Hauppauge WinTV-CI

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A Hauppauge WinTV-CI

The Hauppauge WinTV-CI is a standalone CI-interface from Hauppauge.


The WinTV-CI is a bus-powered USB 2.0 device that provides a CI interface for PayTV.

According to Hauppauge, the Windows driver supports following CAMs:

  • AlphaCrypt
  • Conax
  • Irdeto
  • Mediaguard
  • AstonCrypt
  • CryptoWorks
  • Viacess

Components used

The box contains a single PCB with two active components : an FX2 from Cypress (CY7C68013A) and a FPGA (Actel Proasic-plus, APA075-F)


dmesg output:

  usb 1-7: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 2
  usb 1-7: new device found, idVendor=2040, idProduct=1100
  usb 1-7: new device strings: Mfr=0, Product=0, SerialNumber=0
  usb 1-7: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice

Making it work


There is a working driver which was successfully tested with VDR in conjunction with the ddci2-plugin.

Sources and instruction can be found on https://github.com/siricco/usb2ci.

See also the discussion in the german forum https://www.vdr-portal.de/forum/index.php?thread/130720-wintv-ci-cinergy-usb-ci-und-ddci2

This is the log with the driver initialisation and communication with vdr/ddci2:

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