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    DCT3400 Series High Definition DVR C http://www.manuallib.com/file/2587933 From ManualLib.com ManualLib.com collects and classifies the global product instrunction manuals to help users access anytime and anywhere, helping users make better use of products. Home: http://www.manuallib.com/ Chinese: http://www.shuomingshuku.com/ This Manual: http://www.manuallib.com/file/2587933...

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    This Manual: http://www.manuallib.com/file/2587933...

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    (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance. REPAIRS If you find the unit in need of repair, call Motorola Support at 1-866-668-2271 or 1-866-MOT-BCS1. NOTE TO CATV SYSTEM INSTALLER This reminder is provided to call the CATV system installer’s attention to Article...

  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read these instructions. Keep these instructions. Heed all warnings. Follow all instructions. Do not use this apparatus near water. Clean only with dry cloth. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturers instructions. Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat.

  • Page 5: Regulatory Information, Declaration Of Conformity

    This Class B digital device complies with Canadian ICES-003. Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada. Caring for the Environment by Recycling When you see this symbol on a Motorola product, do not dispose of the product with residential or commercial waste. Recycling your Motorola Equipment Please do not dispose of this product with your residential or commercial waste.

  • Page 6: Software License

    TERMINATE AUTOMATICALLY if you fail to comply with the terms of this License. Motorola is not responsible for any third party software that is provided as a bundled application, or otherwise, with the Software or that is downloaded to, or otherwise installed on, the Product.

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    (such as translation, transformation or adaptation) without written permission from Motorola, Inc. Motorola reserves the right to revise this publication and to make changes in content from time to time without obligation on the part of Motorola to provide notification of such revision or change. Motorola provides this guide without warranty of any kind, either implied or expressed, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    DCT3400 User Guide CONTENTS Introduction ..................... 3 Operation ....................6 Turning Power On and Off............... 6 Changing Channels ................6 Adjusting the Volume............... 6 Interactive Program Guide............... 6 Digital Video Recorder (DVR)..............7 Optimizing Your Cable Terminal For High Definition TV ....8 On-Screen Graphics ................

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    Recording Your Connections .............. 28 Data Devices ..................29 Troubleshooting ..................30 This Manual: http://www.manuallib.com/file/2587933...

  • Page 10: Introduction

    To determine which digital cable features are provided in your area, please check with your cable operator. They will be happy to provide instructions for these optional services. In this guide, “DCT3400” refers to all DCT3400 Series cable terminals, including the DCT3412 and DCT3416. This Manual: http://www.manuallib.com/file/2587933...

  • Page 11: Front Panel

    Message Indicator Lights when message is waiting POWER switch Turns unit on or off FRONT PANEL MENU switch Displays menu INFO switch Displays current channel and program information I N FO MSGS. MEN U POWER DC T3412 I Dual Tuner DVR / HDT V Capable POWER indicator Lights when unit is on...

  • Page 12: Back Panel

    DCT3400 User Guide RECORD Indicator Lights when DVR is recording SELECT switch Selects menu options GUIDE switch Displays program guide OPTION switch Reserved OPT I ON RECORD GU I D E REMO T E SELECT REMOTE indicator CHANNEL Lights when remote Scrolls up or down control is in use through the channels...

  • Page 13: Operation

    OPERATION Turning Power On and Off Press on the front panel to turn the cable terminal on or off. When POWER using the remote control, be sure it is in cable mode by pressing CABLE before pressing POWER Changing Channels You can change channels in two ways: •...

  • Page 14: Digital Video Recorder (dvr)

    DCT3400 User Guide DIGITAL VIDEO RECORDER (DVR) The DCT3400 contains a hard drive for the digital video recorder (DVR) to record standard- and high-definition TV (HDTV) programs. A standard VCR records and plays analog video. DVR records and plays digital video. Unlike an analog tape, the hard drive allows simultaneous recording and playback.

  • Page 15: Optimizing Your Cable Terminal For High Definition Tv

    If you use the IEEE 1394 output, no adjustments to the settings are required. For a TV with an HDMI connection, be sure the TV is on and connected to the connector before adjusting the settings. Motorola HDMI OUT recommends using HDMI cables less than 20 meters long.

