Geniatech T230

From LinuxTVWiki
Revision as of 16:16, 28 December 2014 by Trsqr (talk | contribs)
Jump to: navigation, search
Geniatech T230

A combined DVB-C, DVB-T and DVB-T2 USB 2.0 device from Geniatech. It is also known as MyGica T230. It is supported since kernel 3.19.

Don't confuse this with Geniatech T220 or T220A that do look exactly the same. The model number is printed on a sticker


Components Used

The following components are used on the device

  • USB interface: Cypress CY7C68013A-56LTXC
  • Demodulator: Silicon Labs Si2168-B40
  • Tuner: Silicon Labs Si2148-A20

Driver support

Drivers are included in kernel 3.19. They can be built with media_build for older kernels.


Bus 002 Device 006: ID 0572:c688 Geniatech T230 DVB-T2 TV Stick


[ 7525.066032] usb 2-4: New USB device found, idVendor=0572, idProduct=c688
[ 7525.066045] usb 2-4: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3
[ 7525.066053] usb 2-4: Product: USB Stick
[ 7525.066060] usb 2-4: Manufacturer: Max
[ 7525.066066] usb 2-4: SerialNumber: 080116
[ 7525.066781] dvb-usb: found a 'Mygica T230 DVB-T/T2/C' in warm state.
[ 7525.300343] dvb-usb: will pass the complete MPEG2 transport stream to the software demuxer.
[ 7525.300585] DVB: registering new adapter (Mygica T230 DVB-T/T2/C)
[ 7525.305250] i2c i2c-5: Added multiplexed i2c bus 6
[ 7525.305256] si2168 5-0064: Silicon Labs Si2168 successfully attached
[ 7525.308542] si2157 6-0060: Silicon Labs Si2147/2148/2157/Si2158 successfully attached
[ 7525.308558] usb 2-4: DVB: registering adapter 0 frontend 0 (Silicon Labs Si2168)...
[ 7525.309014] input: IR-receiver inside an USB DVB receiver as /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1d.7/usb2/2-4/input/input24
[ 7525.309190] dvb-usb: schedule remote query interval to 100 msecs.
[ 7525.309280] dvb-usb: Mygica T230 DVB-T/T2/C successfully initialized and connected.


Firmware for both the demodulator and tuner are necessary. OpenELEC dvb-firmware collection includes firmwares for this device too.

  • dvb-demod-si2168-b40-01.fw
  • dvb-tuner-si2158-a20-01.fw

Place the 2 firmware files in /lib/firmware.

IR Remote Control

The supplied remote control is supported by the driver.

Known issues

External Links