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Revision as of 17:29, 3 July 2007

This is a list of Budget as well as full-featured PCI-Cards for DVB-T. Bear in mind that this naming can be deceptive, and for modern systems with powerful CPUs a "full-featured" card is simply a waste of money.

Manufacturer

Model number

Price

Supports Tuner / Chips Connectors Notes Pictures
Asus

My Cinema-P7131 Hybrid

DVB-T+analog[1]

ca. 45 EURO

DVB, VDR?? (VDR not tried)
  • Philips SAA7131E
  • Philips TDA10046A
  • DVB-T/FM in
  • Analog TV in
  • IR in
  • AV in (with cable to composite, S-video and audio)
  • Comes with remote and Infra-Red-Sensor
  • With Low-Profile bracket
  • Supports FM-radio
  • Needs firmware (dvb-fe-tda10046.fw); see the P7131 article
[2]
AVerMedia

AVerMedia AVerTV DVB-T (A761) [3]
oldest AVerTV DVB-T model

ca. 90 EURO

DVB, VDR
[4]


English Linux Tutorial[5]

  • Antenna in
  • S-Video in
  • Composite in
  • Comes with remote and Infra-Red-Sensor
  • Low-Profile-Card
  • Difference compared to 771 is the Tuner and Composite-in
[6]

[7]

Avertv dvb-t 761.jpg
AVerMedia

AVerMedia AVerTV DVB-T 771 (A771)

[8]

ca. 90 EURO

DVB, VDR possible

[9] [10], [11] [12]
Warning some people experience problems with this card search for mt352_read_register on the mailing list.

  • Antenna In
  • S-Video In
  • S-Video/Composite Adapter
  • Remote and Infra-red-rerceiver included
  • Low-Profile-Card
  • Difference to the older "761" is the Tuner and the missing Composite-in
[13][14]
Avertv dvb-t 771.jpg
AVerMedia

AVerMedia AVerTV DVB-T 777 (A16AR)
newest model of the AVerTV DVB-T [15]

ca. 65 EURO

DVB, VDR ab 2.6.17-rc1
  • Antenna In
  • S-Video In
  • S-Video/Composite Adapter
  • Remote and Infra-red-receiver included (v4l-dvb needs a patch to properly work)
  • Works on Ubuntu 6.10 "almost" out of the box.
  • HDTV *(1080i / 720P) ready
Avermedia777.jpg
AVerMedia

AVerTV Hybrid+FM PCI (A16D)

[16]

ca. 80 EURO

Not yet


For experimental support, see here, and maybe here

  • Antenna In
  • S-Video In
  • FM


  • Analog / DVB-T
  • Remote and Infra-red-receiver included
  • HDTV *(1080i / 720P) ready
[17]
AVerMedia

AVerTV Hybrid+FM PCI (A16AR)

[18]

Yes


  • Philips TD1316A (tuner)
  • Philips TDA9887 (analog demodulator)
  • Philips SAA7135HL (A/V decoder)
  • Zarlink MT352 (DVB-T demodulator)
  • Antenna In
  • S-Video In
  • FM


  • Analog / DVB-T
  • Remote and Infra-red-receiver included
  • HDTV *(1080i / 720P) ready
ChainTech

DTT 1000 PCI [19]


ca. 100 EURO

DVB, VDR
(lt. c't 11/2004)
  • Antenna In
  • Hangs at least older kernels (<2.6.12) unless the bttv module is loaded with parameters "i2c_hw=1 card=0x71". This may cause boot problems when the module is automatically loaded by hotplug.
[20]
Club 3D

ZAP-TV2202
Hybrid card [21]

ca. 67 EURO

DVB, Analogue Philips SAA7131
  • Antenna In
  • Radio In
  • S-Video In In
  • Shows up as device 169d:3306
  • Installed with command modprobe saa7134 card=94
Compro

VideoMate DVB-T200 PCI
Digital TV only card [22]

ca. 37 EURO

DVB kernel 2.6.17 Philips SAA7134
  • Antenna In
  • S-Video In
  • Composite In
  • Remote and Infra-red-receiver included

(to get the irda working correctly you may find this mail useful [23] )

  • HDTV *(1080i / 720P) ready
  • Power on via irda
  • warning: problems with poor reception: [24]
GDI Black Gold
[25]
S-Video support works (Small patch which is now in CVS). DVB doesn't work. Conexant CX23881-19/Front End CX22702/Tuner Philips TU1216/TDA10046 demodulator
  • Antenna In
  • S-Video In
  • Remote In
Like this, but slightly longer with a heat sink.

Card Connectors

Hama

DVB-T PCI-Karte [26]

ca. 80 EURO

DVB, VDR possible

[27] (lt. c't 11/2004)

Fusion 878A
  • Antenna In
[28]
Hauppauge

Old WinTV-NOVA-T PCI
(until 06/2004) [29]

DVB, VDR Philips
  • Antenna In
  • Remote In
  • Since 07/2004 Hauppauge have been shipping a new Nova-T (see below)
  • Comes with remote
Hauppauge nova-t remote.jpg
Hauppauge nova-t old.jpg
Hauppauge

New WinTV-NOVA-T PCI
(since 07/2004) [30]

ca. 100 EURO

Works with patches from [31] or >= kernel 2.6.12 Conexant cx2388x
  • Antenna In
  • Antenna Out
  • Remote In
  • Drivers included in kernel >= 2.6.12 (CONFIG_VIDEO_CX88_DVB)
  • Comes with same remote as the older model
[32]
Hauppauge nova-t juli2004.jpg
Hauppauge nova-t juli2004 Packung.jpg
Hauppauge

WinTV-NOVA-T-500 PCI
(since 09/2006) [33]

ca. 100 EURO

works with v4l-dvb hg from 2006-09-20 [34] or kernel >= 2.6.19 DiBcom DiB0700
  • Antenna In
  • Remote In (not working yet)
  • Dual DVB-T tuner card.
  • PCI 2.2 card using 3.3V. Failed to run on PCI 2.1 system.
  • Card contains a USB2.0 device with USB host controller. See DVB_USB for further details
  • Device/drivers suffer from a serious problem. The USB DVB-T tuners seem to occasionally "disconnect" and reconnect during a tuning operation, this causes the kernel to oops requiring a reboot.
  • scanning (or tuning with any AUTO parameters) is known to be broken in kernel 2.6.20, and probably earlier kernels too. Fixed in kernel 2.6.21; try [this patch] for older kernels.
Hauppauge

new WinTV-HVR-1300 (since 07/2005) [35] (HVR-1100 is similiar to HVR-1300, but without MPEG hardware encoder)

ca. 130 EURO

Digital & Analogue working in repository [36]. Encoder support being worked on. Conexant cx2388x
  • TV Antenna In
  • FM Antenna In
  • AV (Cinch)
  • S-Video (Mini-DIN)
  • Audio In
  • Remote I
  • DVB support in kernel >= 2.6.12 (CONFIG_VIDEO_CX88_DVB)
Hauppage hvr-1300.jpg
[37]
100 7999.JPG
Hauppauge

new WinTV-HVR-1110 (since 09/2006) [38] (HVR-1110 is similiar to HVR-1100, but with a triangular shape and a Philips TDA10046 chipset)

ca. 70 EURO

DVB-T and Analog Philips SAA7134
  • TV Antenna In
  • FM Antenna In
  • AV (Cinch)
  • S-Video (Mini-DIN)
  • Audio In
  • Remote I
  • Supported with the latest 2.6.18 kernel, need latest v4l-dvb (mercurial) to work on older kernels. See [39].
Hauppage hvr-1300.jpg
HVR-1110.jpg
KNC1

KNC1 TV-Station DVB-T [40]

ca. 80 EURO

DVB, ? Philips SAA7146
KWorld

V-Stream Xpert DVB-T PCI [41]

ca. 80 EURO

DVB, VDR possible [42] New card:[43]

Full support :[[44]]

Conexant CX23883
  • Antenna In
  • S-Video In
  • Composite In
  • Remote In
  • Remote & IR-receiver included
  • There are three versions of this card, one with a Samsung tuner similar to the AVerMedia 771, another with a Thomson tuner (similar to the Nova-T 90002) and another with Thomson tuner DTT 7579. Both versions are supported.
[45]
KWorld

KWorld DVB-T 220 [46]

DVB, analogue Philips SAA7134
  • Antenna In (two)
  • FM In
  • Remote In
  • Automatically detected by recent Linux kernel. Requires 'modprobe saa7134-dvb' to enable DVB.
KWorld

KWorld DVBT-100 [47]

DVB, analogue
  • Antenna In (two)
  • FM In
  • Remote In
  • Automatically detected by recent Linux kernel. Requires 'modprobe cx88-dvb' to enable DVB.
Leadtek

Leadtek Winfast DTV 1000 T
[48]

DVB Conexant based system see LR6650
  • TV Antenna In
  • S-Video
  • Remote In
  • Since kernel 2.6.15-rc1
[49]
LifeView

FlyDVB-T [50]

