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    D C P 5 0 0 S e r i e s D C P 5 0 1 H o m e T h e a t e r S y s t e m U s e r G u i d e...

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    Graphical symbols and supplemental warning marking locations on bottom of terminal. WARNING TO PREVENT FIRE OR 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 Safeguards

    Important Safeguards Read instructions All the safety and operating instructions should be read before the appliance is operated. Retain instructions The safety and operating instructions should be retained for future reference. Heed warnings All warnings on the appliance and in the operating instructions should be adhered to. Follow instructions All operating and use instructions should be followed.

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    Battery usage Notwithstanding any information provided by Motorola in this manual regarding the use of batteries, the end user assumes all responsibility and liability to use and dispose of batteries in accordance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations. Motorola...

  • Page 5: Declaration Of Conformity

    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 6: Notes On Copyright

    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 7: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction ...1 Before Operating This Unit...1 Before You Begin ...2 Document Conventions ...2 Overview ...3 Features...3 Supplied Accessories ...5 Disc Information ...5 Types of Discs You Can Use ... 5 Handling Discs... 6 Cleaning Discs ... 6 Storing Discs... 6 Region Numbers ...

  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Contents Connecting Your VCR... 34 Video Connections for Your VCR ... 34 S-Video... 35 Video ... 36 Audio Connections for Your VCR... 37 Stereo VCR ... 37 Mono VCR ... 38 Connecting Other Audio/Video Sources... 39 Digital Audio Connections ... 40 Connecting a Tape Deck or CD Player...

  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Clearing a Bookmark on a DVD...88 Program Edit on a DVD ...89 Insert Chapter on a DVD...90 Delete Program on a DVD ...90 Exiting Program Play on a DVD...90 Using the Repeat Feature...91 Repeat Play ...91 A-B Repeat Play ...91 Using the CD Banner Display ...

  • Page 10: Table Of Contents

    Contents Troubleshooting ... 111 Specifications ... 117 Digital Cable Receiver ... 117 A/V Receiver and Amplifier ... 117 DVD/CD Player... 118 Input/Output... 118 Front Panel Inputs... 118 Front Panel Outputs... 118 Rear Panel Inputs ... 118 Rear Panel Outputs ... 119 General...

  • Page 11: Introduction, Before Operating This Unit

    DCP501 for easier control of your electronics. The DCP501 provides one platform for all your home entertainment needs. Contained within a convenient space-saving design, the Motorola DCP501 combines digital audio/video tuning and processing with a single-disc DVD/CD player, digital cable receiver, and audio/video receiver.

  • Page 12: Before You Begin, Document Conventions

    Introduction Before You Begin You program and select options on your DCP501 with cursor buttons on the front of the DCP501 or with your remote control. The following navigational tools enable you to navigate the menus displayed on your television with on-screen display (OSD) or with DCP501 options displayed on the DCP501 front panel display.

  • Page 13: Overview, Features

    O v e r v i e w This section provides information about: Features of the DCP501 Accessories included with the DCP501 DVD and CD information It also includes descriptions of the following: Front panel DCP501 display Rear panel Remote control unit Before you begin to install the DCP501, familiarize yourself with the various controls and displays.

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    O v e r v i e w The DCP501 allows you to listen to your favorite digital and analog music in surround sound from selectable multiple audio sources, including: Digital audio on the CD player Digital or analog audio on TV channels tuned with the digital cable TV receiver feature* Digital audio on the digital audio tuner provided on your cable system* Local analog AM and FM stations with the DCP501 AM/FM tuner External analog audio cassettes...

  • Page 15: Types Of Discs You Can Use

    S u p p l i e d A c c e s s o r i e s The following items are shipped with your DCP501: DCP501-R Universal Remote Control DCP501 Home Theater System User Guide DCP501 Home Theater System Quick Setup Guide Baseband video cable 6 ft. coaxial cable S-video cable...

  • Page 16: Handling Discs, Cleaning Discs, Storing Discs, Region Numbers

    O v e r v i e w Do not use discs that are: Cracked Warped Contain adhesive tape or a disc label (as on rental discs) Handling Discs When handling your discs: Do not touch the playback side (the blank side) of the disc Do not attach paper or tape to either side of the disc Cleaning Discs Your picture and sound quality may deteriorate due to fingerprints or dust on the disc.

  • Page 17: Front Panel

    F r o n t P a n e l The DCP501 contains selection buttons, tuning buttons, a volume control knob, video 2 connection ports, and a single disc CD/DVD tray. For information on operating the DCP501, refer to the “ Operation” section. Figure 2 illustrates the front panel of the DCP501: F i g u r e 2 D C P 5 0 1 f r o n t p a n e l CURSOR...

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    O v e r v i e w I t e m Co n t ro l Des c ri p t i o n AUDIO MODE Selects surround sound mode (toggle through all available modes). TONE/LEVEL Press once to enter Bass Level Change mode. Press twice to enter Treble Level Change mode.

