[linux-dvb] HVR-850 (HVR-950Q?) NTSC Analog Video

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Wed Nov 19 04:03:37 CET 2008

On Tue, 2008-11-18 at 20:22 -0500, Tom Wambold wrote:
> Hello all:
> I have a Hauppauge HVR-850, and I am trying to get it to work with
> Linux.  I am able to use the au0828 drivers in the 2.6.27 kernel to
> get digital signals from my 850, but I can't seem to find any way to
> get an analog signal.  I have searched all around and could not find a
> solution.  Does anyone have any information on this?
> To clarify, my kernel version is 2.6.27, the HVR-850's USB ID is
> 2040:7240.  I found some links saying that the 850 is similar to the
> 950Q, if so, any information on that might help too.

I believe the HVR-850 is actually a rebadge of the original HVR-950,
which didn't do QAM. The 950Q does QAM and uses a completely different
chipset than the 850.

> I know the hardware supports analog, as the Windows software is able
> to get a signal.

I vaguely recall analog support being missing at one point, dunno if its
been added. Don't know much of anything about it beyond that.


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