Hauppauge WinTV-NOVA-T-USB2

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WinTV-Nova-T-USB2

A DVB-T USB 2.0 device from Hauppauge.

It is supported under Linux since kernel 2.6.12rc3.

Overview/Features

These devices are clones of a DVB-T USB2.0 reference design made by DiBcom. There are actually a couple of different variants of the device, but all should be supported.

Components Used

Identification

  • the older variant has a USB ID of: 9300 & 9301 (for cold and warm state)

It has a MAC address.

Making it Work

Firmware

It requires the firmware file dvb-usb-nova-t-usb2-02.fw.

There are at least two variants of this firmware:

Drivers

The following drivers are needed for these devices:

 - dib3000mc.ko
 - dvb-usb.ko
 - dvb-usb-dibusb-common.ko
 - dvb-usb-dibusb-mc-common.kp
 - dvb-usb-nova-t-usb2.ko

Remote Control

The remote control is supported by current Linux kernels together with the abovementioned firmware and drivers.

Event codes reported by evtest are as follows:

   Event code 2 (KEY_1)
   Event code 3 (KEY_2)
   Event code 4 (KEY_3)
   Event code 5 (KEY_4)
   Event code 6 (KEY_5)
   Event code 7 (KEY_6)
   Event code 8 (KEY_7)
   Event code 9 (KEY_8)
   Event code 10 (KEY_9)
   Event code 11 (KEY_0)
   Event code 41 (KEY_GRAVE)
   Event code 55 (KEY_KPASTERISK)
   Event code 103 (KEY_UP)
   Event code 105 (KEY_LEFT)
   Event code 106 (KEY_RIGHT)
   Event code 108 (KEY_DOWN)
   Event code 113 (KEY_MUTE)
   Event code 114 (KEY_VOLUMEDOWN)
   Event code 115 (KEY_VOLUMEUP)
   Event code 116 (KEY_POWER)
   Event code 119 (KEY_PAUSE)
   Event code 128 (KEY_STOP)
   Event code 139 (KEY_MENU)
   Event code 158 (KEY_BACK)
   Event code 167 (KEY_RECORD)
   Event code 168 (KEY_REWIND)
   Event code 207 (KEY_PLAY)
   Event code 208 (KEY_FASTFORWARD)
   Event code 352 (KEY_OK)
   Event code 354 (KEY_GOTO)
   Event code 363 (KEY_CHANNEL)
   Event code 365 (KEY_EPG)
   Event code 377 (KEY_TV)
   Event code 385 (KEY_RADIO)
   Event code 392 (KEY_AUDIO)
   Event code 393 (KEY_VIDEO)
   Event code 398 (KEY_RED)
   Event code 399 (KEY_GREEN)
   Event code 400 (KEY_YELLOW)
   Event code 401 (KEY_BLUE)
   Event code 402 (KEY_CHANNELUP)
   Event code 403 (KEY_CHANNELDOWN)
   Event code 405 (KEY_LAST)
   Event code 407 (KEY_NEXT)
   Event code 442 (KEY_IMAGES)

The keys with event code above 255 are not recognized by X11. For a solution, refer to: [1]

Do not try some other solution like LIRC, this one works easiest.

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