25. Other hardware

25.1. Amateur Radio

The following cards etc. are supported:

25.2. VESA Power Savings Protocol (DPMS) monitors

Support for power savings is included in the Linux kernel. Use setterm to enable support in the Linux console, and xset to enable support under X.

25.3. Touch screens

The Metro-X X-server is supporting the following touch screen controllers:

25.4. Terminals on serial port

Old terminals can easily be used under Linux by connecting them to the serial port of your system. At least the following terminals will be supported:

25.5. Joysticks

Joystick support is in the latest XFree86 distributions (3.3.x) and in kernel versions 2.1.xx and 2.2.xx. For older kernels the links below are usefull.

Currently supported joysticks are:

25.6. Video capture boards / Frame Grabbers / TV tuner

A couple of programs are available that support TV tuners. These are:

All cards with Bt848/Bt848a/Bt849/Bt878/Bt879 and normal Composite/S-VHS inputs are supported. Teletext and Intercast support (PAL only) via VBI samples decoding in software.

25.7. Digital Camera

Currently there are five programs which can be used in combination with digital cameras.

Photopc can be extended with a graphical Tk frontend. This can be found at here. Also Qvplay cab be extended with a graphical Tk frontend, which can be found at here

25.7.1. Supported

  • Agfa ePhoto line of cameras (photopc, camediaplay, JCAM)

  • Apple QuickTake 200 (JCAM)

  • Casio QV10, QV-10A, QV-11, QV-30, QV-70, QV-100, QV-200, QV-300, QV-700, QV-770 (qvplay) here

  • Casio QV-10A, QV-11, QV-30, QV-70, QV-100, QV-300, QV-700, QV-770 (JCAM)

  • Chinon ES-1000 (same hardware, protocol and image format as Kodak DC20) (JCAM) here

  • Epson "Colorio Photo" CP-100 (PhotoPC) (photopc, camediaplay) here

  • Epson "Colorio Photo" CP-200 (PhotoPC 500) (photopc, camediaplay, JCAM) here

  • Epson "Colorio Photo" CP-200 (PhotoPC 550) (JCAM)

  • Epson "Colorio Photo" CP-500 (PhotoPC 600) (photopc, camediaplay, JCAM) here

  • Epson "Colorio Photo" CP-500 (PhotoPC 700) (JCAM)

  • Epson PhotoPC 550 (photopc, camediaplay) here

  • Fuji DS-7, DX-5 (DS-10), DX-7 (DS-20), DX-9 (DS-30), DS-300, MX-700 (JCAM)

  • HP Photo Smart Digital Camera (Some people say it is supported, others say it isn't !!??)

  • Kodak DC-20, DC-25, DC-200/210 (JCAM) here

  • Olympus C-300L, C-320L, C-420L, C-800L, C-840L, C-1000L, C-1400L (JCAM) here

  • Olympus "Camedia" C-400L (D-200L) (photopc, camediaplay, JCAM) here

  • Olympus "Camedia" C-820L (D-320L) (photopc, camediaplay, JCAM) here

  • Olympus C2000Z (photocd)

  • Sanyo VPC-G200/G200EX (photopc, camediaplay) here

  • Sanyo DSC-V1 (VPC-G200E) (photopc, camediaplay) here

  • Sanyo DSC-X1 (VPC-X300) (JCAM)

  • Sanyo DSC-X300 (photopc, camediaplay) here

  • Nikon Coolpix 600/900 (Coolpix 600 untested) (photopc) here and here

  • Sierra Imaging SD640 (photopc) here

  • Toshiba PDR-2 (not sure: photopc) here

25.7.2. Unsupported

  • Casio QV-120, QV-5000SX, QV-7000SX

  • Kodak DC40, DC50, DC120

25.8. UPS

Various other UPS's are supported, read the UPS HOWTO

25.9. Multifunction boards

25.10. Data acquisition

The Linux Lab Project site collects drivers for hardware dealing with data acquisition, they also maintain some mailing lists dealing with the subject. I have no experience with data acquisition so please check the site for more details.

25.11. Watchdog timer interfaces

25.12. Miscellaneous