HDTV DIGITAL VIDEO RECORDER / RECEIVER (HD DVR) OWNER’S MANUAL MODEL : LST-3410A Before connecting, operating or adjusting this product, please read this owner’s manual carefully and completely. As an E ® NERGY determined that this product or product models meets the E lines for energy efficiency.
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Setup Checklist Unpack HD DVR and all accessories. Connect your HD DVR to antenna and TV/Monitor. See pages 11 - 15. Connect all external video and audio equipment. See pages 16 - 22. Install batteries in remote control. See page 10. Plug TV and source equipment into power outlets.
Front Panel Controls Navigate on-screen menus and adjust system settings and preferences. Use the arrow keys to move to a menu option and then use the SELECT button to access it. If no menu is displayed, the LEFT/RIGHT arrows control the volume setting and the Power Turns the HD DVR on and off.
Display Window Standby indicator Lights when the HD DVR is turned off. Resolution indicator Indicates output resolution. 1080i 720p 480p 480i FULL Record Play Time Shift Hard Disk Indicator Indicates used hard disk space. Disk Full Indicator Lights when all the disk space is used.
Remote Control Key Functions Selects operational mode of remote con- trol to STB. TV/INPUT Selects the TV signal source (Tuner or AUX A/V input). SIGNAL Shows signal strength of the current channel. 1394 Shows list of connected IEEE1394 devices. Numbers Chooses channels and enters program- ming information.
Connection Panel ANT IN Connect to over-the-air outdoor/indoor antenna. G-LINK Gemstar cable box control connector. Connect G-LINK cable (supplied with your set-top box) to make timed recordings using the TV Guide On Screen™ feature. Note: If there is a “demo pin” in the jack, remove it to disable demo mode. AUDIO/VIDEO INPUT 1, 2 Connect audio/video output of an external source (Audio system, TV/Monitor, VCR, Camcorder).
Unpacking HD DVR and Accessories/Connection Overview Make sure you have received all the accessories listed below with the HD DVR. HDTV DIGITAL VIDEO RECORDER / RECEIVER (HD DVR) This HD DVR is capable of receiving signals from cable and/or over-the-air antenna sources. Included with the HD DVR are the following accessories.
Before connecting an antenna and/or cable service The LST-3410A is a high performance, high gain system intended for operation under normal or weak signal conditions, providing the best reception with its optimum gain capability. You can find HDTV channels/content information for your local broadcast area by going to Zenith website “WWW.ZENITH.COM”...
Connections (Continued) Display Formats Overview The HD DVR offers various display formats and multiple video outputs. When the HD DVR is connected to A/V • systems, the HD DVR can provide video signal formats 1080i, 720p, 480p, or 480i. The HD DVR has digital audio outputs; Dolby Digital 5.1 and PCM. The HD DVR sends out digital audio signal to •...
Connections (Continued) HD Monitor Component (YPbPr) Connections Antenna Cable TV Wall Jack Panel HD DVR Connection Panel Connect your Antenna to the “ANT IN” jack on the HD DVR with a coaxial RF cable. Connect your cable TV (CATV) service to the “CABLE IN” jack on the HD DVR with a coaxial RF cable. Connect the “COMPONENT OUT”...
Connections (Continued) HD Monitor RGB Connections Antenna Cable TV Wall Jack Panel HD DVR Connection Panel Connect your Antenna to the “ANT IN” jack on the HD DVR with a coaxial RF cable. Connect your cable TV (CATV) service to the “CABLE IN” jack on the HD DVR with a coaxial RF cable. Using a VGA-type cable, connect the “RGB OUT”...
Connections (Continued) HD Monitor DVI Connections Antenna Cable TV Wall Jack Panel HD DVR Connection Panel Connect your Antenna to the “ANT IN” jack on the HD DVR with a coaxial RF cable. Connect your cable TV (CATV) service to the “CABLE IN” jack on the HD DVR with a coaxial RF cable. Connect the “DVI OUT”...
Connections (Continued) VCR Connections VCR Connection Panel HD DVR Connection Panel Connect the L/R “AUDIO OUT” jacks and “VIDEO OUT” jack from the HD DVR to the “A/V in” jacks on your VCR with standard RCA-type cables. (If your VCR is equipped with an S-Video jack, you can use the “S-VIDEO” connec- tion with an “S-Video”...
