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Topfield Digital Satellite Receiver TF 6000 PVR User Manual

Topfield digital satellite receiver user guide.

 
TOPFIELD
TF 6000 PVR
User Guide
Digital Satellite Receiver
Personal Video Recorder
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Summary of Contents

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    TOPFIELD TF 6000 PVR User Guide Digital Satellite Receiver Personal Video Recorder...

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    1 Introduction Features ....... Controlling the digital receiver 1.2.1 The front panel 1.2.2 The remote control What is common interface?

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    iv Contents 3 Preference Settings Language settings Video and audio settings 3.2.1 Television standard 3.2.2 Colour model 3.2.3 Video cassette recorder 3.2.4 Television aspect ratio 3.2.5 Sound mode Local time setting Parental control Adjusting the on-screen display To turn on the time shift feature Setting for MediaHighway programme guide 4 Service Search Searching broadcasting services...

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    5.2.5 Selecting subtitle tracks 5.2.6 Viewing teletext Viewing electronic programme guide Watching multifeed programme Using time shift Using picture in picture 6 Listing Services Editing the services list Editing the favourite list How to use on-screen keyboard Transferring receiver data Editing channel data on your computer 6.5.1 Editing satellite and transponder list...

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    vi Contents 7.2.6 To move a recording to another folder Playing back a recording 7.3.1 To navigate using the progress bar 7.3.2 To play in slow motion 7.3.3 To play in fast motion 7.3.4 To make a bookmark 7.3.5 To play back a recording repeatedly 7.3.6 To play back recordings in sequence 7.3.7...

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    Contents vii Index...

  • Page 9: Introduction, Features

    The TF 6000 PVR digital receiver is fully compliant with the international Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB) standard, and can receive digital broadcasts. For its operation you need an antenna, which must be installed appropriately. NOTE In general we equate a channel with a frequency. Unlike ana- logue broadcasts, however, digital broadcasts are not all as- signed to their own frequencies;...

  • Page 10: Controlling The Digital Receiver

    2 Introduction • Can store up to 5000 television and radio services. • You can edit the services list. • You can create favourite lists of your favourite services. • You can view information about the current television or • Has an electronic programme guide that provides an •...

  • Page 11: The Front Panel

    1.2.1 The front panel The front panel of the digital receiver has buttons to control the digital receiver, and specific lamps and a display to indicate its status. The following indicates what they mean. STANDBY button switches the digital receiver between CHANNEL VOLUME Front display displays the current time in standby mode,...

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    4 Introduction 1.2.2 The remote control ceiver between standby mode and operation mode. switch it back on. SCART socket between the digital receiver and the device connected to the VCR SCART socket. See § for more details. Numeric buttons are used to enter a service number for service change or to specify values for menu options.

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    buttons decrease or increase the volume. They are also used to change values for menu options. displays the services list. See § It is also used to select a menu item. displays the favourite lists. is used to exit the current screen. EXIT switches between television services and radio ser- vices.

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    6 Introduction functions per menu besides their own function. They will be guided by on-screen help. If the remote control does not work, please check the remote control mode. There are four modes with this remote control. You can alter the mode by pressing two buttons simultaneously as follows: •...

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    • Mode 2: • Mode 3: • Mode 4: The mode 1 will work at default. 1.3 What is common interface? To watch a pay service, you should take the following steps: 1. Purchase a conditional access module and a subscription 2.

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    8 Introduction To view the information about the module and subscription card inserted into the digital re- ceiver, select the Information Common Interface menu. You should see a screen like the left figure.

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    2.1 Unpacking Before going any further, check that you have received the following items with your digital receiver. • Remote control unit • Two batteries for the remote control (AAA 1.5 V) • One power cord • One WLAN antenna •...

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    10 Setup • The wall outlet should be near the equipment. Do not • Do not expose the digital receiver to any moisture. The • Place the digital receiver on a firm and level surface. • Do not place the digital receiver close to heat emitting •...

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    2.3 Rear panel connections The TF 6000 PVR has a wide range of connections on the back panel. VIDEO LNB 1 IN LNB 2 IN IF 1 OUT IF 2 OUT S-VIDEO AUDIO Check what connections your television set has in comparison with the digital receiver.

