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  • Overall Rating: 4
  • Price: 5
  • Quality: 4
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Linux compatible, fantastic little device – DVB-T Digital TV USB 2.0 Dongle with Remote Controller & Antenna Reviews

posted by onwards on 08/10/2011 Certified Owner

Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

Tiny little device, good quality tv reception here in New Zealand.
Contains ITE9135 chip (I opened it up) which has Linux support (see below)
Remote doesn't work in Linux.
Included antenna is pretty much useless here in NZ, need to connect to outdoor antenna. I cut cable and soldered on a standard TV socket so could connect to roof antenna cable.
To get working in Linux, you'll need to compile the ITE9135 driver. Very good instructions here:
Other useful information here once you have the drivers working for pre-tuning the channels and getting a channels.conf file for VLC
Good little device with linux support, included antenna useless but can just cut cable and connect to outdoor antenna for good performance.


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