DVB-T only Philips SAA7134
  • Antenna In
  • S-Video In
  • Composite in
  • Remote In
  • Supported by Linux kernel 2.6.10.
LR301.jpg
LifeView

FlyDVB-T Duo [51]

DVB-T and Analog Philips SAA7135
  • Cable/Antenna In (two)
  • S-Video In
  • Composite In
  • FM In
  • Remote In
  • Combination analog/digital card
  • Supported by Linux kernel 2.6.10.
LR306.jpg


LifeView

FlyDVB Trio [52]

DVB-T, Satellite and Analog Philips SAA7134
  • Satellite Antenna In
  • Digital Antenna In
  • Analog Antenna In
  • S-Video/Composite In
  • FM In
  • Remote In
  • Combination analog/digital card
  • Supported by Linux kernel 2.6.10.
Photo dvb trio.jpg
LifeView

FlyDVB-T Hybrid [53]

DVB-T and Analog
  • Philips SAA7133
  • Philips TDA10046H
  • TV Antenna in
  • FM Antenna in
  • S-Video in
  • Composite video + stereo audio in
  • IR-Remote
  • Hybrid analog/digital card
  • Supported by Linux kernel 2.6.15.
LifeView

FlyDVB-T Hybrid MCE PRO

DVB-T and Analog HW encoder
  • Cable/Antenna In
  • S-Video In
  • Composite In
  • FM In
  • Remote In
  • Hybrid analog/digital HW encoder card
  • Supported by Linux kernel 2.6.15.
323.jpg
Lorenzen

SL DVB-T PCI [54]

DVB, VDR Philips
  • Antenna In
  • Can support +5V power supply for Antenna (Jumper on board)
(Old Design): [55]
Lorenzen SL DVB-T PCI.jpg
Nebula

DigiTV PCI [56]

ca. 150 EURO

DVB,VDR
NXT6000 demod supported by recent kernels, mt352 demod will be supported by kernels >= 2.6.14-rc1.
Demod Chip

Old board:
ATI NXT6000
New board:
Zarlink MT352
Tuner (tin box)
Alps TDED4 (both boards)

  • Antenna In
  • Antenna Out
  • AV In
  • Remote In
  • Comes with remote
[57]
NPG Real DVB-T
[58]
Doesn't seem to work. Conexant CX23880-19 CX22702-25
  • Antenna In
  • S-Video In
  • Remote In
  • 2.6.16 kernel recognizes the card as "Conexant DVB-T reference design" (card=19)


Pinnacle

PCTV DVB-T PCI 250i [59]

~£26 in the UK

No support yet
  • Antenna In
  • Remote In
  • DVB-T card
  • Comes with remote control.
[60]


Pinnacle

PCTV MediaCenter 300i [61]

ca. 110 EURO
(~40 Euro for "Dazzle" package with no remote)

DVB works with patches from [62], but see this thread [63] for recent regression post 2.6.12

Everyone seems happy using Hartmut's Patch [64] with more recent kernels. Check the associated thread for more info...

July 2006: Worked out of the box with recent kernel 2.6.17 Debian unstable!

Philips SAA7134

Zarlink MT352 tda9887 PLL

  • Antenna In
  • Remote In
  • Composite Video In
  • Hybrid DVB-T / Analogue card.
  • Comes with remote control.
[65][66]


Pinnacle

PCTV MediaCenter 310i [67]

ca. 110 EURO

DVB works with Debian AMD64 testing

Worked out of the box with recent kernel 2.6.20

Philips SAA7134

TDA 10046H tda8275A PLL

  • Antenna In
  • Remote In
  • Composite Video In
  • Hybrid DVB-T / Analogue card.
  • Comes with remote control.
  • Quality better than Pinnacle software for win xp.
Pinnacle

PCTV Dual DVB-T Pro PCI / 2000i [68]
ca. 120 EURO

Not working so far (Oct.2006). Shows up as three unknown PCI devices ID 0040, 0041, 0042 with subsystems 0044. Manufacturer Pinnacle Systems Inc. detected correctly. 2x Zarlink ZL10353
2x Microtune MT2060

PINNACLE DTV BRIDGE 0612MP007/0611MP007

  • Antenna In
  • Remote In
  • Dual DVB-T tuner card.
  • Comes with remote control. Uses Pinnacle's own application, might not be avalable for Linux.
  • High Quality Pictures
[69]
Satelco

Satelco PCI [70]

ca. 110 EURO

? ?
  • Antenna In
  • Antenna Out
. [71]
TechniSat

AirStar 2 PCI / Air2PC DVB [72]

ca. 80 EURO

DVB, VDR possible
[73][74]
?
  • Antenna In
  • Antenna Out
  • Remote and LIRC Compatible Serial Dongle Included
[75]
Technotrend

