Motorola DCT2000 User Manual

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DCT2000
User Guide
CU RSOR
CH AN NEL
MESSAGES
REMOTE
A/B
POWER
POWER
GUIDE
INF O
A/B
MENU
SELECT

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  • Page 1

    DCT2000 User Guide CU RSOR CH AN NEL MESSAGES REMOTE POWER POWER GUIDE INF O MENU SELECT...

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    CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. 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.

  • 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.

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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.

  • Page 5: Regulatory Information, Declaration Of Conformity, Canadian Compliance

    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.

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    This is to avoid damaging the equipment by local lightning strikes and other electrical surges. Copyright © 2001 by Motorola, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of the contents of this book may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means without written permission of the publisher.

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Turning Power On and Off ... 16 Changing Channels... 16 Adjusting the Volume... 16 Electronic Program Guide ... 17 Audio/Video Connections ... 18 Connecting your DCT2000...19 Standard TV Cabling ...19 Standard VCR Cabling ...20 Cabling with RF Bypass ...21 Composite Baseband and S-Video ...22 Composite VCR Cabling...23...

  • Page 8: Introduction

    Demand. Video on Demand is similar to renting a video, including the ability to pause, rewind, and fast-forward. This guide introduces you to the features and operation of the DCT2000. Access to the DCT2000 features is gained through the electronic program guide.

  • Page 9: Front Panel

    INTRODUCTION Front Panel The DCT2000 front panel has 12 keys and an LED display. Use the keys to perform basic functions such as changing channels and powering on and off. Display the current channel or time of day on the LED by changing the default settings in the electronic program guide.

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    INTRODUCTION Item Description Lights if optional switch is activated (see Rear Panel Options) MESSAGES Lights to indicate that a message is present Displays current channel number or time of day Flashes when an error-free signal is received from the remote control REMO TE POWER Lights when the unit is turned on...

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    Selects menu options, Pay-Per-View (PPV) events, and tunes channels from the electronic program guide Manually enables optional modules (a cable-ready TV is required for this function) CHANNEL Changes the channel up and down Turns the DCT2000 on and off POW ER...

  • Page 12: Rear Panel

    INTRODUCTION Rear Panel Before you begin installing the DCT2000 take a moment to become familiar with the rear panel connections. The rear panel connectors are for system cabling, and an AC power cord connects the DCT2000 to an electrical power outlet. For cabling diagrams, see “Connecting Your DCT2000”.

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    A coaxial output to connect the DCT2000 to the TV or VCR. RF IN A coaxial input that is connected to the TO RF IN, see Connecting the DCT2000. TO RF IN A coaxial input that directs the cable signal to other connections on the DCT2000.

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    An S-Video connector sending high quality video to external devices (high-end VCR or TV) that accept S-Video. IR Output An RCA output connecting the optional Infrared (IR) Blaster attachment for your DCT2000. AC power This is a two-plug AC power outlet. The bottom plug is for attaching a power cord. The top plug can be...

  • Page 15: Rear Panel Options

    CONV o ptio n s RF OUT Telc o return PHONE Rear Panel Options There are four rear panel options that can be included on your DCT2000. Item A/B Switch RF Bypass DUAL A/B-RF BYPASS Telco Return Description This contains coaxial input connectors used in a dual cable system and with an A/B box.

  • Page 16: Recording Your Connections

    Disconnect the power from the DCT2000 before connecting or changing cable connections. Do not place another component or object on top of the DCT2000. SWITCHED 105-125V...

  • Page 17: Using The Remote Control

    PAUSE RECORD F.FWD Use the remote control to operate the DCT2000, TV, and VCR. Many of the keys on the remote control share the same function as keys on the front panel. Your remote control may be different from the one illustrated here. The remote control must be programmed for use.

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    USING THE REMOTE CONTROL Item AUX, VCR, CABLE, or TV HELP POWER PAGE ▲ or PAGE▼ EXIT OK/SELECT GUIDE Description Selects the desired device to control (the selected mode remains active until you press another key) Displays the help screen Turns the selected home entertainment component on or off Pages through menu screens and electronic program guide Exits menus and electronic program guide...

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    USING THE REMOTE CONTROL Item VOLUME + or VOLUME - A, B , or C NUMBER KEYS TV/VCR BYPASS ◄ DAY DAY ► STOP, PAUSE, PLAY, REW, RECORD, F.FWD MUTE Description Increases or decreases volume of the currently selected device Functionality is determined by your service provider Directly selects a channel Enables RF bypass function (a cable-ready TV is required for this function)

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    USING THE REMOTE CONTROL Item Description LOCK/PPV Limits viewing of selected programs, and accesses the Pay-Per-View menu (your remote control may only have ; this key performs the same functions) LOCK Displays the current channel and program information (not supported by all applications) INFO MENU Displays the Main menu...

