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== Afatech ==
 
== Afatech ==
 
=== Afatech 9015/9016 ===
 
=== Afatech 9015/9016 ===
PCLinuxOS Version:
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* '''PCLinuxOS Version:'''
Desktop Environment:
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* '''Desktop Environment:'''
Other Comments: Well supported in Linux with kernel 2.6.37 and higher.
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* '''Other Comments:''' Well supported in Linux with kernel 2.6.37 and higher.
Known problems or issues: None
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* '''Known problems or issues:''' None
  
 
== Hauppauge ==
 
== Hauppauge ==
 
=== Hauppauge 1800 model 1196 ===
 
=== Hauppauge 1800 model 1196 ===
PCLinuxOS Version: 2010.12
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* '''PCLinuxOS Version:''' 2010.12
Desktop Environment: KDE 4.6.3
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* '''Desktop Environment:''' KDE 4.6.3
Kernel version: 2.6.38.2-pclos1.a64
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* '''Kernel version:''' 2.6.38.2-pclos1.a64
Other Comments: shows up in in our OS as Hauppauge Inc. HDPVR-1250 model 1196
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* '''Other Comments:''' shows up in in our OS as Hauppauge Inc. HDPVR-1250 model 1196
Known problems or issues: It just worked straight out of the box.
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* '''Known problems or issues:''' It just worked straight out of the box.
  
 
=== Hauppauge WinTV HVR-1250 ===
 
=== Hauppauge WinTV HVR-1250 ===
PCLinuxOS Version: 2010.12
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* '''PCLinuxOS Version:''' 2010.12
Desktop Environment: KDE 4.6.3
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* '''Desktop Environment:''' KDE 4.6.3
Other Comments: Well supported in Linux with kernel 2.6.37 and higher.
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* '''Other Comments:''' Well supported in Linux with kernel 2.6.37 and higher.
Known problems or issues: Hybrid TV Tuner /Video Recorder 1196 PCI-Express x1 Interface. Also supports NTSC analog.
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* '''Known problems or issues:''' Hybrid TV Tuner /Video Recorder 1196 PCI-Express x1 Interface. Also supports NTSC analog.
  
 
== Leadtek ==
 
== Leadtek ==
 
=== Winfast 2000? ===
 
=== Winfast 2000? ===
PCLinuxOS Version: 2011.7
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* '''PCLinuxOS Version:''' 2011.7
Desktop Environment: KDE
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* '''Desktop Environment:''' KDE
Other Comments: Identified as Brooktree Bt878 by system
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* '''Other Comments:''' Identified as Brooktree Bt878 by system
Known problems or issues: Works fine - although I only use it to connect to a security cam (used as a webcam for wildlife watching at night) IR and the remote control not tested.
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* '''Known problems or issues:''' Works fine - although I only use it to connect to a security cam (used as a webcam for wildlife watching at night) IR and the remote control not tested.
  
 
== pcHDTV ==
 
== pcHDTV ==
 
=== pcHDTV HD-5500 HDTV card ===
 
=== pcHDTV HD-5500 HDTV card ===
PCLinuxOS Version: 2013.10
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* '''PCLinuxOS Version:''' 2013.10
Desktop Environment: KDE 4.11.3
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* '''Desktop Environment:''' KDE 4.11.3
Other Comments: This card is made specifically for Linux, using Open Source multimedia player, Xine.
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* '''Other Comments:''' This card is made specifically for Linux, using Open Source multimedia player, Xine.
Visit their website at http://www.pchdtv.com
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* '''Known Problems or Issues:''' None
Known Problems or Issues: None
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Visit their website at [http://www.pchdtv.com http://www.pchdtv.com]
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=== Happauge WinTV-HVR USB TV Tuner Device===
 
