Safety This STB has been manufactured to satisfy the international safety standards. Please read the following safety precautions carefully. : 90-250V AC 50/60Hz MAINS SUPPLY : Do not overload a wall outlet, extension cord or adapter as this may OVERLOADING result in electric fire or shock.
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Reference Software Upgrade HUMAX digital set-top box is a highly sophisticated product - incorporating one of the best software applications. Whenever a problem is found with this software or, in fact, extra functions or enhanced applications are added, the software in the equipment has to be upgraded.
Rear Panel LNB OUT Connect other digital/analog satellite receiver. LNB IN 1, 2 (Two) Connect a satellite antenna cable. Up to 2 cables can be connected. RS-232C Connect to your PC to upgrade product’s software programme. TV SCART Connect a TV SCART cable. VCR SCART Connect a VCR SCART cable.
STB Connections Connecting TV, VCR and Hi-Fi System There are several ways of connecting the STB to your existing Audio/TV system. We recommend using one of the following set-up for best results: • To TV only(with scart cable) 1. Connect one end of a 21-pin SCART cable to the TV SCART connector on the STB and the other end to a SCART socket on your TV.
To TV only(with RCA/Cinch cable) • 1. Connect one end of an RCA/Cinch cable to the RCA/Cinch socket on the STB and the other end to an RCA/Cinch socket on your TV. RCA/Cinch : Audio-left (white), Audio-right (red), Video (yellow) 2.
STB Connections PVR-8000 has the following antenna settings in order to make the most use of performances of PVR STB and provide its simplicity during installation and use. • Tuner A features Live and Timeshift, and Tuner B features recording.
When a user has two antennas (Hotbird and Astra): • Connect two antennas to DiSeqC and input outputs to Tuner A. Then input the signal input to Tuner A to Tuner B using a splitter or loop through. • Note : A splitter is recommended in the Single mode. (For Tuner A, use a splitter with the function of DC bypass, and for Tuner B use a splitter regardless of the function of DC bypass.) When using a loop through in the Single mode, use when the single level is over 25%.
MUTE Press to temporarily cut off the sound. MENU Press to display the Main Menu on the screen, or return to the screen from a menu screen. OK/CH LIST Press to display the Channel List. This button is used to select items on the menus. V-/ V+ ( Volume up/down buttons.
Function Guide GB13 Menu language Setup Wizard If the language setting screen is initially displayed in factory default or during first time installation, select the language you prefer to use. 1. Press the buttons to move the cursor to the desired language.
Information Box(I-Plate) : No Timeshift The details of the service part and event part are automatically displayed on the I-Plate when pressing the INFO( changing services. The Information Box is divided into service part and event part. SERVICE-PART(Top of the box) SERVICE PART consists of the following items: •...
Function Guide GB15 Information Box(I-Plate) when enabling timeshift A progress bar and the Trick Play mode are displayed between the Service and Event parts. The progress bar shows the current recording and playback points. The entire length of the progress bar relates to the total length of timeshift, the green bar to the amount of recordings, and the yellow bar to the current playback point.
Volume Control To adjust the volume level, use the V+/V- buttons. To temporarily reduce the sound volume, press the MUTE( button. To cancel mute, press the MUTE( the V+/V- buttons. Teletext Use your TV Remote Control Unit to control the Teletext service. The teletext button doesn’t exist on the STB Remote Control Unit.
Main Menu Guide GB17 1. TV Channel/Radio Channel A service navigation system(Channel List) is provided for easier switching to the service you wish to view. It consists of four windows: Category, Sort, Channel, and Operation windows. TV Channel/Radio Channel Menu can be displayed depending on the TV/Radio Mode.
1. TV Channel/Radio Channel Channel List Channel List Menu provides a service navigation system. For easier switching to the service you wish to view, use the Channel List Menu. It consists of four windows: Category, Sort, Channel and Operation windows. Channel List consists of All Channel List, Favorite Channel List, Network Channel List, Satellite Channel List and File Channel List.
Main Menu Guide GB19 Service All The Service All menu consists of 7 sort lists. • NUM : Displays the list of services sorted by service number, which is given to every service you have searched. • A~Z : Displays the list of services sorted in ascending order by service name.
Service Satellite The sorting list of the Satellite category consists of the names of satellites. 1. Move the cursor to the Satellite menu on the Category window using the buttons. 2. Move the cursor to the Sort window, using the 3.
Main Menu Guide GB21 • Move 1. Press the OK buttons at the services to move, using the buttons. 2. Move the cursor at Move of the Operation window, using the buttons. Press the OK button to move all the selected services. Then, the icon( ) will be displayed in front of the service.
