[mythtv-users] Anyone using a Hauppauge WinTV Duet USB Stick?

Josu Lazkano josu.lazkano at gmail.com
Mon Nov 14 17:03:51 UTC 2011

2011/11/14 Tim Draper <veehexx at gmail.com>:
> On 12 November 2011 12:25, Josu Lazkano <josu.lazkano at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2011/11/6 nospam312 <nospam312 at gmail.com>:
>>>> did you bit the bullet with this, and get one? with some recent changes of
>>>> my mythtv setup, i can no longer use my PCI HVR1100 card, so i'm looking for
>>>> a usb option. as you say, the WinTV-Duet is a bargain for a dual tuner
>>>> device (£40 in the UK)
>>> No I got a cheap mini DVB-T single tuner off ebay instead (£10 - it is
>>> the size of a thumbnail and was delivered by a UK seller).
>>> I am using Mythbuntu 10.04 LTS at the moment and do not want to
>>> upgrade or cause any problem needing a full reinstall.  I will suffer
>>> the need of a full upgrade when the next LTS comes along - there are
>>> probably no drivers for my new cheap mini DVB for that but hopefully
>>> we will know if the Duet works or not by then.
>>> The cheap tuner needed drivers compiling but I knew from research it
>>> worked great with Ubuntu 10.04 (and it did).
>>> Be careful if buying two USB sticks that need the same drivers as some
>>> drivers do not support the same stick plugged in twice especially if
>>> they are the cheaper kind.
>>> If anyone can confirm a WinTV Duet works that would be useful for the future?
>>> Also do you need Ubuntu 11.04 / DVB-T driver support version?  Will
>>> 10.04 support the Duet?
>>> Thanks
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>> Hello, I got the device, I try it on my laptop and it load well the
>> firmware and it creates 2 DVB devices on /dev/dvb/ with Debian
>> Squeeze. I don't try to watch TV. But I have problems on my Nvidia ION
>> (where is MythTV):
>> http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.drivers.video-input-infrastructure/40302/match=josu+lazkano
>> I add some info on the LinuxTV wiki:
>> http://linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/Hauppauge_WinTV-Duet-HD-Stick
>> I will try to upgrade my kernel and try Mythbuntu.
>> Hope this help.
>> Regards.
>> --
>> Josu Lazkano
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> Josu - i've seen your response on the v4l ML, looks like the kernel
> update worked, out of the box (i presume mythbuntu11.10 - with kernel
> 3.x.x?)
> i'm almost sorted with my AF9015 module, but problems keep occurring,
> so i might be looking to upgrade to the hauppauge device, although
> would like to be sure i know what this entails from my 11.04
> machine...
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Hello Tim, the Hauppauge Duet wotks great with Mythbuntu 11.10.  I
change from Debian Squeeze to Ubuntu Oneiric and now I have a stable
MythTV system.

Kind regards.

Josu Lazkano

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