To allow the hard drive to spin down and park its heads, wait at least 10 seconds after
disconnecting power before moving the terminal.
Before You Begin
Before you move or change components on the subscriber entertainment system:
Review the installation instructions.
Determine if you are connecting to a standard TV, a composite (baseband) monitor, or a
Verify that you have the necessary cables and other required items.
Note: If the terminal was previously used, clear its hard drive before installing it at a new
Clearing the Hard Drive
On a previously used cable terminal, delete all recorded programs from the hard drive before
installing it at a new subscriber location. This prevents your new subscriber from viewing
programming they may not have purchased or may not want to see.
To prevent subscribers from accidentally deleting all of their recorded programs, a specific set of
keystrokes is required to clear the hard drive. Having a TV connected is optional.
To clear the hard drive:
1 Start the Diagnostics as described in Section 4, "Diagnostics."
2 Using a remote control, within five seconds press
(On some remote controls, the
If you correctly enter this key sequence in five seconds or less, the hard drive is cleared and
the front-panel LED displays
is not displayed, re-enter the key sequence in step 2.
is displayed, press any other key to reset the terminal, turn it off, and complete the
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key may be labeled "
is displayed on the
three times, and