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Linux Support for PCTV Systems USB TV Tuners

This document contains information to support your PCTV Systems TV tuner on Linux operating systems (Ubuntu).

Test Reference: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS


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A Note about Firmware Files

Many of the devices on this page need a firmware which are not part of the kernel. Firmware comes with distribution packages. Copy the file to your firmware folder (usually /lib/firmware). Note: You need root privileges.

Example: sudo cp firmware /lib/firmware

List of Supported USB TV Tuners

PCTV 71e ( Dazzle*TV Stick )

PCTV 72e ( PCTV DVB-T Stick Solo, PCTV DVB-T Stick Ultimate )

  • Supported: Yes, since kernel 2.6.26

PCTV 73A ( PCTV teleScope )

  • Supported: Yes, since kernel 2.6.26

PCTV 73e ( PCTV nanoStick )

  • Supported: Yes, since kernel 2.6.26

PCTV 73e SE (PCTV nanoStick Solo)

  • Supported: Yes, since kernel 2.6.26

PCTV 74e ( PCTV picoStick )

PCTV 76e ( PCTV microStick )

  • Supported: Yes

PCTV 77e ( PCTV microStick )

PCTV 78e ( PCTV microStick )

PCTV 79e ( PCTV microStick )

PCTV 290e ( PCTV nanoStick T2 )

  • Supported: Yes, since kernel 3.0

PCTV 292e ( PCTV tripleStick )

PCTV 340e ( PCTV Hybrid Pro Stick )

PCTV 460e ( PCTV DVB-S2 Stick )

PCTV 461e ( PCTV DVB-S2 Stick )

PCTV 510e ( PCTV Quatro Stick )

PCTV 520e ( PCTV Quatro Stick )