Using the Operation Window when activating Service File. • Playback Plays a file where the cursor is located on the Channel window. If Playback is activated during playback of the current file, an existing file will stop and the appropriate file will be played. •...
Main Menu Guide GB23 Channel Attribute The "Channel Attribute" feature allows you to display and change the attributes of the current channel. A window displaying the information about the current service is at the bottom of the channel attribute window. A Channel Attribute window will be activated during normal viewing or by pressing the ATTR( window.
To unlock the current service: 1. Select Lock off the Item window by pressing the and then press the OK button. "Lock OFF" will be displayed on Category window. 2. If you have completed your selection, move to Operation window using the button and then move the cursor to save and press the OK button.
Main Menu Guide GB25 • Rename To rename the current service: 1. Move the cursor and select Rename on the Operation window and press the OK button to rename current service. The Input Text window will appear. 2. Enter the service name using the NUMERICAL buttons (0~9) on the Remote Control unit.
• Save Saves attributes of a modified file in the hard disk. Any attribute that hasn’t been saved and has been changed only in the window will not be saved. • Rename Changes the name of a file. An input text pop-up window is activated.
Main Menu Guide GB27 2. TV EPG You can watch a programme being shown and reserve it in TV EPG mode. NUMERICAL buttons are used to select items of the operation window directly To enter TV EPG mode. Press the EPG( ) button on the remote control unit, or select the TV EPG on the Main Menu.
To view the detailed information about a programme on Schedule & Information window: 1. Select a programme you want, using the CH+/CH- buttons in Schedule & Information window. 2. Press numerical button 1 to select more information operation directly. Or move the cursor to the Operation window using the buttons.
Main Menu Guide GB29 • Record Reserve: Record-reserve a programme. When your STB is in standby at the fixed start time: After switching to the channel of an appropriate service, the STB records the channel. The STB returns to standby at the end time.
3. Parental Control You can set a parental guidance rating to each programme in this mode. 1. When the Parental Control is selected using the in the Main menu, a display window for entering the PIN code will appear on the center of screen. ** The default PIN code is 0000 2.
Main Menu Guide GB31 4. Channel Search Enter the PIN code to access the Channel Searching menu as you access the Parental Control menu. Press the OK button to start Service Search after setting the parameters. ** The default PIN code is 0000 Channel Search consists of 5 sub menus.
Satellite Name Selects the Satellite Name that corresponds to the value of the Antenna Alternative. 1. Press the button to select the Satellite Name you want. Items on the right side include all the selectable lists of satellite Name. 2. If the desired Satellite Name is not listed then select User Defined and the OK button.
Main Menu Guide GB33 22KHz Tone If you use a dual LNB or two antennas connected to a 22KHz Tone switch box, make 22KHz Tone switch Enable or Disable to select LNB or antenna by using the DiSEqC Input According to the option and position of DiSEqC switch, select Disabled, Tone Burst A to B and DiSEqC A to D.
Frequency 1. Press the OK button to select the User Defined. The Frequency Input window will appear. 2. Use the NUMERICAL buttons(0~9) to enter frequency the remote control unit. Polarisation Select Polarisation for manual search. 1. Press the button to select Polarisation you want. Items on the right side display all the selectable lists of Polarisation.
Main Menu Guide GB35 Automatic Skip Select automatic skip. 1. Press the button to select Yes or No. If you select "Yes", the search will skip all scrambled services. If the found ser vices are scrambled during searching, they are not listed. Refer to descriptor of PMT whether it is scrambled or not.
Advanced Search Performs a manual search with the ability to enter PID(Video/Audio/ PCR) values. This mode is necessary when you search for the signal that has abnormal service Information tables. The setting of the sub items is the same as Manual Search. Video PID/Audio PID/PCR PID You can set PID to search for services.
Main Menu Guide GB37 5. Preference The Preference mode supports the STB internal settings according to the connection of the receiver and external units. This mode includes Language Setting, Time Setting, UHF Tuning, A/V Output Setting, Record/Playback Setup, HDD Utility, Common Interface, Status, Default, Others and STB Upgrade.
Subtitle Language Select the default language for subtitle when changing services. Language provided: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Hungarian, Finnish, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Greek and more. Time Setting Move the cursor to the current time and press the OK button. Then the time setting window that has been described in an overview of PVR will appear, and you can change the time.
Main Menu Guide GB39 Wakeup Service No. 1. Move cursor to Wakeup Service No. 2. Select the desired service, using the ) button on the remote control unit to toggle TV/RADIO( TV/Radio service. Sleep Time Depending on Time Setting, select the time when STB is turned off.
