TerraTec Cinergy T RC MKII USB Stick
TerraTec Cinergy T RC MKII is a USB DVB-T receiver manufactured by TerraTec Electronic GmbH. This page describes the installation of the TerraTec Cinergy T RC MKII USB Stick (USB ID 0ccd:0097). It is supported since kernel version 2.6.37.
Verify Device ID
Make sure you have the 'correct' device. The USB ID is '0ccd:0097':
$ lsusb Bus 001 Device 004: ID 0ccd:0097 TerraTec Electronic GmbH Cinergy T RC MKII
If you plug-in the device you will see the following kernel message:
$ dmesg [ 4403.369654] usb 1-1: new high-speed USB device number 5 using ehci_hcd [ 4403.862797] dvb-usb: found a 'TerraTec Cinergy T Stick RC' in cold state, will try to load a firmware [ 4403.864076] dvb-usb: did not find the firmware file. (dvb-usb-af9015.fw) Please see linux/Documentation/dvb/ for more details on firmware-problems. (-2) [ 4403.864103] dvb_usb_af9015: probe of 1-1:1.0 failed with error -2
You need to install the firmware file:
$ wget http://www.otit.fi/~crope/v4l-dvb/af9015/af9015_firmware_cutter/firmware_files/4.95.0/dvb-usb-af9015.fw[dead link 2020-04-03 ⓘ] # cp dvb-usb-af9015.fw /usr/lib/firmware/
Reconnect the device and you should see the following output. The device is now ready to use :)
$ dmesg [ 4867.138959] dvb-usb: generic DVB-USB module successfully deinitialized and disconnected. [ 4870.056313] usb 1-1: new high-speed USB device number 6 using ehci_hcd [ 4870.549447] dvb-usb: found a 'TerraTec Cinergy T Stick RC' in cold state, will try to load a firmware [ 4870.551676] dvb-usb: downloading firmware from file 'dvb-usb-af9015.fw' [ 4870.618834] dvb-usb: found a 'TerraTec Cinergy T Stick RC' in warm state. [ 4870.618971] dvb-usb: will pass the complete MPEG2 transport stream to the software demuxer. [ 4870.619381] DVB: registering new adapter (TerraTec Cinergy T Stick RC) [ 4870.622186] af9013: firmware version:18.104.22.168 [ 4870.627936] DVB: registering adapter 0 frontend 0 (Afatech AF9013 DVB-T)... [ 4870.630198] tda18218: NXP TDA18218HN successfully identified. [ 4870.631940] Registered IR keymap rc-terratec-slim-2 [ 4870.632197] input: IR-receiver inside an USB DVB receiver as /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1d.7/usb1/1-1/rc/rc2/input11 [ 4870.632437] rc2: IR-receiver inside an USB DVB receiver as /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1d.7/usb1/1-1/rc/rc2 [ 4870.632446] dvb-usb: schedule remote query interval to 500 msecs. [ 4870.632454] dvb-usb: TerraTec Cinergy T Stick RC successfully initialized and connected.