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Scientific Atlanta 4250HDC User's Manual

Scientific atalanta explorer digital set-top user's guide.
Explorer
Digital Set-Top
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User's Guide
Models 4240HDC
and 4250HDC
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with Multi-Stream CableCARD
Interface
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EXPLORER 4250HDC
CH +
SELECT
GUIDE
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VOL +
INFO
EXIT
POWER
SETTINGS
SETTINGS
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    Explorer Digital Set-Top ® User’s Guide Models 4240HDC and 4250HDC with Multi-Stream CableCARD Interface EXPLORER 4250HDC CH + SELECT GUIDE VOL - VOL + INFO EXIT POWER SETTINGS SETTINGS CH -...

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    Notice to Installers The servicing instructions in this notice are for use by qualiÞ ed service personnel only. To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not perform any servicing other than that contained in the operating instructions, unless you are qualiÞ ed to do so. Note to System Installer For this apparatus, the coaxial cable shield/screen shall be grounded as close as practical to the point of entry of the cable...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Important Safety Instructions ...iv Welcome ... 1 Safety First ... 1 For More Information ... 1 Identify Your 4240HDC or 4250HDC ... 1 What’s in the Carton? ... 2 Additional Equipment You Might Need ... 2 What’s on the Front Panel? ... 3 What’s on the Back Panel? ...

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    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read These Instructions Keep These Instructions Heed All Warnings Follow All Instructions Power Source Warning A label on this product indicates the correct power source for this product. Operate this product only from an electrical outlet with the voltage and frequency indicated on the product label.

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    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS, Prevent Power Cord Damage Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched, particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where the cord exits from the apparatus. Provide Ventilation and Select a Location • Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.

  • Page 6: Welcome, Safety First, For More Information, Identify Your 4240hdc Or 4250hdc

    Identify Your 4240HDC or 4250HDC To Þ nd the serial number for your 4240HDC or 4250HDC, look on the back for a label that is similar to the example shown here. The serial number begins with “STB SN“ and is located beneath the bar code.

  • Page 7: What's In The Carton, Additional Equipment You Might Need

    EXIT POWER SETTINGS SETTINGS • 4240HDC or 4250HDC Set-top • Component Video Cables (PrPbY) Additional Equipment You Might Need You might need some of the cables and adapters shown below for connecting the set-top to your home entertainment devices. See the connection information beginning on page 12 for more information.

  • Page 8: What's On The Front Panel

    Reserved for future use 12 USB Port Connects to external equipment, such as a keyboard or mouse (reserved for future use) Note: This illustration may vary from the actual product. GUIDE INFO EXIT SETTINGS SETTINGS 7 8 9 10 EXPLORER 4250HDC...

  • Page 9: What's On The Back Panel

    What’s on the Back Panel? STB SN: SABNFSRVG eCM MAC: 001868C16907 CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN AVIS: RISQUE DE CHOC STB RF MAC: 001868C16906 ELECTRIQUE NE PAS OUVRIR THIS DEVICE IS INTENDED TO BE ATTACHED TO A RECEIVER THAT IS NOT USED TO RECEIVE OVER-THE-AIR BROADCAST SIGNALS.

  • Page 10: Connecting The Set-top

    Connecting the Set-top To connect your set-top to your entertainment devices, complete these steps. Determine if your TV is HD or SD and whether it is wide screen (16:9) or standard screen (4:3). See page 11 for more information. Make the connections for your TV and/or VCR as follows: •...

  • Page 11: Connections For An Hdtv And Vcr

    Connections for an HDTV and VCR To use the set-top with an HDTV, you must make one of the following connections to view the HD content. In addition, you can make connections to a digital or analog VCR to record to a VCR tape. Refer to your TV and VCR user’s guides and the cabling diagrams in this guide for more detailed connection information.

  • Page 12: Connections For A Standard-deÞ Nition Tv And Vcr

    Connections for a Standard-DeÞ nition TV and VCR When using the set-top with an SDTV, you must make one of the following connections to view content. Some SDTVs may not have all these connections. In addition, you can make connections to a VCR to record to a VCR tape.

  • Page 13: View Television Programming

    View Television Programming Access Services and Programs Access cable services and programs by pressing the following keys on the remote control: • Guide–Access the on-screen guide. The on-screen guide displays schedules of TV programs and other services available from your cable service provider, such as video-on-demand and pay-per-view programs.

