Motorola HDT101 User Manual

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HDT101
High Definition Tuner

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    User Guide HDT101 High Definition Tuner...

  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 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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    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Outdoor Antenna Grounding If an outside antenna or cable system is connected to the equipment, be sure the antenna or cable system is grounded as to provide some protection against voltage surges and built-up static charges. Article 810 of the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70, provides information with regard to proper grounding of the mast and supporting structure, grounding of the lead-in wire to an antenna discharge unit, size of grounding conductors, location of antenna-discharge unit, connection to grounding electrodes, and requirements for the grounding electrode.

  • Page 4: Regulatory Information, Declaration Of Conformity

    Motorola will not be liable to anyone for the end 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 which may cause injury damage to persons or property.

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    (such as translation, transformation or adaptation) without written permission from Motorola, Inc. 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 6: Table Of Contents

    Selecting Favorite Channels... 22 Setting Parental Controls... 23 Changing Your Password ... 25 Setting the HDT101’s Clock for Your Time Zone ... 26 Adding a Channel ... 27 Customizing the On-Screen Menu and i-Banner... 29 CONNECTING OTHER DEVICES TO THE HDT101... 30 Connecting your VCR and Standard TV...

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    REMOTE CONTROL IR INFORMATION... 36 HDT101 ON-SCREEN MENU STRUCTURE ... 37 TROUBLESHOOTING... 38...

  • Page 8: Overview

    OVERVIEW The Motorola HDT101 gives you access to free “over-the-air” digital television signals for your HDTV-ready home entertainment system or HDTV-capable monitor. If you are located in one of the local markets served by over-the-air digital broadcasts, you can start receiving high definition signals with your HDT101 and an antenna*.

  • Page 9: Hdt101 Components, What You'll Need To Get Started

    Component (YPbPr) cables HDT101 User Guide HDT101 Quick Setup Guide What You’ll Need to Get Started To set up your HDT101, you’ll need: A TV antenna, either outdoor or indoor A coaxial cable to attach the antenna to your HDT101...

  • Page 10: Front Panel

    Item Description button Turns the HDT101 off or on. POWER Lights to indicate the HDT101 is turned on. POWER Lights to indicate the signal has been lost for the SIGNAL LOSS channel you are currently viewing. See “Troubleshooting” in the back of this User Guide for...

  • Page 11: Remote Control

    REMOTE CONTROL...

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    ORMAT between the video formats: 480i 480p 720p 1080i Puts the HDT101 in standby mode. To turn the TANDBY HDT101 on, simply press Displays the i-Banner, which provides detailed information about the channel you are currently viewing. Exits the current on-screen menu.

  • Page 13: Installing The Hdt101

    Do not place anything on top of the HDT101, especially other home entertainment components If you wish to connect your HDT101 to your VCR or home theater receiver, see the additional connection diagrams at the back of this manual.

  • Page 14: Connecting Video

    Connecting Video Before connecting your TV to the HDT101, you must determine which type of video connection is accepted by your TV. The HDT101 offers three different video options: Component video (YPbPr) S-Video Composite video High definition video can only be viewed with component video connections.

  • Page 15: Connecting Component Video (ypbpr)

    Component Video Input To connect component video: Connect the component video cable supplied with the HDT101 to the Y, Pb, and Pr connectors on your TV and HDT101. The cables are color-coded to assist you in making the correct connections.

  • Page 16: Connecting S-video Or Composite Video

    S-Video cable INPUT S-VIDEO VIDEO To connect S-Video: Connect an S-Video cable (not supplied) to the your HDT101 and the INPUT S VIDEO If your TV does not offer S-Video, use the composite ( connections. To connect for composite video:...

  • Page 17: Connecting Audio

    AUDIO LEFT AUDIO RIGHT To hook up your audio connections: Connect the stereo audio cable supplied with your HDT101 to the connectors on the HDT101 and the connectors on your TV. Now proceed to the next step—connecting your antenna and power cord.

  • Page 18: Connecting The Antenna And Power Cord

    Connect your antenna’s coaxial cable to the HDT101. Plug the power cord supplied with your HDT101 into the HDT101’s power connector and then plug the cord into a wall outlet. Now that you’ve completed hooking up your HDT101, proceed to “Finding Digital TV Stations in Your Area”...

