Post a Comment Please read the comments policy before publishing your comment. If this is the case, you will see in the dmesg log that the firmware couldn’t be downloaded because of a checksum mismatch. The USB tuner is now working and usable. Do not waste your time to install the default TV viewer application, because it does not detect the device. However the driver installation is not quite straightforward.

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The kernel was trying to download the firmware for IT into AF – the devices are similar and work with the same kernel module, yet the firmwares don’t match. Windows will also install InfraRed drivers for this device. One simple application is Kaffeine. Documentation for the AFx family can be obtained from AFA under NDAbut it is apparently confusing, as well as incomplete — as there are a lot of areas that are undocumented.

Afwtech AFx family consists of the following chips: There are multiple firmwares available. In short, a lot more devices based on this chipset are expected to materialize. However, as soon things progress past this stage, there will be something released for users to test. Firmware succesfully downloaded The tuner is now ready to use.

Select Autoscan source and click OK. In addition, taken collectively, the development of three different drivers highlights the relative complexity of the chip, as well as the flexibility in device design that its employment permits. The problem is that firmware does not exist.


You could edit the driver file and change this ID, but you will lose digital signature of the driver. Views Read View source View history.

Full tutorial french wiki here: This aspect makes drivers installation difficult. This original code has since been modified by somebody else at afatech?

AfaTech KWorld DVB-T UB499-2T – two ways of downloading and installing the driver

It should work out of the box! If you can’t find it, click Have Disk and browse to C: Linux module would wondows do widnows same, yet there are two kind of issues that may arise. Retrieved from ” https: So, as of yet, there currently isn’t anything for the end user to test.

If this is the case, you will see in the dmesg log that the firmware couldn’t be downloaded because of a checksum mismatch.

Anybody running device 15a Afatech Technologies, Inc. AF/AF DVB-T stick

That may strike one as being strange or showing signs of a state of dis-coordination, but in actuality, each driver has its own reason for coming into existence. For its part, Afatech does not want any of the above driver attempts to make their way into the kernel, as none dvb-tt them are very robust in terms of chip support.

You should now see something similar to initially the device is in cold state, then the firmware is downloaded and the device switches to warm state: Although you install the drivers, they will not apply to this device because of wkndows device IDs. Plug in the USB key if you didn’t.


There is no specific release timeframe set for this, but hopefully it will be soon, as the chip manufacturer as well as everybody else involved is under pressure, due to the large adoption of the chip by different peripheral manufacturers Avermedia, Terratec, Azurewave, DigitalNow, Pinnacle, as well as some number of unbranded Chinese manufacturers too. The updated kernel with new module tries to load the correct firmware.

Download and install AfaTech KWorld DVB-T UBT – driver id

Unfortunately, tuner afatrch build on these chips are known to be unstable demanding frequent cold boots. The Windows driver automatically does that when you plug the device. You will recognize it by the name: This page was last modified on 4 Juneat So, the best way is to force the driver installation.

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