Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-5525

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A combined DVB-T/DVB-T2 or DVB-C or DVB-S/DVB-S2 PCIe card from Hauppauge.

Overview/Features

  • PCI-e x1 low profile card (includes standard profile backplate)
  • Single Tuner for DVB-S/DVB-S2
  • Single Tuner for DVB-T/DVB-T2/DVB-C
  • IR Receiver
  • Remote Controller

Technical Details

  • Name: Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-5525
  • Bridge: Conexant PCIe A/V Decoder CX23888
  • DVB-T2/C demodulator: Si2168-B40
  • DVB-T2/C tuner: Si2157-A30
  • DVB-S2 demodulator and tuner: Montage M88RS6000
  • PCI ID 0070:f038




Driver and firmware

  • Following firmware files are needed: dvb-demod-m88rs6000.fw and dvb-demod-si2168-b40-01.fw. All can be found from OpenELEC firmware tree [1].
  • Place the firmware files under /lib/firmware

Making it Work

The driver is included in Linux kernels since 4.1. For older kernels you can use the media_build:

Compile

git clone git://linuxtv.org/media_build.git
cd media_build
./build

Installation

sudo make install

Download the firmwares mentioned in the previous chapter and place them in /lib/firmware, reboot (or reload appropriate modules) and it should work.

dmesg output:

To be added.

External Links

Hauppauge product page