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QIP27xx Series
Set-Top T erminals
Standard- Definition
Watch and Record DVR

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  • Page 1 User Guide QIP27xx Series Set-Top T erminals Standard- Definition Watch and Record DVR...
  • Page 2 Graphical symbols and supplemental warning marking locations on bottom of terminal. WARNING TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE. CAUTION TO PREVENT ELECTRICAL SHOCK, DO NOT USE THIS (POLARIZED) PLUG WITH AN EXTENSION CORD, RECEPTACLE, OR OTHER OUTLET UNLESS THE BLADES CAN BE FULLY INSERTED TO PREVENT BLADE EXPOSURE.
  • Page 3: 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 manufacturer’s instructions. Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat.
  • Page 4: Regulatory Information

    According to 47 CFR, Parts 2 and 15 for Class B Personal Computers and Peripherals; and/or CPU Boards and Power Supplies used with Class B Personal Computers, Motorola, Inc., 6450 Sequence Drive, San Diego, CA 92121, 1-800-225-9446, declares under sole responsibility that the product identifies with 47 CFR Part 2 and 15 of the FCC Rules as a Class B digital device.
  • Page 5: 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.
  • Page 6 ___________________________________________________________________________________ Copyright © 2006 by Motorola, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced in any form or by any means or used to make any derivative work (such as translation, transformation or adaptation) without written permission from Motorola, Inc.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Turning Power On and Off...6 Changing Channels ... 6 Adjusting the Volume... 6 Electronic Program Guide ...6 Digital Video Recorder (DVR) – QIP27xx models only ... 7 What is DVR? ... 7 Record Programming ...7 Maintain a Personal Program Library ... 7 Control Live TV...7...
  • Page 8 Connecting your Set-Top to a Stereo TV and Stereo VCR ... 19 Connecting a Stereo TV and Stereo VCR...20 Connecting your Set-Top to an A/V Receiver, TV, and VCR... 21 Connecting an A/V Receiver, TV, and VCR...22 Data Devices ...23 Data Features ...23 Troubleshooting ...24...
  • Page 9: Introduction

    (EPG). These products also support Pay-Per-View (PPV), Video-on- Demand (VoD), and other services offered by your local service provider. The QIP27xx set-tops are equipped with a full range of audio, video, and data connections. This User Guide introduces you to the basic features of the QIP27xx set- top, outlines important safeguards, and provides several options for integrating this component into your current entertainment system.
  • Page 10: Qip27Xx - Front And Back Panels

    POWER switch — Turns the QIP27xx on or off MSGS. indicator — Is lit when a message is waiting RECORD indicator — Is lit when the DVR is recording (QIP27xx models only) SELECT switch — Used for selecting menu options GUIDE switch —...
  • Page 11: Back Panel

    Description RF IN — Connects to digital TV input from your service provider IR — Enables QIP27xx to control a VCR while recording a selected program (not supported by all program guides) SMART CARD — Supports Smart Card interface (currently not enabled) SPDIF (coaxial) —...
  • Page 12: Operation

    OPERATION Turning Power On and Off Press on the front panel to turn the set-top on or off. When using POWER the remote control, be sure you press Changing Channels You can change channels in two ways: • Press CHANNEL + or –...
  • Page 13: Digital Video Recorder (Dvr) - Qip27Xx Models Only

    QIP27xx User Guide DIGITAL VIDEO RECORDER (DVR) – QIP27XX MODELS ONLY The QIP27xx is equipped with an internal hard drive for digital video recording of standard definition TV (SDTV) programs. Storage time depends on the video format of the received program.
  • Page 14: Simultaneously Record Two Shows

    Record two programs from two different channels at the same time Simultaneously Record Shows and Watch a Recorded Program Watch a program recorded on your QIP27xx while recording up to two other programs at the same time. You can also easily switch between viewing the pre-recorded program and either of the programs that you are recording.
  • Page 15 To exit the menu and save your settings, press the key. MENU The user settings will also be displayed on the front panel display whether your TV is on or off. Use the QIP27xx front panel display to view and change your settings. QIP27xx User Guide USER SETTINGS 16:9 (4.3 LETTERBOX, 4:3 PAN/SCAN)
  • Page 16 User Settings Setting Description TV TYPE Sets the aspect ratio. The front panel display indicates the type you select. The default is 16:9. Options are 16:9 for wide screen TVs, or 4:3 LETTERBOX or 4:3 PAN/SCAN for standard TVs: • •...
  • Page 17 (USER). Options are AUTO or USER. The default is AUTO. RESTORE ALL Resets the on-screen display options to their default DEFAULTS settings. To reset all User Settings to their defaults, select this option and press the ► key. QIP27xx User Guide...
  • Page 18: On-Screen Graphics