  • Page 21: Installing Batteries

    Slide the battery door closed until it snaps into place. Point the remote control at the DCT2000, and then press DCT2000 does not turn on, check the orientation of the batteries or replace with new batteries. Your remote control may be different from the one illustrated here. Refer to the remote control instruction guide for details on battery installation.

  • Page 22: Basic Operation, Turning Power On And Off, Changing Channels, Adjusting The Volume

    BASIC OPERATION Turning Power On and Off Press on the front panel to turn the DCT2000 on or off. If using the POWER remote control, be sure it is in cable mode by pressing POWER Changing Channels You can change channels in two ways: ▲...

  • Page 23: Electronic Program Guide

    BASIC OPERATION Electronic Program Guide The electronic program guide displays information about TV programs and enables you to access features such as Parental Control or Pay-Per-View. Electronic program guides can vary in look and feel with each service provider. Reference the electronic program guide instruction manual for detailed instructions.

  • Page 24: Audio/video Connections

    For the optical digital output, use an optical (TOSLINK) audio cable. Disconnect power from the DCT2000 before connecting or changing cable connections. Do not place anything on top of the DCT2000, especially other home video components. It is recommended that you use RCA cable specifically designed for digital...

  • Page 25: Connecting Your Dct2000, Standard Tv Cabling

    AUDIO CABLE IN VIDEO OUT S-VIDEO OUT Standard TV Cabling Use 75-ohm coaxial cables to connect your DCT2000 to a TV. This is the SWITCHED 105-125V most common cable connection, and it provides all of the basic features of 60Hz...

  • Page 26: Standard Vcr Cabling

    Pay-Per-View events. You can also view videotapes just as you do now. The illustrated connections will not provide stereo on digital channels. Connect the DCT2000 using RCA baseband connectors to receive stereo on digital channels (illustrated later in this section).

  • Page 27: Cabling With Rf Bypass

    Cabling with RF Bypass This cabling diagram illustrates the RF Bypass module installed on the SWITCHED 105-125V DCT2000. The RF Bypass enables you to view an unscrambled analog 60Hz 4A MAX 500 W M AX channel on a TV while recording another channel through the DCT2000.

  • Page 28: Composite Baseband And S-video

    Composite Baseband and S-Video 60Hz 4A MAX 500 W M AX Connecting the DCT2000 using the baseband RCA type outputs enables you to experience stereo and Dolby Surround available. When connecting the video path, connect either the baseband composite video or S-video to the input device you plan to use.

  • Page 29: Composite Vcr Cabling

    VIDEO IN S-VIDEO IN AUDIO CABLE IN VIDEO OUT S-VIDEO OUT Composite VCR Cabling This diagram illustrates how to connect the DCT2000 to a VCR using the audio connectors on the VCR. SWITCHED 105-12 5V 60Hz 4A MAX 500W M AX When connecting the video path, connect either the baseband composite video or S-video to the input device you plan to use.

  • Page 30: Stereo Cabling Diagram (vcr To Stereo)

    STER EO AUDIO AUDIO Stereo Cabling Diagram (VCR to Stereo) This diagram illustrates how to connect the DCT2000 to a stereo using the audio connectors on the VCR. The VCR sound is played through the stereo. SWITCHED 105-12 5V 60Hz...

  • Page 31: Stereo Cabling Diagram (tv To Stereo)

    CONNECTING YOUR DCT2000 D CT20 00 AUX AUD IO IN SPDIF T V/VCR TO RF IN S-VIDEO VIDEO T V P ass Card CAB LE IN AUDIO OUT AUDIO VIDEO S-VIDEO CABLE IN AUDIO VIDEO S-VIDEO CABLE OUT AUDIO VIDEO IN...

  • Page 32: Baseband With Dolby Digital

    500W M AX If you use the Dolby Digital SPDIF output, you must connect both the left/right baseband audio out from the DCT2000 and the SPDIF ports to the A/V receiver. The SPDIF port does not carry audio for analog.

  • Page 33: Baseband With Dolby Optical Output

    CONNECTING YOUR DCT2000 DCT200 0 AUX AUDIO IN SPDIF TV/VCR TO RF IN Optical SWITCHED S-VIDEO 105-125V 60Hz VIDEO CABLE IN 4A MAX AUDIO OUT 500W MAX C able in Stereo VCR INPUT OUTPUT CABLE/ AUDIO VIDEO AUDIO VIDEO ANTENNA IN...

  • Page 34: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING Before calling your service provider, review the troubleshooting guide. This information is to help you quickly solve a problem. If your problem still exists, contact your service provider. Problem No sound No picture Picture or sound is noisy on one channel Sound from only one stereo speaker Possible Solution Press...

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    Change the batteries in your remote control according to the instructions in the section, “Installing Batteries.” Be sure that nothing is on the DCT2000 or blocking a clear line of sight between it and the remote control. For best audio quality, use the remote control to set the DCT2000 to approximately...

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  • Dan Mar 15, 2016 11:29:
    would like to view electronic program guide
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    Would like access to the electronic program guide