver as /class/input/input4
dvb-usb: schedule remote query interval to 500 msecs.
pctv452e_power_ctrl: 0
dvb-usb: Technotrend TT Connect S2-3600 successfully initialized and connected.
usbcore: registered new interface driver pctv452e
usbcore: registered new interface driver dvb-usb-tt-connect-s2-3600-01.fw

Remote Control Support

The black TT remote is supported by the device.

External Links