Turbosight TBS6980 PCIe Dual DVB-S2

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Dual Tuner DVB-S2 PCI-e card, low profile for SFF cases, supported using a customised driver from the vendors website.


Capture Card Information
Vendors Website http://www.tbsdtv.com/english/product/6980.html
Input Formats not applicable
Support Status Working
Driver http://www.buydvb.net/download2/TBS6980/linux-s2api-tbs6980_v1.92.1.rar, customised version of V4L
Sound Driver not applicable
Chipset Conexant CX 23885 chipset


Description

This is a PCI-e Dual Tuner card for receiving DVB-S and DVB-S2 (Satellite digital) transmissions.

This is a low profile PCI-e card with two standard satellite connector inputs.

Status

Support is provided via a driver downloadable directly from the support site above.

Source Changes

One user reports:

A DMESG from the card reports as thus.

cx23885 driver version 0.0.2 loaded
cx23885 0000:06:00.0: PCI INT A -> GSI 16 (level, low) -> IRQ 16
CORE cx23885[0]: subsystem: 6980:8888, board: TurboSight TBS 6980 [card=29,autodetected]
cx23885_dvb_register() allocating 1 frontend(s)
cx23885[0]: cx23885 based dvb card
DVB: registering new adapter (cx23885[0])
cx23885_dvb_register() allocating 1 frontend(s)
cx23885[0]: cx23885 based dvb card
DVB: registering new adapter (cx23885[0])
cx23885_dev_checkrevision() Hardware revision = 0xb0
cx23885[0]/0: found at 0000:06:00.0, rev: 2, irq: 16, latency: 0, mmio: 0xebc00000
cx23885 0000:06:00.0: setting latency timer to 64
IRQ 16/cx23885[0]: IRQF_DISABLED is not guaranteed on shared IRQs