[mythtv-users] TwinhanDTV Ter-CI

btsglw btsglw at gmail.com
Thu Jun 28 11:47:05 UTC 2007

On 27/06/07, Jan Prinsloo <janroot at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear List,
> I'm a South African stuck in the Netherlands for a while. Anyway to cut a
> long story short, seems like the local cable company will not be able to
> provide me with a proper signal....EVER! So much for my brand spanking new
> PVR-500 card :( My next option is to go for something they call "Digitenne"
> over here. This is basically DVB-T broadcasts. The only catch is that to be
> able to make use of proper channels, you have to get a settopbox(yuck!)
> which will decode the encrypted signal. This unit also makes use of a
> smartcard in order for the whole shebang to properly work. I have so far
> figured out that I will be able to purchase a smartcard alone and stuck this
> into a CONAX -CI and voila, good DVB-T TV. My question now to you is the
> following:
> 1. Have anyone had any experience with the TwinhanDTV Ter-CI card?
> http://www.twinhan.com/product_terrestrial_4.asp
> 2. Is this card properly supported under Linux? IOW is someone maintaining
> proper kernel modules that will enable all features of this device?
> 3. Specific to the CI interface, anyone using this or tested this, does it
> work, and how much of an issue is this(CI interface) to set up?
> Any remarks/views/comments/help will be much appreciated!

I have this exact card and it works very well under linux.  The driver
module is DST and is supported and maintained as part of the linux-dvb

I have a Conax cam with mine and setup was a case of ensuring dst-ca
module is loaded. I can't access my myth box atm, so I can't tell you
offhand what parameters I use when loading the modules. I do know that
I found them via google and the linuxtv mailing list.



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