Connections (Continued) Amplifier (Receiver) Connections Amplifier (Receiver) Connection Panel OPTICAL AUDIO INPUT DIGITAL INPUT HD DVR Connection Panel Connection for an amplifier equipped with two channel analog stereo or Dolby Surround Connect the left and right AUDIO OUT jacks from the HD DVR to the audio left and right in jacks on your amplifier, receiver, or stereo system, with the audio cables supplied.
Connections (Continued) Accessory Audio/Video (A/V) Connections to the HD DVR Connect the A/V IN 1 or A/V IN 2 jacks from the HD DVR to the audio/video out jacks on your accessory compo- nent, using optional audio/video cables. Camcorder Game Device VIDEO AUDIO OUTPUT OUTPUT...
Connections (Continued) Cable Box Connections using “A/V IN 1” jack on the HD DVR Use your HD DVR to control your cable box with the TV Guide On Screen™ system. Locate the jack marked G-LINK. This jack is for the G-LINK cable. Insert the connector into the G-LINK jack. Note: If there is a “demo pin”...
Connections (Continued) Cable Box Connections using “A/V IN 1” jack and splitter You can use a splitter if you cable box does not have a “LOOP OUT” jack. A splitter is not included in the package and must be purchased separately. Cable TV Wall Jack Panel Antenna...
Connections (Continued) Cable Box Connections using “CABLE IN” jack on the HD DVR Note: Cable Box connections using “A/V IN 1” jacks is recommended but you can use “CABLE IN” RF jack instead if your cable box does not have “AUDIO OUT” and “VIDEO OUT” jacks. Cable TV Wall Jack Panel Antenna...
Connections (Continued) IEEE-1394 Connections Connect the “IEEE-1394” jack from the compatible device to one of the “IEEE-1394” jacks on the HD DVR with an IEEE-1394 cable. Compatible IEEE-1394 devices DVHS Maker Compatible Model Victor HM-DH30000 Panasonic NV-DH1, NV-DH2 Hitachi DT-DR20000, DT-DRX100 Toshiba A-HD2000 HM-DH30000U...
Setting the Display Format Output SELECT DISPLAY FORMAT otes • Some monitors may not work with some output resolutions. • 1080i, 720p, 480p, and 480i messages are displayed in the display window instantly as they are selected. • As you operate the menu to first highlight the desired output res- olution and press SELECT, the next menu in series appears...
Basics Features Overview 2 Mega Pixels HDTV Reception With the LST-3410A, you can view a two-mega pixel picture with an aspect ratio of 16:9; giving you six times the resolution of regular TVs. Your viewing experience is just like you are right there.
Smart Skip analyzes the video scenes and cues playback to the next scene. Save your recordings to DVHS (Digital VHS) You can archive the contents in your LST-3410A HD DVR to a DVHS recorder. Connect the HD DVR to a DVHS recorder using the “IEEE-1394” jack.
Basics Features Overview (Continued) – (dash) Numbers button FLASHBK CH +/– SURF VOL +/– MUTE SIGNAL Channel Selection Follow instructions below to select channels. Number and – (dash) buttons (on the remote control) Use Number (0-9) and – (dash) buttons to select a channel directly. FLASHBK button (on the remote control) Press to return to the previous channel you viewed.
Menu Operation Basic Menu Operation There are several ways to customize the feature settings available on the menus. Most menus consist of three levels to set up the options, but some have greater depth. If you press the MENU button, only the first and second level of the menu system will appear on the TV screen.
Setup Menu Operation EZ Scan (Channel Search) Automatically finds all channels (analog and digital) available through the antenna inputs, and stores all the active channels in the channel list. Inactive or weak channels may not appear on the list. In that case, add missing chan- nels manually with the Ch.
Setup Menu Operation (Continued) DTV Signal Shows the strength bar for incoming signal to help you adjust the antenna to the correct position for your location. Press MENU to display the on-screen menu. Select the SETUP menu using 3 / 4 then press Select the DTV Signal using 3 / 4.
Setup Menu Operation (Continued) Input Source Changes the picture and sound source so you can watch your off-air TV, cable TV, VCR, DVD etc. that you have connected to your HD DVR. Press MENU to display the on-screen menu. Select the SETUP menu using 3 / 4 then press Select the Input Source option using 3 / 4 then press or 2.
Setup Menu Operation (Continued) Options Unable to receive TV signal. Invalid channel has been memorized. Signal is unstable in digital channel. Current time is not set. HD DVR function does not work properly. There is a bad sector on the HDD. There is invalid info in program list.
