Elgato EyeTV DTT Deluxe v2

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Also called Elgato EyeTV DTT Deluxe 2009, it is a DVB-T USB device from Elgato intended for use with Apple Computer based systems.


Install linuxtv-dvb-appsAUR.

Download the firmware and copy the files to /usr/lib/firmware

$ wget https://kernellabs.com/firmware/as102/as102_data1_st.hex[dead link 2023-09-16 ⓘ]
$ wget https://kernellabs.com/firmware/as102/as102_data2_st.hex[dead link 2023-09-16 ⓘ]
# mv as102_data* /usr/lib/firmware 
# chmod 644 /usr/lib/firmware/as102_data*

Now you can plug it in and you are ready to go.


When plugged, you should see the following:

# dmesg
[  484.336751] usb 2-1: new high-speed USB device number 5 using ehci_hcd
[  484.804400] dvb_as102: module is from the staging directory, the quality is unknown, you have been warned.
[  484.804853] as10x_usb: device has been detected
[  484.804865] DVB: registering new adapter (Elgato EyeTV DTT Deluxe)
[  484.805121] DVB: registering adapter 0 frontend 0 (Elgato EyeTV DTT Deluxe)...
[  484.964484] as10x_usb: fimrware: as102_data1_st.hex loaded with success
[  485.199985] as10x_usb: fimrware: as102_data2_st.hex loaded with success
[  485.200015] usbcore: registered new interface driver Abilis Systems as10x usb driver

More info on DVB-T can be found on the DVB-S page.

A common use can be installing the vlc package, then doing the following:

$ scan /usr/share/dvb/dvb-t/de-Nordrhein-Westfalen | tee channels.conf
$ vlc channels.conf

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