  • Page 19: Dcp501 Display

    D C P 5 0 1 D i s p l a y For information on the controls and functions shown in the DCP501 display, see the “ Operations” section. The icons on your DCP501 display are described in the table below: F i g u r e 3 D C P 5 0 1 d i s p l a y 14 15...

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    O v e r v i e w I t e m I n d i c at o r/I co n Des c ri p t i o n On indicates playback of DVD/CD. On indicates DVD/CD has paused playing. DVD: On indicates DVD Parental Control Level has been set.

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    F i g u r e 4 D C P 5 0 1 d i s p l a y I t e m I n d i c at o r/I co n Des c ri p t i o n On indicates that you have received incoming messages from the cable operator.

  • Page 22: Rear Panel

    Refer to the “ Installation” section for instructions on installing and cabling the DCP501. D C P 5 0 1 U s e r G u i d e À LA PLUIE NI À L’HUM IDITE”. MODEL NO.: DCP 501...

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    The following table describes the rear-panel features: Item Des c ripti on Speakers FRONT SPEAKERS — connectors used to connect speaker cables to left and right front speakers. SURR SPEAKERS — connectors used to connect speaker cables to left and right surround speakers.

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    O v e r v i e w Item Des c ripti on VIDEO: IN. The RCA jacks in the row labeled connectors in the row labeled VCR 1 and VCR 2 — connectors used for video output of VCR 1 and VCR 2 or PVR. VIDEO 1 —...

  • Page 25: Operating The Remote Control

    O p e r a t i n g t h e R e m o t e C o n t r o l The DCP501 uses the DCP501-R Universal Remote Control. Figure 6 illustrates the DCP501-R Universal Remote Control: F i g u r e 6 R e m o t e c o n t r o l O v e r v i e w...

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    O v e r v i e w Descriptions of the remote control functions are shown in the following table. When you press a button on the remote control, a mode button (CATV, DVD/CD,VCR1, VCR2, Tape, AM/FM, TV, V1 or V2) will turn on to indicate the current mode. Bu t t o n I t e m Des c ri p t i o n...

  • Page 27

    Bu t t o n I t e m Des c ri p t i o n TUNE Cable TV source: CATV application controlled. DVD/CD source: Press once: rewind and play (rewind 1). Press twice: rewind and play (rewind 2). Press three times: rewind and play (rewind 3).

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    O v e r v i e w Bu t t o n I t e m Des c ri p t i o n Any DCP501 source: select current item on DCP501 display/on-screen display or select CATV application controlled item. TV source: Functions as E VCR 1 or VCR 2 source: Functions as E EXIT...

  • Page 29: Selecting Tv And Vcr Setup Codes

    Bu t t o n I t e m Des c ri p t i o n DISC SKIP Not used on the DCP501. TONE Press once: enter Bass Level Change mode. Press twice: enter Treble Level Change mode. Press three times: enter Balance Level Change mode. Press four times: enter Fader Level Change mode.

  • Page 30: Verifying A Setup Code Using Blink Back

    O v e r v i e w Ve ri fying a Setup Code U sing Bl ink Ba ck You can use the remote control’s blink back function to verify a previously entered setup code. The blink back function verifies a setup code by indicating the setup code number through a certain number of blinks on the 1, 2, 3, and 4 buttons on your remote control.

  • Page 31: Finding A Setup Code

    F i n d i n g a Set u p Co d e Setup codes for your TV and VCR are listed by brand in “ TV and VCR Setup Codes” . If the setup code for your brand of TV or VCR is not listed, or if your TV or VCR does not respond to the setup codes listed for its brand, you can search for your setup code using your remote control’s Step and Set function.

  • Page 32: Installing Batteries In Remote Control

    N O T E ! Use and dispose of batteries in accordance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations. Motorola will not be liable to anyone for the user's failure to use and/or dispose of batteries in the proper manner and in accordance with such laws, rules and regulations, or for any defect contained in batteries that may cause injury damage to persons or property.

  • Page 33: Installation

    I n s t a l l a t i o n In the past, you may have connected your VCR or stereo through your TV. With the DCP501, you connect your TV, VCR, speakers, and other electronic devices through the DCP501 for easier control of your electronics.

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    The clear protective film on the DCP501 display must be removed and transferred to the inside back cover of your DCP501 Home Theater System User Guide. The Unit Address and Serial Number found on the protective film is required for activation of your DCP501 cable TV receiver by your cable TV service provider.

  • Page 35: Recording Your Connections

    Center speaker I n s t a l l a t i o n INPUT S-VIDEO VIDEO AUDIO LEFT AUDIO RIGHT MODEL NO.: DCP 501 Subwoofer D C P 5 0 1 U s e r G u i d e...

  • Page 36: Connecting Your Tv, S-video

    S - v i d e o c o n n e c t i o n s t o y o u r T V DCP501 CABLE/ ANTENNA IN D C P 5 0 1 U s e r G u i d e MODEL NO.: DCP 501 À LA PLUIE NI À L’HUM IDITE”. INPUT S-VIDEO Cable(s) you will need:...

