HOW TO WATCH DVB-T WITH RTL2832U (R820T2)

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HOW TO WATCH DVB-T WITH RTL2832U (R820T2)

Post by JUANCHO2010 » Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:49 am

Hello.

I have been searching on how to watch digital tv (dvb-t) with my rtl-sdr dongle (RTL2832U [R820T2]). Anyway, I have not found any info on how to do so.

I have a couple of questions.
1. What software do I need to watch dvb-t?
2. Can I watch it woth my dongle?
3. Some chanels in my country say that they require dvb-t2, can I watch those chanels?
4. How to use the needed software?

Thanks =)
JUANCHO2010!

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Re: HOW TO WATCH DVB-T WITH RTL2832U (R820T2)

Post by rtlsdrblog » Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:26 am

You need to first uninstall the SDR drivers and install the TV drivers here https://mega.nz/#!zgplmLyR!NvpfJVO8Kakk ... 6MRptTF6dg.

Then you can use any TV software, like ProgDVB. Note that you might need to disable Windows automatic driver updates to prevent Windows overwriting the drivers.

You won't be able to watch DVB-T2, only DVB-T.

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Re: HOW TO WATCH DVB-T WITH RTL2832U (R820T2)

Post by DeepCoder » Wed Feb 24, 2021 8:21 pm

Are the drivers virus free ?

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Re: HOW TO WATCH DVB-T WITH RTL2832U (R820T2)

Post by rtlsdrblog » Fri Mar 05, 2021 4:50 am

My virus scanner finds them clean and they're the drivers from the original CD provided with the dongles when they were used as DVB-T tuners. That said, scan them yourself to be sure.

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Re: HOW TO WATCH DVB-T WITH RTL2832U (R820T2)

Post by DeepCoder » Sun Mar 14, 2021 3:22 pm

what is the license code ?

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Re: HOW TO WATCH DVB-T WITH RTL2832U (R820T2)

Post by rtlsdrblog » Wed Apr 14, 2021 11:05 am

Just use the drivers, the software they included with the drivers is old and probably broken now. Plenty of other options like ProgDVB.

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