A/V Output Setting Video Output(CVBS/S-Video/RGB) Set the video mode that is output from the TV SCART and RCA/Cinch Jack. 1. Move the cursor to Video Output. 2. Select CVBS/S-Video or RGB using the Audio Output Set the audio mode that is output from the TV SCART and RCA/Cinch Jack.
Main Menu Guide GB41 Record/Play Setup Your STB temporarily saves the present programme you are watching on the embedded hard disk drive. Therefore, you can enjoy some effects similar to the VCR playback functions. This mode includes Timeshift, Quick skip time and Instant replay time.
Common Interface You can enjoy not only scrambled services using the Conditional Access Modules (CAM), but also Free-To-Air services. This product currently supports any kinds of CAM (Viaccess Nagravision, Conax, CryptoWorks(TM), Irdeto, Mediaguard, and so on). Common Interface module and Smart Card depending on the service provider.
Main Menu Guide GB43 STB Upgrade You can download and upgrade the software of this STB via a satellite when a new version of the software of released. Do not turn off the STB during downloading. When the power is switched OFF, turn on the STB and the process will be continued.
Hard Disk Recorder Recording This PVR has an embedded hard disk drive. Therefore, you can record programmes without requiring any external storage media such as a VCR. It operates only with the RECORD( control. The Record mode window consists of category, operation, signal bar and progress bar.
Hard Disk Recorder GB45 Record Mode The Once mode is fixed in Now recording. In Reserve recording, items include Once/Daily/Weekly and you can select using the buttons. Duration Duration sets the time to be recorded. A list of items consists of user defined/15min/30min/45min or 1hour.
Using the Operation Window • Start/Reserve ‘Start’ starts recording. ‘Reserve’ reserves recording. After Reserve is activated, the Record window is closed and reserved information is listed on the Reserve List window. Record Reserve operates as follows. 1) When STB is in standby at a set start time of reserved recording: The STB starts operating, switches channels for an appropriate service, and then starts recording the channel.
Hard Disk Recorder GB47 To cancel a reserved service 1. Select a service you want to cancel. 2. Press the numeric ‘1’ button. A message for confirmation will be displayed. After the service is deleted, the cursor will move to the first item. Methods of Trick Mode operation You can operate Trick Mode in the Timeshift mode or Playing a recorded mode.
Watch live without TSR and record another When recording in Condition: Main Menu preference Record/Play Setup disable. The Channel List window has a list of channels that can be changed. Even without the Channel List window, you can change only channels that can be changed. When Antenna Configure is set to Single You can change channels on the same transponders (and the changed channels will be displayed).
Hard Disk Recorder GB49 When Antenna Configure is set to Dual Regardless of the current recording, all channels can freely be surfed through Tuner A (and this is a recommended signal input of PVR8000). Trick mode operation: FF /FR /SF /SR /Pause /Play can operate in the Timeshift mode Playing a recorded service 1.
To record another file during playback of a recorded service: 1. Press the OK button and a list of files will be displayed. 2. After moving the cursor to the Operation window, select Stop and press the OK button. A file being played will stop. You can also stop the file by pressing the numeric ‘5’...
Hard Disk Recorder GB51 Reserve recording or viewing service by EPG 1. Select a day of the week on the Category window using the buttons on the advanced EPG window activated by using the TV/Radio EPG menu or EPG button. 2.
Motorised System DiSEqC 1.2 User Instructions If you have a Motorised System for DiSEqC1.2, you can set the Motorised System item to In case that a Motorised System is Enabled, if you have defined Satellite Name on the After selecting your Motorised System as Installer, move to and select the Movement item level and signal quality bar on the bottom of the window and then move the cursor to Oper- ation window and select Store the item to save the current location information.
Motorised System To perform East/West fine-tuning for a satellite, set the Motorised System to Enable on the window and select the Satellite Name, and then select User instead of Installer on the DiSEqC Command Mode item. Now, you can perform East/West fine-tuning for the selected satellite.
Specification Power Supply Input Voltage AC 90~250V, 50/ 60Hz Type Switching Mode Power Supply(SMPS) Power Consumption Max. 60 W Stand-by : Max. 3.5 W Separate internal fuse & lightning protection Protection Demodulation Waveform QPSK Input Symbol Rate 1 ~ 45 Ms/s FEC Decoder Convolutional Code Rate 1/2, 2/3, 3/4, 5/6 and 7/8 with Constraint Length K=7...
Common Interface Application System Resources Storage Recoding Time • For proper working specific models of Seagate HDD are recommended (e.g. 60GB : ST360020ACE). The recommendation will be informed on HUMAX's home page (www.humaxdigital.com) Memory FLASH Memory Graphics(MPEG) Memory System Memory...