TBS6514 DTMB/DVB-C Quad Tuner PCI-E Card

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TBS6514 is a DTMB/DVB-C Quad tuner TV card with PCI Express interface, it can be used for watching four different channels from four different frequencies simultaneously, and it supports DVB-C standard at the same time.

TBS6514 works also as a digital video recorder for recording digital terrestrial multimedia TV programs with full HDTV support. With the Time-shifting function, it enables you to pause a live broadcast and continue from where you left. This DTMC PC TV card is ready with windows BDA driver and Linux driver. It's ideal for watching SD and HD channels on your desktop PC.


  • DTMB/DVB-C quad tuner
  • Watch & record DTMB TV /radio programs on PC
  • Real-time signal quality monitoring
  • Unicable/one cable compatible
  • High reliability design, stable operation

Technical Details

  • Name: Turbosight TBS 6514 (Quad DTMB)
  • Bridge: Lattice ECP3 FPGA (LFE3-17EA-8FTN256C) PCIe Bus Interface
  • DTMB/DVB-C Demodulator: NationalChips GX1503B
  • DTMB/DVB-C Tuner: Si2157-A30
  • Known PCI ID(s): 6514:0001
  • lspci -vvv output:
13:00.0 Multimedia controller: TBS Technologies DVB-S2 4 Tuner PCIe Card
	Subsystem: Device 6514:0001
	Physical Slot: 224
	Control: I/O- Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx+
	Status: Cap+ 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR- INTx-
	Latency: 64, Cache Line Size: 64 bytes
	Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 69
	Region 0: Memory at fda00000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=256K]
	Capabilities: [50] Power Management version 3
		Flags: PMEClk- DSI- D1- D2- AuxCurrent=0mA PME(D0-,D1-,D2-,D3hot-,D3cold-)
		Status: D0 NoSoftRst- PME-Enable- DSel=0 DScale=0 PME-
	Capabilities: [70] MSI: Enable+ Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit+
		Address: 00000000fee0e000  Data: 4025
	Capabilities: [90] Express (v1) Endpoint, MSI 00
		DevCap:	MaxPayload 128 bytes, PhantFunc 0, Latency L0s <64ns, L1 <1us
			ExtTag- AttnBtn- AttnInd- PwrInd- RBE- FLReset- SlotPowerLimit 0.000W
		DevCtl:	Report errors: Correctable- Non-Fatal- Fatal- Unsupported-
			RlxdOrd- ExtTag- PhantFunc- AuxPwr- NoSnoop-
			MaxPayload 128 bytes, MaxReadReq 128 bytes
		DevSta:	CorrErr- UncorrErr- FatalErr- UnsuppReq- AuxPwr- TransPend-
		LnkCap:	Port #0, Speed 5GT/s, Width x32, ASPM L0s, Exit Latency L0s <64ns, L1 <1us
			ClockPM- Surprise- LLActRep- BwNot- ASPMOptComp-
		LnkCtl:	ASPM Disabled; RCB 64 bytes Disabled- CommClk-
			ExtSynch- ClockPM- AutWidDis- BWInt- AutBWInt-
		LnkSta:	Speed 5GT/s, Width x32, TrErr- Train- SlotClk- DLActive- BWMgmt- ABWMgmt-
	Capabilities: [100 v1] Device Serial Number 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00
	Kernel driver in use: TBSECP3 driver
	Kernel modules: tbsecp3


  • IPTV streaming
  • Media monitoring
  • Digital content distribution
  • Data receiving



  • Frequency range: 42~1002MHz
  • Signal Level: -80~-20dBm
  • 5~8MHz transmission band supported


  • Fully compliant with DVB-C and ITU J83 A/B/C
  • Receiving Frequency: 42~1002 MHz Tuning Range
  • Input level: -65~-10dBm
  • 16QAM, 32QAM, 64QAM, 128QAM and 256QAM Support
  • Symbol Rate: 0.87 to 9Mbaud
  • TV card size: 125*68.7mm (length x height)
  • TV card weight: 180g
  • Power consumption: 9W
  • Operating temperature: 0°C ~ 60°C

System Requirements

  • Windows XP / Vista/ 7/8/10, Linux
  • Available PCI Express x1, x4, x8 or x16 slot

Package Contents

  • 1* TBS6514 with high profile bracket installed
  • 1* Low profile bracket
  • 1* "Belling-Lee" to "F connector" adapter

Driver Download

External Links

  • Company Website PC Card Manufacturer for HDMI Encoder,IPTV Streamer,DVB S/S2,DVB T/T2,DVB-C with single,dual and quad tuner,