DVBWorld DVB-S2 PCI2004C

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A DVB-S/S2 PCI card from DVBWorld.

Product page: http://www.worlddvb.com/product/htm/DVB-S2pci2004C.htm

Drivers are now included in kernel branch 2.6.28. More info is available at the following site: http://liplianin.at.tut.by/ds110en.html

Alternative : experimental support is available here: S2API.

Dvb-s2(1).jpg



Overview/Features

Low profile DVB-S/S2 PCI card.

Components Used

DM1105 PCI slot IC.

Conextant CX24116 DVB-S2 Demodulator and Forward Error Correction Decoder.

Making it Work

Firmware

Firmware is available with the DVBWorld 2004C Linux driver at http://www.worlddvb.com/down/fw.rar (But what's with the proprietary RAR archive format? Geez...)

wget http://www.worlddvb.com/down/fw.rar
sudo apt-get install unrar-free
unrar x fw.rar
sudo cp /fw/dvb-fe-cx24116.fw /lib/firmware/dvb-fe-cx24116.fw

Drivers

Experimental support under Linux exists. Drivers for DVB-S and DVB-S2 (see also S2API) have now been merged into v4l-dvb and can be installed as described here[1].

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

Remote Control Support

The remote is supported by the device.

External Links

http://www.worlddvb.com/product/htm/DVB-S2pci2004C.htm Manufacturers Website.