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    12 Setup Table 2.3: Connectors specifications VIDEO AUDIO S-VIDEO YPbPr S/PDIF RS-232 2.4 Connecting up your digital receiver There are several ways to set up the digital receiver. Set up the digital receiver suitably to your television and other appliances. If you have any problem with your setup or need help, contact your dealer.

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    2.4.1 Connecting the antenna Normally you do that by using a loop cable to link from the IF 1 OUT connector to the LNB 2 IN connector. If you have two antennas without DiSEqC switch, then you have to connect a cable from the other antenna directly to the LNB 2 IN connector rather than using the loop cable.

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    14 Setup 2.4.2 Connecting to your television Between all the following connectors of the digital receiver, we recommend you to use the first connector to get best picture quality. If your television does not have the matching connector, then use the next connector in the following order for better picture quality.

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    To use the component video connector To use the S-Video connector To use the composite video connector 2.4 Connecting up your digital receiver 15 You will need to obtain a component video ca- ble (RCA cable) to use the component video connector.

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    16 Setup To connect the audio connectors 2.4.3 Connecting to your video cassette recorder The digital receiver can also output video to another appliance such as a video cassette recorder or video receiver through an auxiliary SCART connector. 2.5 Switching on for the first time Now that you have your digital receiver connected, you should plug it in to a mains socket.

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    2.5.1 Inserting batteries in the remote control To insert the batteries, open the battery compartment by remov- ing the lid, and then insert the batteries observing the polarity, which is marked on the base of the battery compartment. If the digital receiver no longer reacts properly to remote con- trol commands, the batteries may be flat.

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    18 Preference Settings 3.1 Language settings Menu language The digital receiver supports many menu languages: Dutch, English, German, French, Italian, Russian, Turkish and so forth. Set the Menu Language option to your desired language. Once you select a language, the menu will be immediately displayed in the selected language.

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    Subtitle language Set the 1st Subtitle Language option and the 2nd Subtitle Lan- guage option to your desired languages. When you watch a programme, if the programme has a subtitle track of the lan- guage that is designated for the 1st Subtitle Language, it will be displayed.

  • Page 28: Television Standard 3.2.2 Colour Model

    20 Preference Settings 3.2 Video and audio settings 3.2.1 Television standard The digital receiver supports two television standards. One is PAL standard, and the other is NTSC standard. PAL was adopted in European countries while NTSC is adopted in USA, Canada, Mexico and so forth.

  • Page 29: 3.2.3 Video Cassette Recorder

    digital receiver linked to your television via this connector, you should set the Video Output option to your desired colour model. If you have connected via the RCA connector labeled VIDEO on the back panel, you do not have to set this option because the digital receiver outputs CVBS video through the RCA connector independent of the SCART connector.

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    22 Preference Settings Otherwise, if you have a normal-screen television, set the TV Aspect Ratio option to 4:3. You cannot fully enjoy wide-screen programmes with your normal-screen television as the above figures show. The left figure shows a normal picture displayed in the normal screen. To watch wide-screen programmes in the shape like the centre figure, set the 16:9 Display Format option to Letter Box.

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    1. Set the Mode option to Auto; then the Time Offset option 2. Set the Time Offset option to the time difference between 3. Make sure that your local time is correctly displayed on To set the local time yourself, set the Mode option to Manual and enter your local time to the Local Time option with the numeric buttons.

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    24 Preference Settings Table 3.1: Time offset table Time offset City 12:00 Eniwetok, Kwajalein 11:00 Midway Island, Samoa 10:00 Hawaii 09:00 Alaska 08:00 Pacific Time US, Canada 07:00 Mountain Time US, Canada 06:00 Central Time US, Canada, Mexico City 05:00 Eastern Time US, Canada, Bogota, Lima 04:00 Atlantic Time Canada, La Paz...

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    If you wish to block 15 or above rated programmes, set the Censorship option to 15 (age). Setting it to No block blocks no programme; on the other hand, setting it to Total block blocks every programme. NOTE If a programme does not have any programme classification information, your censorship setting will not take effect.

  • Page 34: 3.6 To Turn On The Time Shift Feature

    26 Preference Settings In addition, you can raise or lower the position of the informa- tion box. Select the System Setting menu and set the Info Box Position option as you desire. Its available range is from 3 lines. The more high you set the option, the more low the information box will be positioned.

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    3.7 Setting for MediaHighway programme guide 27 Set the MediaHighway EPG option to On to activate this feature; then the other options become enabled. Set the Satellite Name and Home Transponder options to available ones, and set the Tuner Select option to a tuner through which to receive them.

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    28 Service Search After connecting up the digital receiver, you will need to per- form a service search. 4.1 Searching broadcasting services This digital receiver can be operated with both fixed antenna and motorized antenna. You have to configure antenna settings according to your antenna system in the following order: 1.

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    The other is K band which ranges approximately from 12 to 18 GHz. Pressing the button on the Satellite Name option displays the satellite list in alphabetic order. Select the satellite toward which your antenna is set to face. You have to specify which tuner is connected to your selected satellite.

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    30 Service Search NOTE Both the LNB 1 IN and LNB 2 IN sockets should be connected to your antennas either directly or via the loop-through cable. If you have connected only one socket, some features such as dual recording will not function. The digital receiver has a database about broadcasting satellites and their transponders, containing the following information: satellite position, frequency range, symbol rate, polarization...

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    4.1.2 Configuring DiSEqC 1.2 settings Your motorized antenna will turn toward your desired satellites horizontally by DiSEqC 1.2. To get the correct position of your desired satellite, perform the following steps: 4.1 Searching broadcasting services 31 For example, to select the antenna con- nected to the A5 input in the left figure, set the DiSEqC 1.1 option to 2 of 4 and the DiSEqC 1.0 option to 1 of 4.

  • Page 40: 4.1.3 Configuring Usals Settings

    32 Service Search 1. Choose your desired satellite at the Satellite Name op- 2. Select the tuner that is connected to the motorized an- 3. Set the DiSEqC Command Mode option to User. 4. Set the Motor Control option to Goto. Then the antenna 5.

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    To get every satellite position calculated, perform the following steps: 1. Choose your desired satellite at the Satellite Name op- tion. 2. Select the tuner that is connected to the motorized an- tenna at the Tuner Select option. 3. Enter your location to the My Longitude option and the My Latitude option with the tons.

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    34 Service Search 4.1.4 Searching services There are four service search methods: • Searching every service of a satellite. • Searching every service of a transponder. • Searching one service of a transponder. • Searching every service of a SMATV (Satellite Master Searching every service of a satellite To search every service of a satellite, perform the following steps:...

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    1. Choose your desired satellite at the Satellite Name op- 2. Set the Search Mode option to Manual. 3. Choose your desired transponder at the Frequency op- 4. Enter the symbol rate of your desired transponder to the 5. Set the Polarization option to the polarization of your 6.

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    36 Service Search 6. Specify the packet identifiers of your desired service at Searching every service of SMATV system To search every service of a SMATV system, if the digital re- ceiver is connected to it, perform the following steps: 1.

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    4.2 Copying services The digital receiver maintains a separate services list with each tuner. If a certain service is registered on only one tuner, it may be impossible to watch one service while recording. You can copy entries of one tuner’s services list to the other tuner’s services list to avoid such inconvenience.

  • Page 46: Watching Television 5.2.1 The Services List

    38 Daily Usage 5.1 Volume control Use the fortable level. You may need to adjust the volume on your television set too. To temporarily switch off the sound, press level. 5.2 Watching television To change services, press the button switches to the previously viewed service. In addition, you can switch to your desired service by entering its service number with the numeric buttons.

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    A dollar sign ($) may be marked on some entries, indicating pay service. To watch pay services, you need the subscription card. To select a desired service, put the highlight bar on its entry with the button and press the will be presented.

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    40 Daily Usage • Select your desired tuner at the Tuner option, then only • By setting the Show Provider option to On, you can view • To change the name of the highlighted service, select the • You can prevent other family members from watching the •...

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    Pressing the select a desired satellite, only services provided by the selected satellite are listed. 5.2.2 The favourite services list You can select a service to watch on a favourite list as well as on the services list. For how to edit the favourite lists, refer to § 6.2. To select a favourite service, put the hightlight bar on a desired group and press the favourite services list.

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    42 Daily Usage 5.2.3 Viewing programme information Pressing the you can see all of the following: In addition, you might see the following symbols: • Subtitle symbol ( • Teletext symbol ( • Lock symbol ( ) if the current service is locked. •...

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    5.2.4 Selecting audio tracks Some programmes are provided with audio tacks in one or more languages. Pressing the dio tracks. Once you select an audio track, it will be sounded. In addition, you can enjoy audio tracks in four sound modes: Stereo, Mono, Left or Right.

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    44 Daily Usage To see detailed information of a desired programme, put the highlight bar on your choice with the press the button, and can travel over next days with the To see the programme guide for radio broadcasts, press the button.

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    you have to press the tracks. 5.5 Using time shift You can pause and resume a live television programme, and even rewind and replay it. When you are watching a pro- gramme and you miss something, you can rewind and replay it.

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    46 Daily Usage • You can jump backward 10 seconds at a time by pressing • You can change playback speed. For slow motion see • To check your current position in time shift, press the • To make a recording of what is in time shift, see § 7.1.4. •...

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    2. Pressing the button once more minifies the sub-screen, and pressing it once again hides the sub-screen. 3. To display the services list for the sub-screen, press the button. NOTE When a recording is in progress, the available services in the services list may be limited.

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    48 Listing Services 6.1 Editing the services list You would have got the services list after service search. You can rename, move, lock or delete service entries on the services list. Once you put the highlight bar on a desired option on the left column and press the service to edit on the right column.

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    To edit the radio services list, press the service entries will be listed on the right column. To switch back to the television services list, press it again. To change the name of a service, select the Rename and select a desired service;...

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    50 Listing Services CAS–FTA from pay services to free services Provider by broadcaster Fav–NoFav from favourite services to unfavourite services. Transponder by transponder 6.2 Editing the favourite list You can make your own favourite services list. In fact, you can define multiple favourite services lists, each being a ‘group’...

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    To delete a group, put the highlight bar on the group entry you want and press the asking you for confirmation. If you select Yes, it will be deleted. You can add a favourite service to a group by taking the follow- ing steps: 1.

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    52 Listing Services 6.3 How to use on-screen keyboard To delete a letter, put the cursor to the right of the desired letter on the input line and then select the Del key. You must select the Save key to complete naming; otherwise, if you press the EXIT 6.4 Transferring receiver data The digital receiver retains the following data:...

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    6.5 Editing channel data on your computer You can edit the channel data on your computer by using a channel editor programme, Vega. With Vega you can do the following: • Adding, deleting or modifying satellite entries • Adding, deleting or modifying transponder entries •...

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    54 Listing Services Turn off the digital receiver if it is on, and then Run Vega. To import the channel data from the digital receier, perform the following steps: 1. If you have connected with a USB cable, select the Mode 2.

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    2. A box appears asking for your confirmation. Press the 3. Turn on the digital receiver. Data transfer will start as 6.5.1 Editing satellite and transponder list To edit the satellite list, first select the View tion menu item. Alternatively you can click the Satellite icon on the toolbar or press the F1 key on your keyboard.

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    56 Listing Services perform the Motorized DiSEqC 1.2 menu of the digital receiver. Refer that menu to § 4.1.2. After making a new satellite entry by pressing the OK button on the box, you should configure LNB settings for it. Refer LNB settings to § 4.1.1. To delete a satellite entry, choose your desired satellite entry at the Satellite drop-down list box, and then select the Function Satellite, TP...

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    6.5.2 Editing television and radio services list To edit the television services list, first select the View vice menu item. Then the television services list is displayed and related menus become enabled. To delete a service entry, choose your desired service entry at the TV Service list, and press the Delete key on your keyboard.

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    58 Listing Services 6.5.3 Editing favourite list To edit the favourite list, first select the View menu item. Then the favourite group list is displayed and related menus become enabled. To delete a favourite group, choose your desired favourite group at the Favorite Group Name drop-down list box, and then select the Function Group menu item.

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    6.5 Editing channel data on your computer 59 To add services to the new group, choose your desired services at the All Service list box on the left of the screen, and then press the right arrow button ( Then the selected services will be added to the new group. To remove a service entry from the group, press the left arrow button ( ) after choosing one.

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    60 Recording and Playing You can record two different services while watching another if two of the services are provided through the same transponder The TF 6000 PVR digital receiver has two tuners so that you can enjoy the following: •...

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    7.1 Recording a programme ferent from the service being recorded, you can view a number on the center of the symbol, which indicates the order that the recording is started. To record two programs simultaneously, two tuners are allo- cated for the recording. Therefore, you can only change to a limited number of services while the two programs are being recorded.

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    62 Recording and Playing To specify an arbitrary recording duration, set the Duration option as you desire with the If the information about the next programme is provided by the electronic programme guide, the After this program and After next program options will be available. Once the After this program option is selected, the current recording will stop when the current programme is scheduled to end.

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    To additionally record another service, switch to the service you want to record, and press the Once a recording is started, it is put on the recorded programme list even though it is not finished yet. The recording file is named after its service name with a suffix of a number.

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    64 Recording and Playing 7.1.2 Timer recording You can set a service to be recorded at a specific time. Even if the digital receiver is in standby mode, it will switch into operation mode and start recording at the specified time. When the recording comes to the end, the digital receiver will switch back into standby mode again in one minute.

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    option displays a services list, from which you can select your desired service. 5. There are five timer modes: One Time means literally ‘one time’. Every Day means literally ‘every day’. Every Weekend means ‘Saturday and Sunday every week’. Weekly means ‘one day every week’. Every Weekday means ‘from Monday to Friday every week’.

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    66 Recording and Playing can change its settings in the same manner as making a new one. To delete a timer event, put the highlight bar on the entry you want to remove and press the for confirmation. If you select Yes, it will be deleted. button;...

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    7.1.3 Scheduling a recording using the programme guide 1. Press the 2. Select a service you want to record with the 3. Select a programme you want to record with the 4. To make a timer event without recording, press the 5.

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    68 Recording and Playing 7.1.4 Recording a time-shifted programme See § While watching a programme with time shift, you can record it by performing the following steps: 1. Press the 2. To move to the beginning of the desired scene, hold down 3.

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    7.1.5 Recording a pay service programme You can record a pay service programme without the subscrip- tion card. However, you need the subscription card to play it back because it has not been descrambled. So it is recom- mended to record pay service programmes with the subscrip- tion card so that they can be recorded in descrambled form.

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    70 Recording and Playing In addition to the recorded programmes list, there are an MP3 list and a TAP list. To view other lists, press the button. See § tion about TAP. You can play, move, delete, rename and lock a recording file. You can also sort the recording files by file name, playing dura- tion or file size.

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    7.2 File archive 71 7.2.2 To sort recordings To sort the recordings, perform the following steps: 1. Press the button to display the additional options. 2. Set the Sorting option to Alphabetic, Time or Size as you want. 3. Press the button.

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    72 Recording and Playing 7.2.3 To lock a recording To lock a recording so that other people cannot play it, perform the following steps: 1. Put the highlight bar on a desired recording. 2. Press the 3. Set the Lock option to Locked. 4.

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    7.2.4 To rename a recording To change the name of a recording, perform the following steps: 1. Put the highlight bar on a desired recording. 2. Press the 3. Select the Rename option, and the on-screen keyboard button to display the additional options. appears.

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    74 Recording and Playing 7.2.5 To make a new folder To make a new folder, press the named GROUP # is created. You can change its name in the same manner as renaming a recording. See above. button; then a new folder...

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    7.2.6 To move a recording to another folder To move a recording to another folder, put the highlight bar on a desired recording and press the are listed. Once you choose a folder, the recording is moved to 7.3 Playing back a recording When a programme is recorded, its additional contents such as audio tracks or teletext are also recorded together.

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    76 Recording and Playing 7.3.1 To navigate using the progress bar First press the • To go forward, hold down the • To bookmark a position, refer to § 7.3.4. • If there are no bookmarks, you can jump forward 30 •...

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    7.3.2 To play in slow motion To watch in slow motion during a playback, press the button. If you press it repeatedly, the playback speed changes in 3 steps: 1/2, 1/4 and 1/8 times. To resume normal speed, press the 7.3 Playing back a recording 77 button.

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    78 Recording and Playing 7.3.3 To play in fast motion To watch in fast motion duration a playback, press the button. If you press it repeatedly, the playback speed changes in 3 steps: 2, 4 and 6 times. To resume normal speed, press the You can play not only forward but also backward in fast mo- tion.

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    7.3.4 To make a bookmark 1. Press the 2. To add a bookmark, press the 3. To jump forward to next bookmark, press the 4. To jump to first bookmark, press the 5. To delete a bookmark, jump to it and then press the button to display the progress bar.

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    80 Recording and Playing 7.3.5 To play back a recording repeatedly You can play back a recording repeatedly both in whole and in part. To play back in whole, press the bar is hidden; then the repetition symbol ( the information box. To cancel it, press the To play back in part, perform the following steps: 1.

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    7.3.6 To play back recordings in sequence You can play several recordings continuously in sequence by performing the following steps: 1. Press the 2. Select each desired recording with the 3. Press the 4. The selected recordings are played in the sequence that 5.

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    82 Recording and Playing 7.3.7 To play back a scrambled recording If you have recorded a programme of a pay service with the subscription card, you can play it as freely like one of a free service. Otherwise you need the subscription card to play it, because it has been recorded without unscrambling even though it may have been partially descrambled.

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    7.5 Copying a recording You can copy a recording file in whole or in part during a playback by performing the following steps: 1. Start playback of a recording you want. 2. Move to a scene from which you want to start copy by 3.

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    84 Recording and Playing 7.7 Transferring recording files You can transfer files between the digital receiver and your computer via USB connection with Altair, which is a program used to transfer files. You can download it from the Topfield website, To transfer files, take the following steps: The instructions on how to use Altair are as follows: 1.

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    2. To transfer files from the digital receiver to your com- 3. To transfer files from your computer to the digital re- At the top of the panel, you will see a message that says Turbo Off. Turbo mode is a way of speeding up the transfer of files to and from the digital receiver.

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    86 Recording and Playing CAUTION Formatting the hard disk will delete all files permanently. NOTE If a new hard disk drive is installed, it must be formatted because the file system of the digital receiver is different from any of the personal computer. You can neither record nor use time shift with an unformatted hard disk.

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    Accessing to The Digital Receiver via The Internet NOTE The following section describes complex functions that should only be used by owners with advanced computer knowledge. TF 6000 PVR provides a web service and FTP service. You can make a timer recording or download a recording file using those services.

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    88 Accessing to The Digital Receiver via The Internet NOTE The web server and FTP server of the digital receiver don’t work in standby mode. So it must be powered up all the time if you wish to use the web service at any time. 8.1 Configuring the router In this section, the setup program of WRT54G, which is a router manufactured by Linksys, will be referred to as an exemplary...

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    8.1.2 To access from Internet When you are away from home, you can access the digital receiver inside your home if your router is configured to route access to the digital receiver by means of port forwarding. Via this feature, your router will lead you to the digital receiver when you access your router with its IP address.

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    90 Accessing to The Digital Receiver via The Internet 2. Configure your router with the account so that it can Whenever a new dynamic IP address is assigned to the router, it will inform the DDNS service provider of the new IP address. This makes it possible that you access the router with a domain name at any time.

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    You may assign a dynamic IP address to the digital receiver. To do so, set the DHCP option to On. You can view the dynamic IP address assigned to the digital receiver by your router at the WLAN Status menu. Whenever the digital receiver is restarted, the dynamic IP ad- dress will be changed and you will have to check it at the WLAN Status menu to access the digital receiver.

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    92 Accessing to The Digital Receiver via The Internet Wireless Mode TX Burst 802.11 B/G Protection Ad-Hoc Mode Rate TX Rate Profile The value of the Country Region option is applied to every profile in common. It is not possible to specify this option differently per profile.

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    Table 8.1: Country Region Value Channel Range 1–11 1–11 ETSI 1–13 SPAIN 10–11 FRANCE 10–13 MKK1 1–14 ISRAEL 3–9 To apply your chosen profile, set the Activate option to On. Channel: 1 to 14 depending on the value of the Country Region option only if the Network Type option is set to Ad Hoc.

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    94 Accessing to The Digital Receiver via The Internet Key: 26 hexadecimal characters or 13 ASCII characters only To save a profile, select the OK item. 8.3 Accessing the web server In the web pages provided by the digital receiver, you can do the following: •...

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    You cannot only download but also upload recording files or MP3 files in the File Management page. However, if you wish to download or upload a file of which size is 2 gigabyte or more, it is recommended to use the FTP server rather than the web server.

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    96 Accessing to The Digital Receiver via The Internet NOTE The maximum number of user connections is only one. This means that you cannot access the web server while someone else is occupying it. 8.4 Accessing the FTP server You need a FTP client program to access the digital receiver’s FTP server.

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    8.4 Accessing the FTP server 97 NOTE The maximum number of user connections is only one. This means that you cannot access the FTP server while someone else is occupying it.

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    98 Topfield Application Program Topfield Application Program If you are good at programming with C++ language, you can make a program executable to run on the digital receiver. We call this a Topfield Application program (TAP). In mak- ing a TAP, it is recommended to use Diab compiler of Wind River, whose website address is Some variants of GCC compiler also might be available as a compiler for TAPs.

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    To run a TAP in the digital receiver, perform the following steps: 1. Press the button and then the display the program file list. 2. Place the highlight bar on a file entry you want to run. 3. Press the button to start the program.

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    100 Firmware Update The digital receiver has a stable and convenient firmware to use. However, a new firmware may be released to improve the digital receiver. You can get the latest firmware and an update utility which runs on most versions of Windows from the Topfield website, 10.1 Checking the firmware information Remember the System ID, and download a firmware with the...

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    10.1 Checking the firmware information 101 NOTE You can only update with firmwares of which system identifi- cation is identical to that of yours. Otherwise you will fail in firmware update.

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    102 Firmware Update 10.2 From your computer via USB port You can transfer a new firmware to the digital receiver from your computer by connecting them with a USB cable. You need TFDN USB, a firmware transfer utility for this, which is available from the website, To update the firmware with this method, perform the follow- ing steps:...

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    10.3 From your computer via RS-232 port It is possible to transfer a new firmware to the digital receiver from your computer by connecting them with a RS-232 cable. You need TFD-Down, a firmware transfer utility for this, which is available from the website, To update the firmware with this method, perform the follow- ing steps: The instructions on how to use TFD-Down are as follows:...

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    104 Firmware Update 10.4 From another digital receiver via RS-232 port It is possible to transfer the firmware from the digital receiver to another same digital receiver by connecting them with a RS- 232 cable. To update the firmware with this method, perform the following steps: 1.

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    10.5 Over the air You can get a new firmware over the air. Satellite Frequency Symbol Rate Polarisation This transponder information can be changed. You can get the information from the website, Select Firmware You should see a screen like the left figure.

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    106 INDEX 16:9, 16:9 Display Format, 1st Audio Language, 1st Subtitle Language, 22 kHz, 2nd Audio Language, 2nd Subtitle Language, 4:3, 802.11 B/G Protection, A/V Output Setting, AC INPUT, Access Control, Activate, Ad-Hoc Mode Rate, Add New Fav Group, Add Satellite, Add to Fav, Add Transponder, Advance Configuration,...

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    Diab, DiSEqC, DiSEqC 1.0, 30, DiSEqC 1.1, 30, DiSEqC Command Mode, Download, download, 102, Download to STB, Duration, 62, DVB, Edit Current Fav Group, Edit Profile, Edit Satellite, Edit Transponder, Electronic Programme Guide, Encryption Type, Every Day, Every Weekday, Every Weekend, Factory Setting, Fav–NoFav, 40, Favorite Group,...

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    108 INDEX My Longitude, Network Search, 34, Network Type, NEW, No block, normal-screen television, Not Use, NTSC, One Time, Open, Organizing Favorites, Organizing Services, OSD Transparency, Other, PAL, Parental Control, Password, picture-in-picture, PID, PIN, Polarization, 35, port forwarding, Position Index, Profile, Profile Name, program file list,...

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    TFD-Down, TFDN USB, Time, time format, Time Offset, Time Setting, 23, Time Shifting, 26, 45, timer list, Timer Setting, Total block, TP List, Transfer Data to Other IRD, Transfer Firmware to Other IRD, Transponder, Transponder, 32, transponder, Tuner, Tuner 1, Tuner 1 to Tuner 2, Tuner 2, Tuner 2 to Tuner 1,...

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    Correct disposal of this product This marking shown on the product or its literature indicates that it should not be disposed with other household wastes at the end of its working life. To prevent possible harm to the environment or human health from uncontrolled waste disposal, please separate this from other types of wastes and recycle it responsibly to promote the sustainable reuse of material resources.

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