It is supported under Linux; since kernel 3.2 for ATSC & DVB-T and kernel 3.5 for ATSC-M/H support.
- MaxLinear MxL111SF SoC
- DVB-T demodulator
- USB 2.0 bridge
- LG DT3305 demodulator (D)
- LG LG2161 demodulator (D-m)
Output of lsusb -v:
Making it Work
No firmware is required for this device
Sample Kernel Output
Relevant dmesg output:
[ 12.857506] usb 1-2.1.2: new high-speed USB device number 7 using ehci_hcd [ 12.944095] usb 1-2.1.2: New USB device found, idVendor=2040, idProduct=c61b [ 12.944105] usb 1-2.1.2: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3 [ 12.944112] usb 1-2.1.2: Product: WinTV Aero-M [ 12.944117] usb 1-2.1.2: Manufacturer: Hauppauge [ 12.944122] usb 1-2.1.2: SerialNumber: 4034349227 [ 12.954361] dvb-usb: found a 'Hauppauge WinTV-Aero-M' in warm state. [ 12.954397] dvb-usb: will pass the complete MPEG2 transport stream to the software demuxer. [ 12.954399] dvb-usb: will pass the complete MPEG2 transport stream to the software demuxer. [ 12.954898] DVB: registering new adapter (Hauppauge WinTV-Aero-M) [ 13.213153] DVB: registering adapter 1 frontend 0 (LG Electronics LGDT3305 VSB/QAM Frontend)... [ 13.234624] DVB: registering adapter 1 frontend 1 (MaxLinear MxL111SF DVB-T demodulator)... [ 13.235245] dvb-usb: Hauppauge WinTV-Aero-M successfully initialized and connected. [ 13.236864] mxl111sf: MxL111SF detected, v8_200 (0x18) [ 13.258084] tveeprom 6-0050: Hauppauge model 126001, rev F1G4, serial# 7817387 [ 13.258088] tveeprom 6-0050: MAC address is 00:0d:fe:77:48:ab [ 13.258090] tveeprom 6-0050: tuner model is MaxLinear 111 (idx 164, type 4) [ 13.258092] tveeprom 6-0050: TV standards ATSC/DVB Digital (eeprom 0x80) [ 13.258093] tveeprom 6-0050: audio processor is None (idx 0) [ 13.258095] tveeprom 6-0050: has no radio, has IR receiver, has no IR transmitter [ 13.258261] usbcore: registered new interface driver dvb_usb_mxl111sf
Note: the above output is with a kernel version 3.4, so the ATSC-M/H support is not included
Remote Control Support
The remote has been successfully tested under Linux during driver development, however, said support is currently disabled, but will likely will be re-introduced in the near future.
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