  • Page 37: Video

    I n s t a l l a t i o n MODEL NO.: DCP 501 À LA PLUIE NI À L’HUM IDITE”. INPUT...

  • Page 38: Connecting To Cable Tv

    North America. Contact your local cable TV provider to determine whether the digital cable feature of your Motorola DCP501 can be activated. In cable systems where the digital cable feature cannot be activated, you may connect an external cable receiver provided by your local cable provider.

  • Page 39: Speaker Placement

    I n s t a l l a t i o n C o n n e c t i n g Y o u r S p e a k e r s a n d S u b w o o f e r This section includes information on connecting your speakers and optional subwoofer.

  • Page 40: Speaker And Subwoofer Connections

    I n s t a l l a t i o n Speaker and Subwoofer Connections This subsection provides instructions for: Connecting your front speakers and optional active subwoofer Connecting your front speakers and optional passive subwoofer Connecting your surround and center speakers Co n n e c t i n g S p e a k e r Co r d s To connect your speaker cords: Twist the stripped ends of the speaker cords about 2/3 inch (10 mm).

  • Page 41: Connecting Your Front Speakers And Active Subwoofer

    C o n n e c t i n g f r o n t s p e a k e r s a n d a c t i v e s u b w o o f e r DCP501 MODEL NO.: DCP 501 À LA PLUIE NI À L’HUM IDITE”.

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    C o n n e c t i n g f r o n t s p e a k e r s a n d p a s s i v e s u b w o o f e r DCP501 MODEL NO.: DCP 501 À LA PLUIE NI À L’HUM IDITE”.

  • Page 43: Connecting Your Surround And Center Speakers

    C o n n e c t i n g s u r r o u n d a n d c e n t e r s p e a k e r s DCP501 MODEL NO.: DCP 501 À LA PLUIE NI À L’HUM IDITE”.

  • Page 44: Connecting Your Vcr, Video Connections For Your Vcr

    I n s t a l l a t i o n C o n n e c t i n g Y o u r V C R To connect your VCR to the DCP501, perform the following: Video connections Audio connections Video Connections for Your VCR Before connecting your VCR to the DCP501, you must determine which type of video connection...

  • Page 45: S-video

    To TV S-VIDEO S-VIDEO I n s t a l l a t i o n MODEL NO.: DCP 501 Cable(s) you will need: S-Video D C P 5 0 1 U s e r G u i d e...

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    C o m p o s i t e v i d e o c o n n e c t i o n s t o y o u r V C R DCP501 MODEL NO.: DCP 501 À LA PLUIE NI À L’HUM IDITE”.

  • Page 47: Audio Connections For Your Vcr, Stereo Vcr

    S t e r e o V C R a u d i o c o n n e c t i o n s DCP501 MODEL NO.: DCP 501 À LA PLUIE NI À L’HUM IDITE”. Cable(s) you will need:...

  • Page 48: Mono Vcr

    AUDIO VIDEO AUDIO ANTENNA IN To TV D C P 5 0 1 U s e r G u i d e À LA PLUIE NI À L’HUM IDITE”. INPUT VIDEO MODEL NO.: DCP 501 Cable(s) you will need: Audio...

  • Page 49: Connecting Other Audio/video Sources

    I n s t a l l a t i o n VIDEO inputs digital audio input over the MODEL NO.: DCP 501 Cable(s) you will need: Audio Video D C P 5 0 1 U s e r G u i d e...

  • Page 50: Digital Audio Connections

    F i g u r e 2 1 D i g i t a l a u d i o c o n n e c t i o n s DCP501 MODEL NO.: DCP 501 À LA PLUIE NI À L’HUM IDITE”. Either / or...

  • Page 51: Connecting A Tape Deck Or Cd Player

    AUX IN IN IN I n s t a l l a t i o n MODEL NO.: DCP 501 Cable(s) you will need: Audio D C P 5 0 1 U s e r G u i d e...

  • Page 52: Connecting The Am And Fm Antennas

    D C P 5 0 1 U s e r G u i d e AM antenna FM antenna MODEL NO.: DCP 501 À LA PLUIE NI À L’HUM IDITE”. To wall outlet...

  • Page 53: Connecting For Power, Connecting To The Front Panel

    C o n n e c t i n g f o r P o w e r After making all your connections, plug the DCP501’s power cord into a wall outlet, as shown in Figure 23. Proceed to the “ Operations” section for information on setting up and operating the DCP501.

  • Page 54: Digital Camera

    I n s t a l l a t i o n To connect a device to the front panel: F i g u r e 2 4 F r o n t p a n e l c o n n e c t i o n s Cable(s) you will need: Digital Video...

