U S E R G U I D E DCH70 Standard-Definition All-Digital Cable Receiver DCH70 POWER MESSAGE...
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IMPORTANT SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS • Be sure to follow these requirements during transportation and installation. • The plug is the main disconnect device. It shall remain readily accessible and operable. During Transportation to the Subscriber Home • Transport the cable terminal in its shipping box or an equally padded container.
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CONTENTS CONTENTS 1 Introduction ...1 Front Panel ...2 Rear Panel...3 2 Operation ...4 Turning Power On and Off...4 Changing Channels ...4 Adjusting the Volume...4 Interactive Program Guide ...4 M-Card™ ...5 3 Connecting Your DCH receiver...6 Connecting Your DCH Receiver to an A/V Receiver (Audio Only) ...7 Video Connection Options ...8 Connecting Your DCH Receiver to a Standard-Definition Stereo TV...9...
1 INTRODUCTION 1 INTRODUCTION Congratulations on receiving a Motorola DCH70 Standard- Definition All-Digital Cable Receiver. This User Guide introduces you to the product’s basic features, outlines important safeguards, and provides several options for integrating this component into your current entertainment system.
1 INTRODUCTION Front Panel Power Indicator — Lit when the unit is powered ON, unlit when unit is Message Indicator* — Lit when a new message is waiting to be read, unlit otherwise IR remote sensor — communicates with the remote control. *The availability of certain features is dependent upon application support.
1 INTRODUCTION Rear Panel RF In — Connects to cable signal from your service provider RF Out — Ch 3/4 modulated audio/video (SDTV) to TV or VCR Video — Composite video (SDTV) outputs Audio Out — Composite audio outputs Serial — Service only Power supply connector M-Card —...
2 OPERATION 2 OPERATION Turning Power On and Off Press POWER receiver on or off (standby). When using the remote control, be sure it is in cable mode by pressing before pressing Changing Channels You can change channels in three ways: •...
2 OPERATION the interactive program guide instruction manual for detailed instructions. M-Card™ The M-Card is required to view cable television programs, previously recorded programs on the DVR, or interactive on-demand programs. The M-Card should not be removed.
3 CONNECTING YOUR DCH RECEIVER 3 CONNECTING YOUR DCH RECEIVER Instructions and diagrams are included for the following connections: • A/V receiver (audio only) • Stereo standard-definition TV (SDTV) (audio and video) • Stereo SDTV and stereo VCR (audio and video) •...
3 CONNECTING YOUR DCH RECEIVER Video Connection Options The DCH receiver offers several different video connection options. Composite video and RF coaxial connections allow you to view standard-definition TV programming. To determine whether your TV features RF coaxial or composite video, check the manual supplied with your TV. Use the guidelines below to determine the best video connection for your home entertainment system.
4 RECORDING YOUR CONNECTIONS 4 RECORDING YOUR CONNECTIONS Use the following 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 DCH receiver before connecting or changing cable connections.
5 TROUBLESHOOTING 5 TROUBLESHOOTING Before calling your cable provider, review this troubleshooting guide. Problem Possible Solutions The DCH receiver will not power on. The remote control does not work. • The DCH receiver may have received a software update and may not power on while the new software is being installed.
5 TROUBLESHOOTING Problem There is no audio when viewing cable channels. There is no video on the TV screen. No closed captions display. There are black bars to the right and left of the picture. There are black bars above and below the picture.
4:3 TV. Because this is part of the broadcast, the DCH70 cannot correct the video. You may be able to minimize the border using the zoom feature on the TV.
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