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    DCT3400 User Guide Use your remote control or the cursor keys on the front panel to navigate the on-screen display: • Press the ▲ and ▼ keys to highlight the setting you wish to change. • Press the ► key to select an option. •...

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    Setting Description Sets the display format for 4:3 standard-definition 4:3 Override programming. If the YPbPr Output is set to 1080i, 720p, or 480p, this setting defaults to 480i. If the YPbPr Output is set to 480i, this setting defaults to OFF and cannot be changed. Options are: •...

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    DCT3400 User Guide Setting Description Sets the font color. Defaults to AUTO. Options are AUTO, Font Color WHITE, BLACK, RED, GREEN, BLUE, YELLOW, MAGENTA, or CYAN. Sets the opacity. Defaults to AUTO. Options are AUTO, Font Opacity TRANSPARENT, TRANSLUCENT, SOLID, or FLASHING. Sets the edge appearance —...

  • Page 19: On-screen Graphics

    ON-SCREEN GRAPHICS The DCT3400 can generate on-screen graphics that overlay the video programming or fill the entire television screen. Common examples include on-screen menus (such as the User Setting menu), closed captions, and interactive program guides. The cable terminal overlays these graphics whenever you display a menu, enable closed captions, or scroll through a program grid.

  • Page 20: Connecting Your Cable Terminal

    DCT3400 User Guide CONNECTING YOUR CABLE TERMINAL This section describes connecting the cable terminal to your home entertainment system. Instructions and diagrams are included for connections to: • High definition television (HDTV) • A/V Receiver – Audio • Stereo TV •...

  • Page 21: Video Connection Options

    HDMI and IEEE 1394 offer higher video quality than component video. If your TV has an HDMI input, use the HDMI output instead of IEEE 1394. Motorola recommends using HDMI cables less than 20 meters long. HDMI and IEEE 1394 are video and audio connections. If you use HDMI or IEEE 1394, no separate audio connection to your TV is required.

  • Page 22: Important Safety Considerations

    DCT3400 User Guide Important Safety Considerations V E N T I L A T E Follow these important safety guidelines when positioning and connecting your cable terminal: • Position the cable terminal with at least 2 inches of space above and on all sides •...

  • Page 23: Connecting To An Hdtv – Video Only

    CONNECTING TO AN HDTV – VIDEO ONLY HDMI Component video IEEE 1394 connection connection connection DCT3400 S -V I DE O V IDE O SWITCHED RF OUT S P DIF RF IN 105 -125V A UDI O E T HE RNE T 60Hz HDMI S A TA...

  • Page 24: Connecting Hdtv – Video Only

    DCT3400 User Guide Connecting HDTV – Video Only Connect an RF coaxial cable to the cable wall outlet and the connector on the cable terminal. CABLE IN Connect the HDTV using component video, HDMI, or IEEE 1394. Component video (Y Pb Pr) Connect the component video cables to the Y, Pb, and Pr connectors on your cable terminal and the HDTV.

  • Page 25: Connecting To An Hdtv – Audio Only

    CONNECTING TO AN HDTV – AUDIO ONLY Audio Optical SPDIF SPDIF audio connection connection connection DCT3400 V IDE O S -V I DE O SWITCHED RF OUT S P DIF 105 -125V RF I N A UDI O 60Hz E T HE RNE T HDMI S A TA 4A MAX...

  • Page 26: Connecting Hdtv – Audio Only

    DCT3400 User Guide Connecting HDTV – Audio Only Connect the stereo audio cable to the connectors on the AUDIO R cable terminal and the corresponding connectors on the HDTV. If your equipment supports it, use the or coaxial digital OPTICAL SPDIF outputs instead of the outputs.

  • Page 27: Connecting To An A/v Receiver – Audio Only

    CONNECTING TO AN A/V RECEIVER – AUDIO ONLY Audio SPDIF audio Optical SPDIF connection connection connection DCT3400 V I DE O S -V I DE O SWITCHED RF OUT S P DIF 105 -125V RF I N A UDIO 60Hz E T HE RNE T HDMI S A TA...

  • Page 28: Connecting An A/v Receiver – Audio Only

    DCT3400 User Guide Connecting an A/V Receiver – Audio Only The audio connections options to your A/V receiver or home theater receiver are: • Optical SPDIF: Connect the optical SPDIF cable to the OPTICAL connector on the cable terminal and the corresponding SPDIF connector on the A/V receiver.

