[linux-dvb] [eb1a:2800] V-Stream TV-PVR USB2.0

Patrick Boettcher patrick.boettcher at desy.de
Mon Jun 20 11:27:57 CEST 2005

Hi James,

On Mon, 20 Jun 2005, James Le Cuirot wrote:
>>> Hello. I've got the V-Stream TV-PVR USB2.0 which is listed under
This is what I found when goggling for V-Stream TV-PVR USB2.0:


If this is your device, then it is _not_ a DVB-T receiver but a 

>>> lsusb as "eb1a:2800 eMPIA Technology, Inc." but I can't get it to

Also the USB IDs are not yet assigned to any DVB-T USB driver.

> What are you saying, that this is completely the wrong driver and
> mailing list?
> It is indeed the "V-Stream XPERT DTV - DVB-T" but that is

Hmm, now I'm getting confused ;): Which device do you have?

V-Stream XPERT DTV - DVB-T or V-Stream TV-PVR USB2.0.

> clearly mentioned in the wiki as being supported - or at least the
> USB1.1 version of it is, I'm not so sure about the USB2.0 version.

Me neither, but probably it is compatible and we just have to add the IDs 
to a driver and it will work.

> Or do you mean that this is the right driver and mailing list but I'm 
> trying to use it incorrectly in MythTV? How would I use it instead? I 
> haven't seen any video4linux nodes pop up in /dev.

If it is the DVB-T device, then there won't be any /dev/video-nodes, but 

Just to make sure: Can you point me to a website of your device?

Then we probably have to take a look into your box (to find out the ICs in 
use) and/or do some usblogging in Windows to figure out, which driver is 
the right one for your device.


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