TechniSat SkyStar 2 eXpress HD Sat receiver (PCIe, DVB-S2)
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The SkyStar 2 eXpress HD is a PCI-Express card from TechniSat and is equipped with a DVB-S2-HDTV receiver. It is a so called budget card which means that the MPEG decoding is not performed by the card but instead by the CPU of the PC.
The card has the PCI ID 1131:7160 and is recognized by the kernel in the following way:
0000:02:00.0 Multimedia controller : Philips Semiconductors SAA7160 [1131:7160] (rev 03) Subsystem: Device 1ae4:0700 Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 11 Memory at fd900000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=1M] Capabilities:  MSI: Enable- Count=1/32 Maskable- 64bit+ Capabilities:  Express Endpoint, MSI 00 Capabilities:  Power Management version 2 Capabilities:  Vendor Specific Information: Len=50 Capabilities:  Vendor Specific Information: ID=0000 Rev=0 Len=088
The SkyStar 2 Express HD is accessed via the kernel module saa716x_budget.
Manufacturer spezification: http://www.technisat.com/de_DE/SkyStar-2-eXpress-HD/352-2675-2418/
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