  • Page 55: Operation, Before You Begin

    O p e r a t i o n This section describes how to operate the DCP501. It includes instructions for: Basic audio set-up Cable TV Sound effects Digital Audio/Video Receiver — basic and advanced use DVD/CD player — basic and advanced use B e f o r e Y o u B e g i n To program and select options on your DCP501, use the cursor buttons on the front of the DCP501 or with your remote control.

  • Page 56: Input Setup

    Some notes about DCP501 operation: Lamp test When you turn on your DCP501, a lamp test is performed on the DCP501 display. This test causes all icons to turn on for ½ second and then MOTOROLA is displayed for 2 seconds. Turning on the...

  • Page 57

    Press SELECT to display the the DCP501 display. On-sc r een Di spla y A U D I N P U T S E T P E A K E R S E T E S T O N E A D V A N C E E X I INPUT SETUP: Press...

  • Page 58

    O p e r a t i o n Press CURSOR left/right ( ) to select Press SELECT to accept your selection. Repeat for other video inputs as necessary. If assigned, the DCP501 always uses a digital audio input. You must select various input sources from the INPUT SETUP menu so the DCP501 knows which digital inputs are assigned.

  • Page 59: Subwoofer And Speakers

    Subwoofer and Speakers If you do not have a surround mode selected, you cannot make adjustments to the rear speakers. Similarly, if you have no center speaker in the mode you are in, you cannot make adjustments to the center speaker. So, you must set the DCP501 to an audio mode that uses the center channel and/or the surround channels in order to make adjustments to the center speaker and/or surround speakers.

  • Page 60

    O p e r a t i o n Press down arrow (∨ ∨ ∨ ∨ ). On-sc r een Di spla y A U D I N P U T S E T P E A K E R S E T E S T O N E...

  • Page 61

    Press CURSOR left/right ( ) to display L F E (low frequency effects) icon on the DCP501 turns off. Selecting L A R G E sizes to . Select AUDIO PREOUT connector on the back of the DCP501. Press to accept your selection. SELECT CROSSOVER FREQUENCY: Press down arrow (∨...

  • Page 62

    O p e r a t i o n SUBWOOFER LEVEL: Press down arrow (∨ ∨ ∨ ∨ ) to select the subwoofer level, which is the volume level adjustment to the bass subwoofer. The factory setting is adjustment). On-sc r een Di spla y S U B W O O F U B W O O F E R ?

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    Press SELECT , or press left arrow (<). On-sc r een Di spla y S P E A K E R U B W O O F G H T C E N T S E T S U R R O U N D P E A K E R R E S E T R E T...

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    O p e r a t i o n Press SELECT and the currently selected setting flashes. In this example, L A R G E S M A L L flashes. The (bass) information. Use the speaker capable of reproducing sounds below 100Hz. Use the frequency-limited satellite speakers that do not reproduce sounds below 100Hz.

  • Page 65

    Press SELECT and the currently selected setting flashes. In this example, On-sc r een Di spla y G H T A N C E R E T U R N Press CURSOR left/right ( ) to adjust the distance between the left/right speakers from a minimum of 3 feet to a maximum of 40 feet.

  • Page 66

    O p e r a t i o n Press SELECT On-sc r een Di spla y C E N T C E N T A N C E : R E T U R N Press SELECT and the currently select setting flashes. In this example, On-sc r een Di spla y C E N T C E N T...

  • Page 67

    Press down arrow (∨ ∨ ∨ ∨ ). On-sc r een Di spla y C E N T C E N T A N C E : R E T U R N Press SELECT and the currently selected setting flashes. In this example, On-sc r een Di spla y C E N T C E N T...

  • Page 68

    O p e r a t i o n Press SELECT SURROUND SETUP: Press down arrow (∨ ∨ ∨ ∨ ). On-sc r een Di spla y S P E A K E R U B W O O F G H T C E N T S E T...

  • Page 69

    Press down arrow (∨ ∨ ∨ ∨ ). On-sc r een Di spla y S U R R O U N D U R R O U N D : A N C E : R E T U R N Press SELECT and the currently selected setting flashes.

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    O p e r a t i o n Press SELECT On-sc r een Di spla y S P E A K E R U B W O O F G H T C E N T S E T U R R O U N D P E A K E R R E S E T...

  • Page 71

    Press SELECT On-sc r een Di spla y S P E A K E R R E S E T P K R R E T U R N Y E S Press right arrow (>) and On-sc r een Di spla y S P E A K E R R E S E T P K R...

  • Page 72: Test Tone Adjust

    O p e r a t i o n Test Tone Adjust The Test Tone option allows you to hear test tones and adjust the level of these tones on speakers connected to the DCP501 to properly balance the sound system with the listening area. For full benefit, Test Tone Adjust should be performed when the DCP501 is in Dolby-Digital or dts mode.

  • Page 73

    Press SELECT to display the the DCP501 display. On-sc r een Di spla y A U D I N P U T S E T P E A K E R S E T E S T O N E A D V A N C E E X I Press down arrow (∨...

