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DTVIIC(4)                  Kernel Interfaces Manual                  DTVIIC(4)

     dtviic, au8522, cx24227, lg3303, mt2131, nxt2k, zl10353, tvpll, xc3028,
     xc5k -- Inter IC (I2C) modules for DTV

     The dtviic modules provide support for dtv(4) devices.  The dtviic module
     group includes tuners, demodulators, and analog video decoders.

     The usual hardware structure consists of a host controller (connected for
     instance via usb(4) or pci(4)) that provides the data moving facilities
     (for the analog or digital video streams) and an iic(4) bus over which
     the other chips can be configured.

     For example, a typical dtv(4) setup would look like this:

           1.   Initialize transport stream (TS) port on the host controller.

           2.   Configure the demodulator that ``demodulates'' the information
                from an intermediate frequency (IF) that is provided to it by
                the associated tuner.  This step typically includes setting
                the desired quadrature amplitude modulation (QAM) and
                bandwidth, among other things.

           3.   Configure the tuner.  Typically this step includes at least
                setting the frequency.

           4.   Start TS transfer (using DMA transfers or USB high speed

     The supported demodulators include:

           au8522      Auvitek AU8522 ATSC/QAM64/QAM256 demodulator

           cx24227     Conexant CX24227 ATSC/QAM64/QAM256 demodulator

           lg3303      LG LGDT3303 ATSC/QAM64/QAM256 demodulator

           mt2131      MicroTune MT2131 ATSC demodulator

           nxt2k       NxtWave Communications NXT2004 ATSC demodulator

           zl10353     Zarlink ZL10353 (Intel CE623x) COFDM/DVB-T demodulator

     The supported tuners are:

           tvpll       Generic PLL-based tuners

           xc3028      XCeive XC3028 analog and digital tuner

           xc5k        Xceive XC5000 analog and digital tuner

           o   dvb-fe-nxt2004.fw needed by nxt2k

           o   xc3028-v27.fw or xc3028L-v36.fw (provided by
               pkgsrc/sysutils/xc3028l-firmware) needed by xc3028

           o   dvb-fe-xc5000-1.6.114.fw needed by xc5k, provided by the

     dtv(4), iic(4), module(7)

     The dtviic modules first appeared in NetBSD 6.0.

     Authors include Jared D. McNeill <jmcneillATNetBSD.org>, Jonathan A.
     Kollasch <jakllschATNetBSD.org>, and Jukka Ruohonen <jruohonenATiki.fi>.

NetBSD 6.1.5                    August 30, 2011                   NetBSD 6.1.5