  • Page 29: Connecting To A Stereo Tv

    CONNECTING TO A STEREO TV RF (75 ohm) S-Video Video Audio connection connection connection connection DCT3400 S -V I DE O V IDE O SWITCHED RF OUT S P DIF RF IN 105 -125V A UDI O E T HE RNE T 60Hz HDMI S A TA...

  • Page 30: Connecting A Stereo Tv

    DCT3400 User Guide Connecting a Stereo TV Connect an RF coaxial cable to the cable wall outlet and the connector on the cable terminal. CABLE IN Connect the stereo audio cable to the connectors on AUDIO R the cable terminal and the corresponding connectors on the stereo Connect an S-video cable to the connectors on the cable VIDEO...

  • Page 31: Connecting To A Stereo Tv And Stereo Vcr

    CONNECTING TO A STEREO TV AND STEREO VCR RF (75 ohm) Video Audio connection connection connection DCT3400 S -V I DE O V IDE O SWITCHED RF OUT S P DIF RF I N 105 -125V A UDIO 60Hz E T HE RNE T HDMI S A TA C A U TI O N...

  • Page 32: Connecting A Stereo Tv And Stereo Vcr

    DCT3400 User Guide Connecting a Stereo TV and Stereo VCR Connect an RF coaxial cable to the cable wall outlet and the connector on the cable terminal. CABLE IN Connect a stereo audio cable to the connectors AUDIO OUT R on the cable terminal and the connectors on INPUT AUDIO R...

  • Page 33: Connecting To An A/v Receiver, Tv, And Vcr

    CONNECTING TO AN A/V RECEIVER, TV, AND VCR RF (75 ohm) Video Audio Optical SPDIF connection connection connection connection DCT3400 S -V IDE O V I DE O SWITCHED RF OUT S P DIF RF I N 105 -125V A UDI O E T HE RNE T 60Hz HDMI...

  • Page 34: Connecting An A/v Receiver, Tv, And Vcr

    DCT3400 User Guide Connecting an A/V Receiver, TV, and VCR Connect an RF coaxial cable to the cable wall outlet and the connector on the cable terminal. CABLE IN Connect a stereo audio cable to the connectors AUDIO OUT R on the cable terminal and the connectors on the INPUT R...

  • Page 35: Recording Your Connections

    RECORDING YOUR CONNECTIONS Use this diagram to record connections between your home entertainment components. You can use this diagram to reconnect your system if you move the equipment or add new equipment. Disconnect the power from the cable terminal before connecting or changing cable connections.

  • Page 36: Data Devices

    DCT3400 User Guide DATA DEVICES DCT3400 S -V IDE O V I DE O SWITCHED RF OUT S P DI F 105 -125V RF IN A UDIO E T HE RNE T 60Hz HD MI S A TA C A U TI O N 4A MAX 500W MAX R I S K O F E L E C T R I C S H O C K...

  • Page 37: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING Before calling your service provider, review this troubleshooting guide. This information is to help you quickly solve a problem. If your problem still exists, contact your service provider. Problem Possible Solution The cable terminal may have received a software update The cable terminal and may not power on while the new software is being will not power on...

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    DCT3400 User Guide Problem Possible Solution Verify that the button on the cable terminal or the There is no audio MUTE remote control was not pressed. Press on the when viewing cable MUTE remote control to restore sound. channels If the cable terminal audio output is connected to the TV, verify that the button on the TV was not pressed.

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    Problem Possible Solution Verify that the TV is powered on and set to the There is no video appropriate input source for the cable terminal. on the TV screen Verify that the cable terminal is powered on and tuned to an authorized cable channel.

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    DCT3400 User Guide Problem Possible Solution Wide screen TVs display 4:3 programs in this format There are black unless set to Stretch. Turn on the 4:3 OVERRIDE feature bars to the right in the User Settings menu. This enables most wide and left of the screen TVs to stretch the video to fill the screen (see picture...

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    Problem Possible Solution This may occur on a 4:3 TV if the 4:3 OVERRIDE setting There are black is OFF. To set 4:3 SD programming to fill the screen, bars on all four depending on the capabilities of the TV, set sides of the picture 4:3 OVERRIDE to 480i or 480p.

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