  • Page 14: Performance Tips

    Performance Tips If the set-top does not perform as expected, the following tips may help. If you need further assistance, contact your service provider. No Picture • Verify that the power to your TV is turned on. • Verify that your HDTV is in HD mode. If necessary, run the HD Setup Wizard to select HD mode. •...

  • Page 15: Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions What is Digital Television? Digital television (DTV) is a huge leap forward in television technology compared to analog television that has been widely available since the 1940s. DTV is delivered and displayed using digital encoding, similar to the way a PC operates. By using digital technology, there is no variation in picture and sound quality from the origination point until it is displayed on your television.

  • Page 16: Picture Formats

    Picture Formats What is the Difference Between a Standard-Screen and a Wide-Screen HDTV The type of screen your HDTV has (wide screen or standard screen) determines how the set-top displays programs on the screen. The picture format for an HDTV is a combination of aspect ratio and screen resolution and is different for standard-screen and wide-screen HDTVs.

  • Page 17: Connecting To An Hdtv With An Hdmi Connector

    Connecting to an HDTV with an HDMI Connector WARNING: Electric shock hazard! Unplug all electronic devices before connecting or disconnecting any device cables to the set-top. Required cables: • 1 HDMI-to-HDMI cable Explorer Set-top STB SN: SABNFSRVG eCM MAC: 001868C16907 CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN...

  • Page 18: Connecting To An Hdtv With A Dvi Connector

    Connecting to an HDTV with a DVI Connector WARNING: Electric shock hazard! Unplug all electronic devices before connecting or disconnecting any device cables to the set-top. Required cables: • 1 HDMI-to-DVI or 1 HDMI-to-HDMI cable and 1 DVI adapter • 1 audio Left/Right cable Explorer Set-top STB SN: SABNFSRVG...

  • Page 19: Connecting To An Hdtv With Component Input (prpby)

    Connecting to an HDTV with Component Input (PrPbY) WARNING: Electric shock hazard! Unplug all electronic devices before connecting or disconnecting any device cables to the set-top. Required cables: • 1 set component video cables (PrPbY) • 1 audio Left/Right cable Explorer Set-top STB SN: SABNFSRVG eCM MAC: 001868C16907...

  • Page 20: Connecting To A Home Theater System With Component Input (prpby)

    120 VAC 60HZ 400W 60HZ 40W 1394 LISTED 14H1 CABLE EQUIP. MONITOR S-VIDEO VIDEO OUT T12971 VIDEO 1 COMPONENT VIDEO MONITOR S-VIDEO S-VIDEO VIDEO VIDEO OUT AUDIO Back of DVD Player AUDIO OUT VIDEO COMPONENT VIDEO OUT/ PROGRESSIVE SCAN T11135...

  • Page 21: Connecting To A Stereo Vcr And Hdtv (optional)

    Connecting to a Stereo VCR and HDTV (optional) WARNING: Electric shock hazard! Unplug all electronic devices before connecting or disconnecting any device cables to the set-top. Required cables: • 1 RF coaxial cable • 2 sets composite A/V cables Explorer Set-top STB SN: SABNFSRVG eCM MAC: 001868C16907 CAUTION...

  • Page 22: Connecting To An Hdtv With A 1394 Connector

    Connecting to an HDTV with a 1394 Connector Required cables: • 1 6-pin to 4-pin 1394 cable (Consult your TV user’s guides for more detailed information) • 1 set component A/V cables Explorer Set-top STB SN: SABNFSRVG CAUTION eCM MAC: 001868C16907 RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN AVIS:...

  • Page 23: Index

    Index 1394 4, 6, 17 Outlet iv, 4 Power input Aspect ratio Back panel Burn-in of screen CableCard 2, 4, 10 Cables Cable Out, connector Compliance, FCC and Canadian EMI Back Cover Component video connection. See PrPbY Composite Connectors See also Front panel; Back panel required for HDTV required for SDTV 6, 7...

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    Index, continued Performance tips. See Troubleshooting. Picture Doesn’t display Formats No color Picture-in-picture. See PIP Ports. See Connectors Product information Programming, viewing Progressive scan rate PrPbY connector 4, 6, 7 HDTV connection 14 home theater connection SDTV connection Remote control RGB connector.

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    ScientiÞ c Atlanta, the ScientiÞ c Atlanta logo, and Explorer are registered trademarks of ScientiÞ c- Atlanta, Inc. 4240HDC, 4250HDC, and Multi-Room are trademarks of ScientiÞ c-Atlanta, Inc. Cisco, the Cisco logo, and Cisco Systems are trademarks or registered trademarks of Cisco Systems, Inc.

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