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Terratec Cinergy 1200 DVB-S (DVB-S & DVB-S2, PCI, TV and Radio Tuner)

Multimedia DVB-S, DVB-S2, PCI, TerraTec, TV

Terratec Cinergy 1200 DVB-S (DVB-S & DVB-S2, PCI, TV and Radio Tuner)
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Updated: 15/03/2016 19:31

Review of Linux Compatibility

The Terratec Cinergy 1200 DVB-S is a PCI card with a tuner which supports DVB-S and DVB-S2. The card uses the Philips SAA7146 chipset and has the PCI ID 153b:1155. It is automatically recognized by the Linux kernel:

01:0a.0 Multimedia controller: Philips Semiconductors SAA7146 (rev 01)
	Subsystem: TERRATEC Electronic GmbH Cinergy 1200 DVB-S
	Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 0, IRQ 17
	Memory at fe9fbc00 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=512]
	Kernel driver in use: budget_av

and automatically supported by the Linux kernel module budget_av:

Linux video capture interface: v1.00
saa7146: register extension 'budget_av'.
ACPI: PCI Interrupt 0000:00:0a.0[A] -> GSI 18 (level, low) -> IRQ 177
saa7146: found saa7146 @ mem deac6c00 (revision 1, irq 177) (0x153b,0x1155).
saa7146 (0): dma buffer size 192512
DVB: registering new adapter (TerraTec Cinergy 1200 DVB-S).
adapter failed MAC signature check
encoded MAC from EEPROM was ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
KNC1-0: MAC addr = 00:0a:ac:12:89:76
DVB: registering frontend 0 (ST STV0299 DVB-S)...
budget-av: ci interface initialised.

The Terratec Cinergy 1200 DVB-S card works flawlessly under Linux Mint 16 (64 bit, Cinnamon). The card can be used with v4l compatible programs like Kaffeine (under KDE).


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