  • Page 74

    O p e r a t i o n Press select or . The test tone plays on the front-left speaker and the current setting 0 d B flashes. In the example, test by emitting a tone from each speaker in the following order for 4-seconds: Sp e ake r Location L E F T...

  • Page 75

    After 4 seconds, the test tone plays on the center speaker and the selected. Make volume level adjustments for the center speaker. In this example, flashes. On-sc r een Di spla y E S T R O N T C E N T R O N T S U R R G H T...

  • Page 76

    O p e r a t i o n After setting the level for all speakers, press down arrow (∨ ∨ ∨ ∨ ). On-sc r een Di spla y E S T O N E R O N T C E N T R O N T G H T...

  • Page 77: Advanced Audio Setup

    Advanced Audio Setup This section describes additional audio settings including: Featu re Des c ripti on Default volume level Use to adjust the volume level at which the DCP501 plays when it is turned on. Night mode Allows you to enable/disable audio level compression and switch the DCP501 front panel lighting to a dimmer level.

  • Page 78

    O p e r a t i o n Press down arrow (∨ ∨ ∨ ∨ ) three times. On-sc r een Di spla y A U D I N P U T S E T P E A K E R E S T O N E A D V A N C E...

  • Page 79

    Press right arrow (>) and On-sc r een Di spla y A D V A N C E D V O L U M E D E F D E F A U L V O L G H T M O D E M O D E E N A B L...

  • Page 80

    O p e r a t i o n Press SELECT and the current setting flashes. In this example, On-sc r een Di spla y A D V A N C E D V O L U M E D E F D E F A U L G H T...

  • Page 81

    NIGHT MODE: Press down arrow (∨ ∨ ∨ ∨ ). Enables/disables audio level compression and switches the DCP501 front lighting to a dimmer level. The factory setting is To reduce the light level emitted from the DCP501 display to minimize a visual distraction associated with TV viewing.

  • Page 82

    O p e r a t i o n Press right arrow (>) and N I G H T and the icon on the DCP501 display turns on. On-sc r een Di spla y A D V A N C E D V O L U M E D E F...

  • Page 83

    D I M + S O F T Press right arrow (>) and dimmer and light sound compression. The On-sc r een Di spla y A D V A N C E D V O L U M E D E F D E F A U L V O L...

  • Page 84: Using Cable Tv Record

    O p e r a t i o n U s i n g D C P 5 0 1 C a b l e T V F u n c t i o n s The DCP501 has an advanced CATV set-top terminal that allows you to view cable channels. The DCP501 must be authorized for cable TV operation by your cable TV operator before it will tune channels.

  • Page 85

    Press down arrow (∨ ∨ ∨ ∨ ) twice. On-sc r een Di spla y M A I A U D I S E T S E T C A T V C O R D C A T V C H A N N E L Press SELECT...

  • Page 86

    O p e r a t i o n Press right arrow (>) and The current Cable TV channel is directed to selected listening/viewing source. The TV channel. On-sc r een Di spla y C A T C A T V C O R D : T U R N O R C E S...

  • Page 87: Using Catv Channel Scan

    Using CATV Channel Scan Use this option only if you are NOT a digital cable TV subscriber. This feature enables the set-top terminal in the DCP501 to locate any clear analog cable channels on the cable system. To perform an analog channel scan: M A I N S E T U P Press setup to display the DCP501 display.

  • Page 88

    O p e r a t i o n Press select or On-sc r een Di spla y C A T C H A N N E L C A T V C H A N N E L T U R N O F F Press select or On-sc r een Di spla y...

  • Page 89

    Press SELECT stops flashing and an analog CATV channel scan begins. When finished the DCP501 will tune to the first analog cable channel number. The DCP501 also displays the corresponding channel numbers as it scans for clear analog video. The display may take some time to appear on the DCP501 front panel after a channel scan is initiated.

  • Page 90: Tuning Radio Stations, Presetting Radio Stations

    O p e r a t i o n U s i n g t h e D C P 5 0 1 T u n e r This section describes: How to tune radio stations How to Program the DCP501 to tune to your favorite stations with the preset option Tuning Radio Stations To tune the radio on the DCP501: Press...

  • Page 91: Selecting Preset Radio Stations, Sound Effects

    Selecting Preset Radio Stations To select preset radio stations with the DCP501: Press SOURCE to tuner or press the last radio station tuned the band (AM or FM) the preset number assigned to that station (if any) Press CHANNEL PRESET on the front of the DCP501, or channel up/down on the remote control to retrieve the desired preset number or directly enter the preset number using the numeric buttons on your DCP501 remote control.

  • Page 92: Changing The Dcp501 Tone Setting

    O p e r a t i o n When DOLBY DIGITAL is selected, the When DOLBY Pro Logic II Surround is selected, the When DOLBY Pro Logic Surround is selected, the When DOLBY 3 Channel Stereo is selected, the When DTS Surround is selected, the If a DSP sound mode is selected, the S T A D I U M...