=== Happauge WinTV-HVR USB TV Tuner Device===
PCLinuxOS Version: 2015
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* '''PCLinuxOS Version:''' 2015
Desktop Enviorment: KDE64 and Trinity
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* '''Desktop Enviorment:''' KDE64 and Trinity
Other Comments: <font color="#FF0000">This is a USB External Tuner</font>
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* '''Other Comments:''' <font color="#FF0000">This is a USB External Tuner</font>
Known Problems or Issues:  This Device will only work with Kernel 4.0 and above. It will not be reconized with any Kernel Below. I use Kaffeine as a Viewer and I also use the "w_Scan command" and can use the tuner thru VLC Player also. Ref Command without the quotes " w_scan -fa -A1 -c US -L > /home/<YOUR USER NAME>/scan_results.xspf" This will direct the results of the scan to your Home Folder  
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* '''Known Problems or Issues:''' This Device will only work with Kernel 4.0 and above. It will not be reconized with any Kernel Below. I use Kaffeine as a Viewer and I also use the "w_Scan command" and can use the tuner thru VLC Player also. Ref Command without the quotes " w_scan -fa -A1 -c US -L > /home/<YOUR USER NAME>/scan_results.xspf" This will direct the results of the scan to your Home Folder  
  
=== AVerTV Volar HD PRO USB ==
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=== AVerTV Volar HD PRO USB ===
Desktop Environment : PCLinuxOS 2015, KDE and MATE
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* '''Desktop Environment :''' PCLinuxOS 2015, KDE and MATE
Other Comments: Configuration using Kaffeine
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* '''Other Comments:''' Configuration using Kaffeine. Works very well, scanning of Channels with Kaffeine
Works very well, scanning of Channels with Kaffeine
 
  
  

Latest revision as of 17:53, 19 April 2018

CAUTION: These two cards are not supported in Linux
Kaiser Bass Hybrid USB TV Tuner Card and the Aver-Media TwinStar


Afatech

Afatech 9015/9016

  • PCLinuxOS Version:
  • Desktop Environment:
  • Other Comments: Well supported in Linux with kernel 2.6.37 and higher.
  • Known problems or issues: None

Hauppauge

Hauppauge 1800 model 1196

  • PCLinuxOS Version: 2010.12
  • Desktop Environment: KDE 4.6.3
  • Kernel version: 2.6.38.2-pclos1.a64
  • Other Comments: shows up in in our OS as Hauppauge Inc. HDPVR-1250 model 1196
  • Known problems or issues: It just worked straight out of the box.

Hauppauge WinTV HVR-1250

  • PCLinuxOS Version: 2010.12
  • Desktop Environment: KDE 4.6.3
  • Other Comments: Well supported in Linux with kernel 2.6.37 and higher.
  • Known problems or issues: Hybrid TV Tuner /Video Recorder 1196 PCI-Express x1 Interface. Also supports NTSC analog.

Leadtek

Winfast 2000?

  • PCLinuxOS Version: 2011.7
  • Desktop Environment: KDE
  • Other Comments: Identified as Brooktree Bt878 by system
  • Known problems or issues: Works fine - although I only use it to connect to a security cam (used as a webcam for wildlife watching at night) IR and the remote control not tested.

pcHDTV

pcHDTV HD-5500 HDTV card

  • PCLinuxOS Version: 2013.10
  • Desktop Environment: KDE 4.11.3
  • Other Comments: This card is made specifically for Linux, using Open Source multimedia player, Xine.
  • Known Problems or Issues: None
  • Visit their website at http://www.pchdtv.com


Happauge WinTV-HVR USB TV Tuner Device

  • PCLinuxOS Version: 2015
  • Desktop Enviorment: KDE64 and Trinity
  • Other Comments: This is a USB External Tuner
  • Known Problems or Issues: This Device will only work with Kernel 4.0 and above. It will not be reconized with any Kernel Below. I use Kaffeine as a Viewer and I also use the "w_Scan command" and can use the tuner thru VLC Player also. Ref Command without the quotes " w_scan -fa -A1 -c US -L > /home/<YOUR USER NAME>/scan_results.xspf" This will direct the results of the scan to your Home Folder

AVerTV Volar HD PRO USB

  • Desktop Environment : PCLinuxOS 2015, KDE and MATE
  • Other Comments: Configuration using Kaffeine. Works very well, scanning of Channels with Kaffeine