Option Menu Operation Audio Output Set the player’s Audio Output according to the type of audio system you use. Press MENU to display the on-screen menu. Use 3 / 4 to select the OPTION menu then press 2 or to move to the second level. Select the desired audio output using 3 / 4 then press (SELECT).
Option Menu Operation (Continued) Menu for a wide (16:9) aspect ratio at 480i or 480p mode output format. Menu for a normal (4:3) aspect ratio at 720p or 1080i mode output format. Menu for a wide (16:9) aspect ratio at 720p or 1080i mode output format.
Option Menu Operation (Continued) Menu Language Select a language for the menus to appear in. Press MENU. The main menu appears. Use 3 / 4 to select the OPTION menu then press 2 or to move to the second level. Select the Menu Language option using 3 / 4 then press (SELECT) or 2.
Caption Menu Operation Select a Closed Caption mode. The caption language options are English, French, and Spanish. Use the menu to select a language. If the selected language is not available on the current program, the first available caption language for the program is dis- played.
Caption Menu Operation (Continued) Menu for a picture without digi- tal closed captioning. Menu for a picture with digital closed captioning. Caption Selects a language for Closed Caption display. Options are: If you watch programming with digital closed captions Off: Closed Caption is not displayed. English: English if available for the DTV caption.
Caption Menu Operation (Continued) Caption Option Customize closed captioning's visual appearance. Style Use caption feature defaults as provided by the program or customize captions appearance with the Custom menu options. Set By Program: Default text provided by the broadcaster is shown when closed captions appear.
Lock (Parental Control) Menu Operation Lock System Sets up specific channels and ratings through blocking schemes. Activates or disables all of the Lock schemes previously set up. A password is required to gain access to the Lock menu. You can change the password by entering a new password twice.
Lock (Parental Control) Menu Operation (Continued) Block Ch. (Channel) Blocks any channel that you do not want to watch or that you do not want your kids to watch. If you tune to a blocked channel, a black screen with a pop-up box will appear.
Lock (Parental Control) Menu Operation (Continued) TV Rating-Children Restricts access to certain children’s TV programs based on the ratings limit specified. This rating applies only to TV programs for children. Unless you block TV programs intended for mature audiences on the TV Rating – General menu, your children may watch those programs.
Lock (Parental Control) Menu Operation (Continued) TV Rating-General Blocks TV programs that you and your family do not wish to watch, based on the rating scheme set up. Follow Steps 1-2 as shown for the Lock System on page 38. Use 3 / 4 to select the TV Rating-Children option.
Lock (Parental Control) Menu Operation (Continued) Aux.Block Restricts viewing access to external auxiliary sources. Follow Steps 1-2 as shown for the Lock System. Use 3 / 4 to select the Aux.Block option. Press 2 or (SELECT) to move to the third level. Use 3 / 4 to set the Aux.Block option (On or Off) then press 2 or (SELECT).
DVR Menu Operation TV Guide On Screen™ system The TV Guide On Screen EPG contains schedule and program information for all channels. It also provides local over-the-air channels information including conventional digital channels. Use the TV Guide On Screen EPG to find programs easily and conveniently. View schedule and descriptive program information for the channels.
DVR Menu Operation (Continued) Program List The Program List shows the recorded programs etc. that have been stored on the HDD (Hard Disk Drive). Program List Setting, General Operation Press MENU. The main menu appears. Use 3 / 4 to select the DVR menu then press 2 or move to the second level.
DVR Menu Operation (Continued) HDD Format Initializes the HDD (Hard Disk Drive): deletes all stored recorded contents. Press MENU. The main menu appears. Use 3 / 4 to choose the DVR menu then press 2 or move to the second level. Use 3 / 4 to choose the HDD Format option then press or 2.
Information Displays Channel Banner Display The Channel Banner appears whenever you tune to a new channel or press (SELECT) button on the remote control while watching a program. Press (SELECT) while watching a program. The Channel Banner appears on the TV screen (Channel number, audio, station ID, and current time).
Recording Setup Operation Manual Recording Select the desired channel with CH (+/-). Press RECORD/EDIT once. Recording will start. The menu will appear on the TV screen as illustrat- ed at left. Press 3 / 4 repeatedly to select the recording time length. Each press of 3 / 4 button changes the recording duration in the sequence shown below.
Playback Operation Playback Select a program in the Program List then start playback. (Refer to “Program List Setting, General Operation” on page 44 to see more detailed information.) The Progress Bar display will appear on the screen. To play back a recorded program which is locked by a user, you must unlock the program from the Lock System Menu (Refer to page 38).