    The QIP27xx overlays these graphics whenever you open a menu, enable closed captions, or scroll through a program grid. CONNECTING YOUR SET-TOP This section describes how to connect the QIP27xx set-top to your home entertainment system. Instructions and diagrams are included for the following connections to the QIP27xx: •...
  • Page 19: Important Safety Considerations

    Do not place the set-top in a sealed enclosure without providing for adequate airflow. • Do not plug the AC power cord into a switched power outlet. QIP27xx User Guide V E N T I L A T E inches INFO OPTION MSGS.
  • Page 20: Video Connection Options

    Video Connection Options The QIP27xx offers Composite video, S-video, and RF coaxial connections to allow you to view standard definition TV programming Use these guidelines to determine the best video connection for your home entertainment system, and then refer to the table that follows for specific procedures that apply to specific setups.
  • Page 21: Recording Your Connections

    QIP27xx User Guide 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 set-top before connecting or changing any connections.
  • Page 22: Connecting An A/V Receiver - Audio Only

    Connecting an A/V Receiver — Audio Only There are three options available for audio connections to your A/V receiver: • Optical ( OPTICAL SPDIF • Coaxial ( SPDIF • Stereo audio ( AUDIO R If your equipment supports it, the optical ( coaxial ( connector) audio outputs may be used in place of the SPDIF...
  • Page 23: Connecting Your Set-Top To A Stereo Tv

    CONNECTING YOUR SET-TOP TO A STEREO TV RF (75 ohm) connector Cable in Either / or CABLE/ ANTENNA IN QIP27xx User Guide S-Video Video connector connector RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN Stereo TV INPUT S-VIDEO VIDEO AUDIO LEFT...
  • Page 24: Connecting A Stereo Tv

    Connecting a Stereo TV Connect an RF coaxial cable to the service provider’s wall outlet and to the RF IN Connect the stereo audio cable to the the set-top and to the the stereo TV. Connect a video cable to the and to the INPUT VIDEO connectors on the set-top and the TV.
  • Page 25: Connecting Your Set-Top To A Stereo Tv And Stereo Vcr

    QIP27xx User Guide CONNECTING YOUR SET-TOP TO A STEREO TV AND STEREO VCR RF (75 ohm) Video Audio connector connector connector SWITCHED 105 -125V 60Hz 4A MAX 500W MAX...
  • Page 26: Connecting A Stereo Tv And Stereo Vcr

    Connecting a Stereo TV and Stereo VCR Connect an RF coaxial cable to the service provider’s wall outlet and to the CABLE IN Connect a stereo audio cable to the on the set-top and to the stereo VCR. Connect a video cable to the and to the INPUT VIDEO Connect a stereo audio cable to the...
  • Page 27: Connecting Your Set-Top To An A/V Receiver, Tv, And Vcr

    CONNECTING YOUR SET-TOP TO AN A/V RECEIVER, TV, AND VCR RF (75 ohm) Video connector connector RF IN INPUT CABLE/ AUDIO VIDEO ANTENNA IN To TV QIP27xx User Guide Audio Digital audio connector connector CAUTION S-VIDEO RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK VIDEO OUT DO NOT OPEN ETHERNET SPDIF...
  • Page 28: Connecting An A/V Receiver, Tv, And Vcr

    Connecting an A/V Receiver, TV, and VCR If your equipment supports it: • The optical (square connector) audio outputs may be used in place of the stereo audio outputs ( AUDIO R level of audio quality, including support for Dolby Digital 5:1 surround sound.
  • Page 29: Data Devices

    USB 2.0, Ethernet. Your set-top may be equipped with the interface connections illustrated, but their functionality depends on the services offered by your service provider. QIP27xx User Guide S-VIDEO VIDEO OUT SPDIF SMART CARD...
  • Page 30: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING Before calling your service provider, review this troubleshooting guide. This information is to help you quickly solve a problem. If your problem persists, contact your service provider. Problem Possible Solution The set-top will not The set-top may have received a software update and power on may not power on while the new software is being installed.
  • Page 31 (Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic Dolby Pro Logic). Verify that the receiver is properly configured to work with all connected speakers. QIP27xx User Guide button on the set-top or the remote MUTE button on the TV has not been pressed.
  • Page 32 Problem Possible Solution There is no video Verify that the TV is powered on and set to the on the TV screen appropriate input source for the set-top. Verify that the set-top is powered on and tuned to an authorized digital TV channel. Verify that all video cables between the set-top and the TV are firmly connected.
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