  • Page 93: Changing Balance And Fade On The Dcp501

    Changing Balance and Fade on the DCP501 You can define the balance between left and right speakers, and between front and rear speakers with the balance and fade settings. Balance and fade settings should only be used to perform minor adjustments to the sound playback once the Speaker Test Tone Adjust has been conducted.

  • Page 94: Resume Play

    O p e r a t i o n Press STOP on the front panel to end playback, or press control. With a DVD or CD inserted, the following are displayed on the DCP501 display: Media Typ e Icon d ispl ayed D V D icon With a DVD: T I T L E icon with total number of titles on DVD...

  • Page 95: Fast Motion Playback (picture Search), Using The Dvd Banner Display, Selecting A Dvd Title

    Changing to any non-DVD/CD source during DVD or CD playback has the same effect as once, which enters Resume Play mode. pressing STOP Fast Motion Playback (Picture Search) To scan through the disc when you’re playing it, use the Picture Scan feature. Press the ( ) buttons when you’re playing a disc.

  • Page 96: Selecting A Dvd Chapter, Changing The Audio Language On A Dvd

    O p e r a t i o n When you enter a one-digit Title number, you may have to press the number (1~9) on the remote. Otherwise, press 0 first and the number of the track that you want to view. Some discs only have one title. Se lect ing a DV D Ch apte r Because DVD discs use digital technology, a title can be divided into individual chapters, which are similar to tracks on a CD.

  • Page 97: Changing The Subtitle Language On A Dvd, Changing The Camera Angle On A Dvd

    Ch ang ing th e Subti t le La nguage o n a D V D You can change the Subtitle language while you’re watching a disc, but only if the disc was created with subtitles. To change the DVD subtitle language: While a disc is playing, press Press CURSOR...

  • Page 98: Using Bookmarks On A Dvd, Recalling A Bookmarked Scene On A Dvd

    O p e r a t i o n Usin g B ookma rks o n a D V D The bookmark feature lets you mark a point on the disc that you can go to quickly. You can store up to 9 bookmarks. To use the bookmark feature: While a disc is playing, press Press CURSOR...

  • Page 99: Program Edit On A Dvd

    P ro g ram Ed i t o n a D V D You cannot enter Program Edit mode while a disc is playing. To create a Playlist: P R O G R A M E D I T Press PROG to display the t, the screen below is displayed when you press...

  • Page 100: Insert Chapter On A Dvd, Delete Program On A Dvd

    O p e r a t i o n Inse rt Ch apte r on a D V D To insert a Chapter on a Playlist: Press PROG to insert an entry into the P l a y l i s t on the , the screen below is displayed when you press To insert Chapter, press...

  • Page 101: Using The Repeat Feature, Repeat Play, A-b Repeat Play

    Usin g the R epea t Fe atu r e There are four Repeat options: Disc– repeat the disc that is playing. Title– repeat the title that is playing. Chapter– repeat the chapter that is playing. A-B– set the beginning (point A) and the end (point B) to make this part of the movie play repeatedly.

  • Page 102: Using The Cd Banner Display, Selecting A Cd Track

    O p e r a t i o n Using the CD Banner Display When playing audio CDs, your CD player has many of the same features as your DVD player, including track skip, repeat play, and programmed playback. The on-screen Banner Display lets you choose various playback features.

  • Page 103: Using Bookmarks On A Cd, Recalling A Bookmarked Selection On A Cd

    Usin g B ookma rks o n a C D The bookmark feature lets you mark a point on the disc that you can go to quickly. You can store up to 9 bookmarks. To use the bookmark feature: While a disc is playing, press Press CURSOR left/right (<...

  • Page 104: Program Edit On A Cd, Program A Playlist With The Tv Turned On

    O p e r a t i o n Program Edit on a CD There are two ways to program a Playlist for a CD. If you press CD Playlist using the on-screen display (OSD) on your TV. If you press second of each other, you do not need the TV turned on, and can program a CD Playlist using your DCP501 display.

  • Page 105: Insert Track On A Cd, Delete Program On A Cd

    Inse rt Track on a CD To insert a Track on a Playlist: Press PROG to insert an entry into the P l a y l i s t , the screen below is displayed when you press To insert Track, press CURSOR a Track.

  • Page 106: Program A Playlist With The Tv Turned Off, Exiting Program Play On A Cd

    O p e r a t i o n P rog ram a P lay list w ith t h e T V Tu rn ed Off With an audio CD inserted and stopped, press T r a c k icon and track number flashes and the program item number, Press left/right (<...

  • Page 107: A-b Repeat Play, Random Play

    A- B R ep ea t Pl ay To use A-B Repeat Play: While a disc is playing, press Press when you want to choose a point in the music as the beginning point. Press again to choose a point as the end point. Press on the remote again to cancel repeat A-B mode.

  • Page 108: Playing An Mp3 Audio Cd On The Dcp501

    O p e r a t i o n Playing an MP3 Audio CD on the DCP501 Your DCP501 allows you to play MP3 audio CDs created on a PC. To start, stop, pause, and skip a selection on a CD containing MP3 audio files, use the same buttons on the DCP501 front panel or remote control as you would with any DVD or audio CD.