Timeshift (Pause, Live TV/Playback) Setup and Operation Bookmark point You can store a program in the HDD storage cache temporarily. If you use timeshift function a second time, previously cached timeshift segment will be deleted. Press TIMESHIFT while watching a TV program. The Progress Bar display appears on the screen as shown on the left.
Clip Edit Clip Record You can edit recorded programs on the HDD and save them. Press RECORD/EDIT at the starting point of the section you want to edit. Progress of the clip being edited is indicated in Blue on the progress bar. Press RECORD/EDIT at the ending point of the section you want to edit.
Smart Skip (+/-), Video Synopsis, Drag & Play The HD DVR provides intelligent video navigation & video summary. It uses video segmentation technology based on scene monitoring and scene change detection algorithm with an average accuracy of 95%. Smart Skip (+/-) Smart Skip is a trick play mode, providing intelligent scene selection in either skip replay or skip forward modes.
IEEE-1394 Devices The list of devices appears if there are two or more IEEE-1394 devices connected and enables you to control each device from the on-screen menu. List of Devices Press 1394 button. The list of devices appears if two IEEE-1394 devices are connected, oth- erwise the control panel for the connected device appears.
IEEE-1394 Devices (Continued) Record contents from DVHS to the HDD (Hard Drive) Use 3 / 4 / 1 / 2 to choose 2 (PLAY) then press a DVHS tape. Use 3 / 4 / 1 / 2 to choose DVR (RECORD) then press to start the HD DVR recording the playback content from the DVHS device.
TV Guide On Screen™ system Overview and Setup Setting up your HD DVR to receive TV Guide On Screen system Program Listings. Overview The TV Guide On Screen system enables you to program your HD DVR to: Watch - the HD DVR will tune to the program automatically as it is aired. (If necessary, will turn the HD DVR on.) Record - the HD DVR will tune the cable box to the channel of the program and make the recording.
TV Guide On Screen system Figure 1 Figure 2 Figure 3 Overview of downloads The information for the TV Guide On Screen system is downloaded from the Antenna or Cable sources. To download information, it is necessary to set up the TV Guide On Screen system in the following manner: 1.
TV Guide On Screen™ system Grid Guide Layout Explains program listings menu features in TV Guide On Screen EPG. PIG (Picture-in-Guide) Live video of selected program, while user is scrolling the Program Listings. Click TV GUIDE to place this program on TV screen and exit Listings. Picture in window is locked during timeshift.
TV Guide On Screen™ system Grid Guide Layout (Continued) Navigation Menu Bar Displays services and menus (Listings options) available by first highlighting the word LISTINGS, then pressing the right arrow to scroll through and access the additional options: LISTINGS, SORT, PROMOTIONS, SETUP, MESSAGES, and SCHEDULE.
TV Guide On Screen™ system FAVORITES/RECORD in LISTINGS Schedules programs to be Watched or Recorded using the LISTINGS menu. otes • You must first set up the TV Guide On Screen system before you can schedule programs to be watched or recorded, see TV Guide On Screen system Setup and Overview page.
TV Guide On Screen™ system VCR Plus+ Recording Schedules programs to be Watched or Recorded using the Schedule menu. otes • You must first set up the TV Guide On Screen system before you can schedule programs to be watched or recorded, see TV Guide On Screen system Setup and Overview page.
Programming the Remote Control to Operate Other Devices The HD DVR remote control is a multi-brand universal remote control that can be programmed to operate most remote-controllable devices from other manufacturers. The remote control may not be able to control all models of other brands. Test your remote control.
Troubleshooting Check the following for a possible cause of a problem before contacting service. Symptom HD DVR does not turn Plug the power cord into a wall power outlet securely. Snowy picture and Check your antenna input or location. (pages 11, 29) unclear sound.
Specifications Television System Channel Coverage ATSC/NTSC RF Inputs IEEE-1394 Inputs VIDEO Inputs AUDIO Inputs DVI Output Component Video Output RGB Output S-Video Output Video Output Digital Audio Output Analog Audio Output Authorized Service Port Hard Disk Drive Recording Time Dimension (W x H X D) Weight Power Requirements Power Consumption...
HDTV DIGITAL VIDEO RECORDER / RECEIVER LST-3410A This LG Electronics product, marketed by Zenith, will be repaired or replaced, at LG’s option, if it proves to be defective in material or workmanship, under normal use, during the warranty period (“Warranty Period”) listed below, effective from the date (“Date of Purchase”) of original consumer purchase of the product.