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It is [[#Linux|supported]] under Linux.
 
It is [[#Linux|supported]] under Linux.
  
===Overview===
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==Overview==
  
 
This device, vendor id 0x1415, product id 0x0003, is based around the [[DVB-T_USB_Devices#DiB0700_USB2.0_DVB-T_devices|DiBcom STK7070PD reference design]] and has a STK7070PD frontend and two DIB7070p tuners. An advantage it has over similar devices is the use of a single external antenna cable, which is used to drive both tuners, rather than requiring external splitters.
 
This device, vendor id 0x1415, product id 0x0003, is based around the [[DVB-T_USB_Devices#DiB0700_USB2.0_DVB-T_devices|DiBcom STK7070PD reference design]] and has a STK7070PD frontend and two DIB7070p tuners. An advantage it has over similar devices is the use of a single external antenna cable, which is used to drive both tuners, rather than requiring external splitters.
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See Wikipedia [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PlayTV] for more info on the device itself.
 
See Wikipedia [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PlayTV] for more info on the device itself.
  
===Support===
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==Making it Work==
  
====Linux====
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===Linux===
Support is available via a [http://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-media/msg01510.html patch] for the 2.6.28.4 kernel or from the [http://linuxtv.org/repo/ v4l-dvb] tree since [http://linuxtv.org/hg/v4l-dvb/rev/6f06ffa0487c changeset 10824]
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====Windows====
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====Firmware====
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You will need the [http://www.wi-bw.tfh-wildau.de/~pboettch/home/files/dvb-usb-dib0700-1.20.fw <tt>dvb-usb-dib0700-1.20.fw</tt> firmware file] in <tt>/lib/firmware</tt> or the relevant place for your distribution.
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====Drivers====
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It requires the dib0700 driver, patched to include support for this variant of the reference design.
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Support is available via a [http://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-media/msg01510.html patch] for the 2.6.28.4 kernel or from the [http://linuxtv.org/repo/ v4l-dvb] tree since [http://linuxtv.org/hg/v4l-dvb/rev/6f06ffa0487c changeset 10824]. Recommend using Mercurial and following the [[How to Obtain, Build and Install V4L-DVB Device Drivers]] instructions until available from an official kernel release.
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===Windows===
 
Support in Windows is available by patching the .inf file of either the [http://cdn.pinnaclesys.com/SupportFiles/PCTV%20Drivers/PCTV%202000e,%202001e,%20280e/32_bit.zip 32-bit] or [http://cdn.pinnaclesys.com/SupportFiles/PCTV%20Drivers/PCTV%202000e,%202001e,%20280e/64_bit.zip 64-bit] [[Pinnacle_PCTV_Dual_DVB-T_Diversity_Stick_(2001e)]] drivers, to add the additional 0x1415/0x0003 ids.
 
Support in Windows is available by patching the .inf file of either the [http://cdn.pinnaclesys.com/SupportFiles/PCTV%20Drivers/PCTV%202000e,%202001e,%20280e/32_bit.zip 32-bit] or [http://cdn.pinnaclesys.com/SupportFiles/PCTV%20Drivers/PCTV%202000e,%202001e,%20280e/64_bit.zip 64-bit] [[Pinnacle_PCTV_Dual_DVB-T_Diversity_Stick_(2001e)]] drivers, to add the additional 0x1415/0x0003 ids.
  
===User Experiences===
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==User Experiences==
 
See the [[Talk:Sony_PlayTV_dual_tuner_DVB-T|talk]] page
 
See the [[Talk:Sony_PlayTV_dual_tuner_DVB-T|talk]] page
  
===References===
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==References==
  
 
Useful information is available from the pages of these similar/identical devices:
 
Useful information is available from the pages of these similar/identical devices:

Revision as of 09:03, 25 March 2009

Sony PlayTV

Sony PlayTV is a USB 2.0 device containing dual DVB-T tuners. It is sold without a remote, as an accessory for the PS3.

It is supported under Linux.

Overview

This device, vendor id 0x1415, product id 0x0003, is based around the DiBcom STK7070PD reference design and has a STK7070PD frontend and two DIB7070p tuners. An advantage it has over similar devices is the use of a single external antenna cable, which is used to drive both tuners, rather than requiring external splitters.

See Wikipedia [1] for more info on the device itself.

Making it Work

Linux

Firmware

You will need the dvb-usb-dib0700-1.20.fw firmware file in /lib/firmware or the relevant place for your distribution.

Drivers

It requires the dib0700 driver, patched to include support for this variant of the reference design.

Support is available via a patch for the 2.6.28.4 kernel or from the v4l-dvb tree since changeset 10824. Recommend using Mercurial and following the How to Obtain, Build and Install V4L-DVB Device Drivers instructions until available from an official kernel release.

Windows

Support in Windows is available by patching the .inf file of either the 32-bit or 64-bit Pinnacle_PCTV_Dual_DVB-T_Diversity_Stick_(2001e) drivers, to add the additional 0x1415/0x0003 ids.

User Experiences

See the talk page

References

Useful information is available from the pages of these similar/identical devices: