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TUTV2500
Digital TV Recorder
USER MANUAL

Summary of Contents

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    TUTV2500 Digital TV Recorder USER MANUAL...

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    Turns the DTR (or TV) Turn on/off sound on or off. (on the TV). Sets the remote Sets the remote control control to TV mode. to DTR mode. Displays the recorded “Quick” key to the programmes screen. Top Up TV services.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Started introduction Quick Start guide Basic functions Using Your DTR Basic operation Using the Quick TV guide Using the Menus Using the programme guide Top Up TV Anytime Using your programme Library how to make Recordings Additional DTR functions...

  • Page 4: Introduction

    DTR up in just six easy steps. on page 11 there is a guide on Using Your DTR Remote Control. There are detailed explanations for each step later on in the manual and on page 44 you will find the terms and conditions covering your DTR.

  • Page 5: Quick Start Guide

    Be sure you can receive Digital Terrestrial TV (freeview) services in your area. if you are not sure, you should ask your retailer to check your postcode for you or try one of the following: • Text your postcode to 83331 (standard rates apply) • Visit www.freeview.co.uk or www.digitaluk.co.uk...

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    ANTENNA 2 ANTENNA 1 RIGHT HDMI iMpoRTANT: Disconnect the power to all your existing equipment. Now place your DTR where you want to keep it and connect it to your TV as shown in the diagram, by following these simple instructions:...

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    Reconnect the power to all your existing equipment and turn your TV on. when you plug your DTR into the power supply, a red light and the message pLS wAiT will be displayed. This will be followed by weLCoMe To Top Up TV+, the hDD symbol will flash for about 45 seconds.

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    (your default piN is 0000.) if children have access to your DTR, it is advisable to select the maximum appropriate viewing certification now, in order to restrict access. e.g. by selecting 12, you will restrict access to programmes rated 15 or higher.

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    Using your DTR remote control, now switch to channel 5 and check you are getting a picture. if you are not getting a picture on channel 5, please refer to the Troubleshooting section for help. To activate the extra channels available from Top Up TV, please refer to your welcome pack and the included viewing card instructions for full details.

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    You may also call Top Up TV on 08444 159 159 for further assistance. if your viewing card has not been inserted into the DTR for 7 days after receipt, then you may need to call Top Up TV on 08444 158 158 to reactivate the card.

  • Page 11: Basic Functions

    Basic functions Using your DTR remote control The next few pages of this manual will help you to get the most out of your DTR. it is worth keeping this manual to hand for a few days whilst you get to know how it works.

  • Page 12: Basic Operation

    13. Teletext and interactive services if your chosen channel has digital text features press the TeXT or coloured buttons to access them. To return to normal viewing press TeXT again. Some services offer interactive features,...

  • Page 13: Using The Quick Tv Guide

    TV you can find out what’s on other channels without interrupting your viewing using the Quick TV guide. This is the small banner that appears at the bottom of the screen during channel changes or when you press an arrow button.

  • Page 14: Using The Menus

    You will be using the remote control buttons highlighted and the coloured buttons, take a moment to find them now. please refer to the inside front cover for a full colour image of your remote control and its primary functions.

  • Page 15: Using The Programme Guide

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    Across the bottom of the screen are a number of functions activated by pressing the coloured buttons on your remote control. go to day pressing the gReeN button will bring up an overlay box (pop-up). This is the go To DAY menu.

  • Page 17: Top Up Tv Anytime

    Top Up TV Anytime in addition to the standard freeview channels, your DTR can also give you access to a wider range of programmes on Top Up TV Anytime. By subscribing to Top Up TV Anytime for a small monthly...

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    Use the NUMBeReD buttons on your remote control to enter text. enter either as much of the channel name or the programme title as you know and a list of programmes matching your search request will appear allowing you to watch or record the programmes.

  • Page 19: Using Your Programme Library

    You will notice that the screen appears slightly different. There are two differences. The first and most important is the Days Left column, and the second is the red SAVe button. Days Left This shows how many days the programme will remain stored on your DTR before it is automatically deleted and replaced with new programmes.

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    There are two icons used to assist you in managing your programme Library. The P at the end of the programme name field is used to indicate that a programme has been watched. at the end of the programme name field is used to indicate that a programme is currently playing.

  • Page 21: How To Make Recordings

    3 seconds. Y our DTR will automatically record the programme to the end of the scheduled time and add any of that programme that exists in your review buffer. editing an event There may be an occasion where you wish to adjust the recording (event) that you are setting.

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    Library menu and try to clear space by deleting programmes that you have already watched and no longer wish to keep. if you do not make space, you may lose the end of your recording or fail to be able to record further programmes.

  • Page 23: Additional Dtr Functions

    DTR will pause that programme and switch to the programme currently being received by one of the tuners. pressing 0 again will switch to the other tuner and pressing 0 again will return you to your recorded programme and resume playback.

  • Page 24: Scan For Channels

    Top Up TV Anytime service. when the scan is complete, the text at the bottom of the screen will say ‘Scan complete’ and the gReeN button will re-appear to enable you to re-scan if required. To exit this menu option, press...

  • Page 25: Customise Your Dtr

    ReD key is used to access the Search screen and the whiTe (R) key is used to record programmes within the guide. if disabled the ReD key is also used to record programmes within the guide.

  • Page 26: Customising Top Up Tv Anytime

    Disk Space area to re-assign for Top Up TV Anytime use. in this case, a pop-up will be displayed as shown to enable you to remove content from the Record Library. Use the Up and DowN arrows to select a programme and then delete it by pressing the ReD button.

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    The available settings are off, 1, 3 or 5 minutes. As you can see the default setting is off to maximise the available disk space for recordings.

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    Unless a valid piN is entered, the programme cannot be viewed. The available settings are; U, pg, 12, 15, g or 18. Note that the default is 18 which means that there is no automatic block of any content from being viewed. You should lower this to a level suitable for the people with access to your DTR.

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    You can also change the channel a given tuner is set to with the coloured buttons; ReD & gReeN for Tuner 1 or YeLLow & BLUe for Tuner 2. Changing the channels that the tuners are set to may result in you losing scheduled recordings.

  • Page 30: Troubleshooting

    Reception problems when you purchased your DTR, your dealer should have checked your postcode to ensure that you can receive digital terrestrial TV. if you wish to check this yourself, please look on the internet websites:- www.freeview.co.uk or www.digitaluk.co.uk once you have established that your area should be able to receive digital terrestrial TV, there are a few reasons why you may be experiencing problems.

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    DTR to change to solid ReD or gReeN. if this fails to solve the problem or the following measures do not bring about satisfactory results, please consult an authorised dealer.

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    Top Up TV Anytime programmes. Loss of signal if your DTR can not detect a signal, it will present this icon in the top centre of your TV screen. Check all connections or refer to Reception problems on page 30.

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    This can occasionally cause the DTR to remain in standby mode or fail to respond to the remote control while not displaying any picture. however, normal DTR operation can usually be restored, by performing a reset as noted below.

  • Page 34: Accessories

    Accessories Remote Control User Manual Remote control Quick guide TV set-up codes 2 x AA Mains Lead Batteries SCART Lead...

  • Page 35: Product Details

    : Loop through AeRiAL 1 iN : Aerial input TV SCART : TV SCART connection AUX SCART : output for other equipment such as DVD, VCR etc. ANALogUe AUDio LefT/RighT : Analogue audio output opTiCAL AUDio : optical digital audio output RS232 : Software upgrade 10.

  • Page 36: Further Connections

    Connections The scart lead allows rapid connection to your TV, in order to get you going as quickly and easily as possible. if you should wish to adopt the more advanced connections please purchase additional leads as explained below.

  • Page 37: Remote Control

    AV together. The TV button will flash twice. Now enter the 4 digit code relating to your make of TV. Again the TV button will flash twice. if an invalid code is entered, the TV button will only flash one long flash.

  • Page 38: Safety Information

    Never make a knot in the cord or tie it with other cords. The power cords should be routed in such a way that they are not likely to be stepped on.

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    ASTA or BSi approved 5 Amp fuse and be sure to re-fit the fuse cover. if the plug supplied with this equipment has a detachable fuse cover, be sure attach the fuse cover after you change the fuse.

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    10cm gap all around. Take care to provide a good air circulation. place the apparatus in a location with adequate ventilation to prevent heat built-up in the apparatus.

  • Page 41: Functions

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  • Page 42: Technical Specifications

    Sampling frequencies supported 32khz, 44.1khz or 48khz output can be programmed as STeReo, LefT only or RighT only (on both outputs). This is useful for dual mono channels in order to select the correct sound track, which is stored for every channel.

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    Display Remote Control Keys AUDio R / L Connector 2 x RCA (R + L) output 2 Vrms, 0 dBfs / Z = 10 kohm DigiTAL AUDio output optical SpDif AV & DATA iN / oUT Scart TV scart, AUX scart...

  • Page 44: Terms & Conditions

    DTR has been received by you, all risk of damage to, or loss of, the DTR shall pass to you. if you intend to cancel your DTR order (under clause 5 below) you must keep good care of the DTR pending return of it to us.

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    Viewing Card: The Viewing Card will remain our property (or the property of our licensors) at all times. You agree to promptly send it back to us, or a third party we will appoint, within 7 days where we ask you to do so. in the event that you fail to return a Viewing Card where required to do so, you shall not be entitled to any refund owed to you by us until such time as the Viewing Card is returned.

  • Page 46: Digital Switchover

    TV switchover, and broadcasters will advise you when to reset your channels on each occasion. if you do not reset your channels, you risk losing some or all of your TV services during and following switchover. please refer to this instruction manual for help with resetting channels.

  • Page 47: Index

    Currently Showing programme (instant) 11, 17, 21 ........................ favourites 16, 28 editing an event ........................................ Language future programmes using the programme guide ......................14, 28 Making Space 19, 22, 26 ........................................Channels pause, fast forward, Rewind 11, 23 ..........

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    Following information is only for EU-member states: The use of the symbol indicates that this product may not be treated as household waste. By ensuring this product is disposed of correctly, you will help prevent potential negative consequences for the environment and human health, which could otherwise be caused by inappropriate waste handling of this product.

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  • Anita Jul 01, 2014 05:24:
    How do I make tv pictures appear on the screen, I can hear the sound of the channel but no picture appears on the TV screen...P​lease help me fix it.
  • helen dolby May 26, 2014 07:44:
    put DVD into slot on tv now cant find how to remove it
  • sean May 25, 2014 03:14:
    Hi, the hard drive will not stop spinning even when its turned onto stand by, off, sean.....
  • Pamela, Nove 15, 08.18 Nov 15, 2013 08:32:
    Hello Andrea

    As you have no manual, if you look above you can download the manual. Or look and scroll down the summary of comments (ensure your mouse is within the summary box to scroll).

    ​The links to the table of contents and download the manual are at the top in green.

    Be​st regards

    P​amela
  • ,Nov, 15, 2013 08.17 Nov 15, 2013 08:30:
    Hello Jackie - No Data or Synopsis resolved.

    I have the answer and all done.

    Go to: Menu
    Go to: 4 Set up
    Go to: 2 Change your box settings
    G​o to: 9 TV Guide -
    on the right make sure it says 8 days and not 14. To change it right click or press enter.
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