  • Page 109: On-screen Display When Playing An Mp3 Cd, Playing Your Mp3 Files

    On-Screen Display when Playing an MP3 CD When you insert an MP3 CD in the DCP501, a screen listing the CD contents is displayed similar to the example shown below. The first MP3 file on the CD starts playing and is listed at the top of the screen.

  • Page 110: Deleting Selections From An Mp3 Cd, Selecting Specific Folder And Files For Playback

    1 0 0 O p e r a t i o n Press SELECT and the selected file is copied to the right-hand side of the screen as shown in the example below. Repeat steps 2 and 3 to add selections to your Programmed Playlist. You can have up to 1025 selections in your Programmed Playlist.

  • Page 111: Dvd Setup

    Press PLAY PAUSE on the front panel, or right arrow play button (►) on your DCP501 remote control and playback begins from your selection. DVD Setup The following DVD options are performed only through the on-screen display on your TV. Audio Subtitles Menus...

  • Page 112

    1 0 2 O p e r a t i o n Press SELECT on the front of the DCP501 or S E T U P menu. AUDIO: Press SELECT to set E n g l i s h factory setting is up/down (∧...

  • Page 113

    SUBTITLES: Press SELECT to set subtitles. The factory setting is up/down (∧ ∧ ∧ ∧ ∨ ∨ ∨ ∨ ) to highlight Press CURSOR SELECT O t h e r If you select , you are prompted to enter a 4-digit language code. After entering this code, press SELECT Press down arrow (∨...

  • Page 114

    1 0 4 O p e r a t i o n up/down (∧ ∧ ∧ ∧ ∨ ∨ ∨ ∨ ) to highlight Press CURSOR SELECT O t h e r If you select , you are prompted to enter a 4-digit language code. After entering this code, press SELECT Press down arrow (∨...

  • Page 115

    up/down (∧ ∧ ∧ ∧ ∨ ∨ ∨ ∨ ) or the number buttons on your DCP501 remote control to enter Press CURSOR the desired password, using digits have been entered, press and the DVD navigation menu is re-displayed. Press down arrow (∨ ∨ ∨ ∨ ) to highlight the PASSWORD: Press SELECT password to override the Parental Control Level set in the case of a DVD with a higher...

  • Page 116

    1 0 6 O p e r a t i o n up/down (∧ ∧ ∧ ∧ ∨ ∨ ∨ ∨ ) or the number buttons on the DCP501 remote control to enter Press CURSOR the desired password, using digits have been entered, press right to store the password.

  • Page 117

    SUBTITLES On/Off: Press SELECT up/down (∧ ∧ ∧ ∧ ∨ ∨ ∨ ∨ ) to highlight Press CURSOR Press down arrow (∨ ∨ ∨ ∨ ). Press SELECT Press down arrow (∨ ∨ ∨ ∨ ) three times. On-sc r een Di spla y M A I A U D I S E T...

  • Page 118: Resetting Your Password

    1 0 8 O p e r a t i o n Resetting Your Password If you forget your DVD parental control password, you can reset the password. The DCP501 should not be in any DCP501 setup mode when performing this operation including: Main Setup DVD Setup Banner Display...

  • Page 119: Other On-screen Text Messages, Mute, Volume Up/down, Dvd/cd Playback Control

    Other On-Screen Text Messages The following text is displayed on your TV when you press the corresponding button on the DCP501 front panel or your DCP501 remote control: M u te On-sc r een Di spla y M U T Vo lu m e Up / Do wn On-sc r een Di spla y V O L...

  • Page 120: Troubleshooting

    This section provides information to assist you in quickly detecting and resolving problems that might occur when using the DCP501. If you need assistance, call Motorola’s Customer Support Center at 1-866-668-2271 or 1-866-MOT-BCS1. If you have questions about or are having difficulties regarding your digital cable services, contact your local cable service provider.

  • Page 121: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Problem Possible Solution Check to make sure that each speaker has been properly connected to the There is no sound speaker output jacks on the rear panel of the DCP501. or very little sound Check that the speakers are working by utilizing the Test Tone function as from the speakers.

  • Page 122

    Problem Possible Solution Check that the TV is powered on. There is no Verify that the DCP501 is properly connected to the TV as defined in the picture on the TV. “Installation” section. Verify that the TV is set to the appropriate input source (Input1, Input2, etc.). Verify that the DCP501 is set to the appropriate output mode (DVD, CATV, Video1, etc.).

  • Page 123

    Troubleshooting Problem Possible Solution Verify that a disc has been inserted into the DVD tray. The disc does not The disc may be upside down in the tray. Ensure that the disc is inserted with play. the playback side facing down. The player does not support playback of all disc formats (CD-ROM, etc.).

