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TechniSat SkyStar 2 eXpress HD Sat receiver (PCIe, DVB-S2)

Multimedia DVB-S, HD, PCIe, SkyStar, TechniSat, TV

TechniSat SkyStar 2 eXpress HD Sat receiver (PCIe, DVB-S2)
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Updated: 22/11/2014 19:11

Review of Linux Compatibility

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 [0480]: 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: [40] MSI: Enable- Count=1/32 Maskable- 64bit+
Capabilities: [50] Express Endpoint, MSI 00
Capabilities: [74] Power Management version 2
Capabilities: [80] Vendor Specific Information: Len=50
Capabilities: [100] 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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