Pinnacle PCTV DVB-S2 Stick (461e)
PCTV DVB-S2 Stick (461e) is a handy high-end USB stick to receive high definition digital satellite TV. It makes reception of HDTV and SDTV possible via DVB-S2 and DVB-S. It follows the PCTV 460e model that is not for sale any more. Both models are externally the same, but different components are used inside.
See the external product page for more information.
Support has been added to kernel, and include since 3.14 in all stable kernel releases. 
kernel: em28xx: New device PCTV PCTV 461 @ 480 Mbps (2013:0258, interface 0, class 0) kernel: em28xx: DVB interface 0 found: isoc kernel: em28xx: chip ID is em28178 kernel: em28178 #0: EEPROM ID = 26 00 01 00, EEPROM hash = 0x033c71a0 kernel: em28178 #0: EEPROM info: kernel: em28178 #0: microcode start address = 0x0004, boot configuration = 0x01 kernel: em28178 #0: AC97 audio (5 sample rates) kernel: em28178 #0: 500mA max power kernel: em28178 #0: Table at offset 0x27, strings=0x148c, 0x1874, 0x0a6a kernel: em28178 #0: Identified as PCTV DVB-S2 Stick (461e) (card=92) kernel: em28178 #0: dvb set to isoc mode. kernel: usbcore: registered new interface driver em28xx kernel: em28178 #0: Binding DVB extension kernel: i2c i2c-9: a8293: Allegro A8293 SEC attached kernel: DVB: registering new adapter (em28178 #0) kernel: usb 2-1: DVB: registering adapter 0 frontend 0 (Montage M88DS3103)... kernel: em28178 #0: DVB extension successfully initialized
The demodulator requires a firmware file that must be uploaded by the driver: dvb-demod-m88ds3103.fw
The file is part of OpenELEC dvb-firmware package: download
Target directory: /lib/firmware
IR Remote Control
The IR receiver is detected by the kernel.
kernel: em28178 #0: Registering input extension kernel: Registered IR keymap rc-pinnacle-pctv-hd kernel: input: em28xx IR (em28178 #0) as /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1d.7/usb2/2-1/rc/rc0/input21 kernel: rc0: em28xx IR (em28178 #0) as /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1d.7/usb2/2-1/rc/rc0 kernel: em28178 #0: Input extension successfully initalized kernel: em28xx: Registered (Em28xx Input Extension) extension