  • Page 124

    Problem Possible Solution Verify that the AM and FM antennas are properly connected, as defined in Radio stations the “Installation” section. cannot be tuned. Adjust antenna location. Verify that the DCP501 is within reception range of the desired station. Indoor antennas may not be adequate to receive AM/FM broadcasts in certain geographical locations.

  • Page 125

    S p e c i f i c a t i o n s D i g i t a l C a b l e R e c e i v e r Clear analog video 64 and 256-QAM demodulator Agile OOB tuner Return Path Standard definition MPEG2...

  • Page 126: Front Panel Inputs, Rear Panel Inputs

    1 1 8 S p e c i f i c a t i o n s D V D / C D P l a y e r DVD/CD Player Playable Disc(s) Dolby Digital Decoder, 6 channels DTS Decoder CD play programming Plays MP3-encoded discs Audio Dynamic Range...

  • Page 127: Specifications, Digital Cable Receiver, Rear Panel Outputs

    S p e c i f i c a t i o n s DigiCipher Conditional Access Macrovision Anti-copy Protection Motorola TVPass Card Supports DCT2000 applications such as electronic program guide and other interactive services as made available by the local cable service provider.

  • Page 128: Tv Setup Codes

    T V a n d V C R S e t u p C o d e s You can set up your remote control for your TV and VCR by consulting the tables below. Note that you only need to set up your remote control for your TV, VCR 1 and VCR 2 (if applicable). For instructions on programming, verifying and finding setup codes for your remote control, see Remote Control in the “Overview”...

  • Page 129

    1 2 2 T V a n d V C R S e t u p C o d e s M a n u f a c t u re r T V Set u p Co d e Curtis Mathes 0016, 0030, 0047, 0051, 0054, 0056, 0060, 0093, 0145, 0154, 0166, 0451, 0466, 0747, 1147, 1347...

  • Page 130

    Megatron 0145, 0178 Memorex 0016, 0056, 0150, 0154, 0178, 0179, 0250, 0463 Midland 0017, 0047, 0051, 0747 Minutz 0021 Mitsubishi 0019, 0093, 0150, 0178 Motorola 0093 Multitech 0180 0156, 0166, 0178 0019, 0030, 0056 0092 Nikko 0030, 0092, 0178 Onwa...

  • Page 131: Tv Setup Codes

    1 2 4 T V a n d V C R S e t u p C o d e s M a n u f a c t u re r T V Set u p Co d e 0019, 0180 Sampo 0030...

  • Page 132: Vcr Setup Codes

    M a n u f a c t u re r T V Set u p Co d e White Westinghouse 0463, 0623, 0624 Yamaha 0019, 0030 Zenith 0016, 0017, 0092, 0463, 0624 VCR Setup Codes M a n u f a c t u re r VCR Set u p Co d e Admiral 0048, 0209...

  • Page 133

    1 2 6 T V a n d V C R S e t u p C o d e s M a n u f a c t u re r VCR Set u p Co d e Fisher 0047, 0104 Fuji 0033, 0035...

  • Page 134

    M a n u f a c t u re r VCR Set u p Co d e Mitsubishi 0043, 0048, 0067 Motorola 0035, 0048 Multitech 0000, 0072 0038, 0041, 0067, 0104 Nikko 0037 Noblex 0240 Olympus 0035 Optimus 0037, 0048, 0104, 0162, 0432, 0454, 1048, 1062, 1162, 1262...

  • Page 135: Vcr Setup Codes

    1 2 8 T V a n d V C R S e t u p C o d e s M a n u f a c t u re r VCR Set u p Co d e Scott 0043, 0045, 0121, 0184 Sears 0000, 0035, 0037, 0042, 0046, 0047, 0104...

  • Page 136: Language Codes

    L a n g u a g e C o d e s The DVD menu language codes are included in the table below. For information on setting up your DVD language, see DVD Setup in the “Operations” section. Don’t forget to press on the remote after you enter the code.

  • Page 137

    1 3 0 L a n g u a g e C o d e s L a n g u a g e C o d e Faroese 7079 Fiji 7074 Finnish 7073 French 7082 Frisian 7089 Galician 7176 Georgian 7565 German...

  • Page 138

    A b b r e v i a t i o n s a n d A c r o n y m s Audio/Video Amplitude Modulation CATV Cable TV Compact Disc Customer Service Representative Digital Audio Tape Digital Convergence Platform DCT 2000 Digital Consumer Terminal 2000 Digital Theater Systems.

  • Page 139

    1 3 2 A b b r e v i a t i o n s a n d A c r o n y m s on-screen display program clock reference packet identifier Pay-Per-View quadrature amplitude modulation QPSK quadrature phase shift keying Remote Control Unit Return for Service Authorization SPDIF...

  • Page 140

    N O T E ! The clear protective film on the DCP display must be removed and placed in the space below. The Unit Address and Serial Number found on the protective film is required for activation of your DCP cable TV receiver by your cable TV service provider.

  • Page 141

    499892-001 MGBI 07/02...

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