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Old 07-15-2005, 10:26 AM   #1
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Is it possible to get a USB TV Tuner working?

I have a Compro VideoMate Action Pro USB TV Tuner box I would like to get working on my laptop (Amilo Pro v2010).
I have tried moduling all the tuners in the kernel (in Multimedia Devices -> Video4Linux and USB) but I still get no result.
When I plug it in and type dmesg, it says a new highspeed device has been connected, but no modules are loaded.
On my other machine with a PCI tuner card, I have things like tuner, v4l2_common, v4l2_compat loaded, but none of those appear on the laptop.
Is it actually possible to get it working? Maybe with ndiswrapper or something?
Any thoughts / help appreciated.
Old 07-15-2005, 11:23 AM   #2
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Your device isn't listed in the supported devices page, but try usbvision. Their site is
Hope this helps
Old 07-15-2005, 11:42 AM   #3
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There's also the Plextor ConvertX PVR 402U devices, which are supported by the Plextor driver and MythTV.


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