Error "No E4000 tuner found" on rtl_test -t

Cinaed Simson cinaed.simson at gmail.com
Sun Feb 26 22:54:38 UTC 2017


On 02/07/2017 12:58 PM, Martin McGlensey wrote:
> Hello,
> 
>  
> 
> I recently purchased a NooElec nesdr mini dongle.  I want to install it
> on Linux Mint 17.1. I have rtl-sdr installed. I have blacklisted the
> dvb_usb_rtl28xxu driver. When I run rtl_test it reports that the dongle
> is present and sending. When I run rtl_sdr -t to check the tuning range
> it reports no E4000 tuner found.

This is the correct behavior. See

   rtl_test --help

It means don't have an E4000.

If you did have an E4000, then the first test your ran would have failed.

-- Cinaed

> 
>  
> 
> Called NooElec for tech support. Got link for linux install but got
> error “page not found”. Tried to get on their mailing list from their IE
> page. Bad gateway error 502. Looks like support may be difficult to get
> through NooElec.
> 
>  
> 
> Does this error indicate a defective rtl dongle? Where can I find the
> install procedure for the NooElec R820T NESDR mini. All responses are
> appreciated.
> 
>  
> 
> Thank you,
> 
> Marty, N3MOW
> 
> N3mow at arrl.net <mailto:N3mow at arrl.net> mmcg29440 at frontier.net
> <mailto:mmcg29440 at frontier.net>
> 
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