TT-DVB-T 1200

ca. 210 EURO

DVB, VDR
?
  • Antenna In
  • Video Out
  • The TT-DVB-T 1200 is the only known full-featured DVB-T Card.
  • Can only tune UHF channels: VHF is not supported with this card!
.
Technotrend

TT-DVB-T 1500

ca. 79 EURO

DVB, VDR
Philips SAA7146

Tuner: Philips TDA10046H

  • Antenna In
  • Common Interface for TT-budget-S/C/T-1500 is supported.
  • Gives wrong frequencies when channelscanning in for example xawtv4 and mythtv for at least one user. As long as the channel frequencies are adjusted afterwards everything works fine. (Hardware: 0000:00:14.0 Multimedia controller: Philips Semiconductors SAA7146 (rev 01))
.
Technotrend

TT-DVB-T 1300 [76][77]

DVB, VDR Philips
  • Antenna In
Technotrend

TT-PCline Budget3 TA1000

ca. 90 EURO

? ?
  • Antenna In
  • Combination DVB-T and analog (PAL/NTSC)
[78]
TerraTec

Cinergy 1200 DVB-T [79]

ca. 80 EURO

DVB, VDR Philips SAA7146

Tuner: Philips TDA10046H

  • Antenna In
  • Video In
TerraTec

Cinergy 1400 DVB-T [80]

ca. 80 EURO

DVB, VDR Tuner: Thomson TT 7579

Chipset Connexant CX88XX

  • Antenna In
  • Antenna Out
  • S-Video In
  • S-Video/Composite Adapter
  • Remote In
  • Use cx88xx with option card=30 (if kernel>=2.6.13) or card=19 (if kernel < 2.6.13) and use drivers:
  • cx88_dvb
  • cx8802
  • cx8800
  • cx88_blackbird (connexant ref. design)
[[81]]


TerraTec

TerraTec Cinergy HT PCI [82]

ca. 50 EURO

DVB-T, Analog TV, Radio Tuner: Thomson TT 7579

Chipset SAA7134
Analog Tuner: tda8290+75
Digital Chipset: TDA10046H

  • Antenna In
  • S-Video In
  • Remote In
  • Audio Out
  • Works with Module saa7134 for analog TV and saa7134-dvb for DVB-T
  • Worked with v4l-drivers from http://mcentral.de (type: hg clone http://mcentral.de/hg/~mrec/v4l-dvb-kernel , then make and make install; check [[83]] for further instructions
  • Kernel-drivers for dvb did not work for me, neither did the drivers from linuxtv.org or experimental from mcentral.de (Gentoo with kernel 2.6.21). Analog worked with all.
  • Has remote included, does not work for me in linux so far.


TwinHan

VisionDTV Ter PCI [84]

ca. 80 EURO

DVB, VDR possible

[85] (lt. c't 11/2004)

Fusion 878A
  • Antenna in
[86]


TwinHan

DTV Ter PCI (A&D) [87]

Model: VP-30540

ca. 70 EURO

Works ok with FC4 latest 2.6 kernel and cx88xx option card=42.
Cannot use the DVB, Analogue or FM tuners simultaneously.


3 Chips:
Zarlink MT352
Conexant cx23883
Philips FMD1216ME

  • Antenna in
  • FM (radio) in
  • Composite in
  • S-Video in
  • Remote in
Hybrid (DVB-T & analog TV)


You will see 4 new PCI-Devices:
14f1:8800 Conexant CX23880/1/2/3 PCI Video and Audio Decoder
14f1:8801 unknown
14f1:8802 unknown
14f1:8804 unknown

The non-DVB-T (analog-tuner) evtl. works running
modprobe cx88xx tuner=63

EDIT: Got DVB-T to work with option card=42:
cx88[0]: card=42 -> digitalnow DNTV Live! DVB-T Pro
Playback is smooth the earlier comment about Jekryness was due
to not have overlay switched on.
The card even looks like the digitalnow DNTV Live! DVB-T Pro [88]

[89]


TwinHan

3506 Hybrid

Model: 3506

~ £25 in UK

Works ok with FC7 latest 2.6 kernel and saa7134 module, card=109.
Cannot use the DVB, Analogue or FM tuners simultaneously.


2 Chips:
Philips SAA7131E
Philips TDA10046H

  • Antenna in
  • FM (radio) in
  • Composite in
  • S-Video in
  • Remote in
Hybrid (DVB-T & analog TV)


I2C gate tuning problem, you'll need to compile the driver with a small change