DVBWorld DVB-C 3101 USB2.0

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A DVB-C USB 2.0 device from DVBWorld.

Support for it is now merged to the [1]. It is already working fine for most.


One will find that the device actually contains only an USB connector, antenna input, and nothing slot for a smart card . Additionally, a remote control is bundled in the package.

Based upon the analysis of USBsnoop logs, it appears that the control API used for the FX2 chip is the same as that employed by a DVBWorld reference design. In the bundled Windows driver/software, there are one firmware files, it is dvb-usb-dw3101.fw ,These may or may not have anything to do with this particular device .

Components Used

  • Philips (tuner module)
  • Microchip 24C02 (serial EEPROM) ... situated on back side of the PCB directly beneath where the tuner IC would be
  • NXP/Philips TDA10023HT (digital demodulator)
  • Cypress CY7C68013A (i.e. FX2LP) (USB bridge)
  • PIC16LF72 (remote control)

Making it Work


See the instructions for obtaining the firmware for the dvb-usb-dw3101.fw here [2]#Firmware. unrar it and copy dvb-usb-dw3101.fw firmware file to /lib/firmware/


hg clone http://mercurial.intuxication.org/hg/s2-liplianin/
cd s2-liplianin
make menuconfig
make install

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