PCTV DVB-T Stick Solo 72e (USB)

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PCTV DVB-T Stick Solo 72e (USB)
Linux compatibility:
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Review of Linux Compatibility

The PCTV DVB-T Stick Solo 72e is a USB stick with DVB-T tuner. The stick has the USB ID 2304:0236

Bus 003 Device 002: ID 2304:0236 Pinnacle Systems, Inc. [hex]

and is fully supported by the Linux kernel since version 2.6.26.

usb 2-3: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 11
usb 2-3: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
dvb-usb: found a 'Pinnacle PCTV 72e' in cold state, will try to load a firmware
usb 2-3: firmware: requesting dvb-usb-dib0700-1.20.fw
dvb-usb: downloading firmware from file 'dvb-usb-dib0700-1.20.fw'
dib0700: firmware started successfully.
dvb-usb: found a 'Pinnacle PCTV 72e' in warm state.
dvb-usb: will pass the complete MPEG2 transport stream to the software demuxer.
DVB: registering new adapter (Pinnacle PCTV 72e)
DVB: registering adapter 0 frontend 0 (DiBcom 7000PC)...
DiB0070: successfully identified
input: IR-receiver inside an USB DVB receiver as /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1d.7/usb2/2-3/input/input28
dvb-usb: schedule remote query interval to 50 msecs.
dvb-usb: Pinnacle PCTV 72e successfully initialized and connected.

The stick needs the firmware file dvb-usb-dib0700-1.10.fw for operation. If this firmware file is not already part of the Linux distribution is can downloaded in the following way:

cd /lib/firmware
sudo wget http://www.wi-bw.tfh-wildau.de/~pboettch/home/linux-dvb-firmware/dvb-usb-dib0700-1.10.fw

or installed under Ubuntu via the package management system:

sudo apt-get install linux-firmware-nonfree

Identified Hardware Configurations (1 Result)

This hardware component was used by Linux users under the following system configurations. These results were collected by our LHG Scan Tool:
Scan Date
Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS 4.4.0-31-generic - 01/08/2016

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