  • Page 19: Finding Digital Tv Stations In Your Area

    FINDING DIGITAL TV STATIONS IN YOUR AREA After hooking up your HDT101, you need to find the digital TV stations available in your area: Log on to the following website: http://www.antennaweb.org/ Select Choose An Antenna. Enter your address and find the DTV stations airing the EDTV/HDTV signal you can receive.

  • Page 20: Programming Your Hdt101

    PROGRAMMING YOUR HDT101 Before you can start using the HDT101, you need to program it with the station numbers of the over-the-air digital TV stations available in your area. This can be done by simply running auto scan from the HDT101’s on-screen menu.

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    If you wish to change your password, see “Changing Your Password” on page 25. Highlight Auto Scan and press The HDT101 starts scanning from Channels 2 to 69. The entire scan will take about four minutes. An indicator is displayed showing the scan’s progress:...

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    As each digital TV signal is scanned, you’ll see the signal’s channel number and program name displayed on the Program List: The auto scan will end on channel 69. Press to return to the main menu. EXIT Press again to exit the main menu and start enjoying digital TV EXIT programs! If the picture displayed on your TV is too small, press the...

  • Page 23: Operation, Using The I-banner To View Program Information

    OPERATION Once your HDT101 is hooked up to your antenna and TV and you’ve added your TV channels, you can enjoy digital over-the-air TV programs. Simply use the remote control supplied with your HDT101 to change channels, view program information, and navigate the on-screen menus.

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    The i-Banner provides the following information about the channel you are viewing: Current Channel Number Network Name Program Name (if provided by the local TV network) Current Local Time (as provided by the local TV network) Date Signal Level and Quality To view extended program information about the channel you are currently viewing, press again (with the i-Banner still displayed on...

  • Page 25: Using Closed Captions, Advanced Closed Captions

    Using Closed Captions To turn on closed captions: Press on your remote control to display the Closed Captions Settings. Using the keys, highlight CC1 to select primary closed captions (in English) or highlight CC2 to select secondary closed captions (in an alternate language). Press SELECT Advanced Closed Captions...

  • Page 26: On-screen Menu

    Customize the on-screen menu and i-Banner Instructions for completing the tasks listed above, as well other on-screen menu functions, are included in this section. You can navigate the on-screen menu using the HDT101’s remote control: Press the arrow keys to move up and down the on-screen...

  • Page 27: Selecting Favorite Channels

    Selecting Favorite Channels If there are certain channels you wish to access quickly, you can set them as favorites in the HDT101 on-screen menu. Favorite channels can be quickly accessed from the Favorite Channel List by pressing the remote control.

  • Page 28: Setting Parental Controls

    Setting Parental Controls The HDT101 offers two options for parental controls: V-Chip Channel Lock You can use the V-chip technology to block certain types of programming from being viewed. The V-chip settings are based on the MPAA (Motion Picture Advisory Association) and TV ratings systems.

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    You can lock a specific channel or channels so they cannot be viewed without entering a password. To lock a channel: Press on the remote control. The Menu screen is displayed. MENU Highlight Edit Channel and press displayed. Enter your four-digit password. If you have not yet created your own password, enter the default password: 0000.

  • Page 30: Changing Your Password

    Changing Your Password The default password that is already configured in the HDT101 is 0000. To change the password: Press on the remote control. The Menu screen is displayed. MENU Highlight System and press SELECT Highlight Password and press SELECT Enter the current password or default password.

  • Page 31: Setting The Hdt101's Clock For Your Time Zone

    Setting the HDT101’s Clock for Your Time Zone To change the time zone for the HDT101’s clock: Press on the remote control. The Menu screen is displayed. MENU Highlight Installation and press displayed. Enter your four-digit password. If you have not yet created your own password, enter the default password: 0000.

  • Page 32: Adding A Channel

    Adding a Channel If you wish to add a specific channel to your program list or you have made minor adjustments to your antenna, follow these steps for adding a single channel: Press on the remote control. The Menu screen is displayed. MENU Highlight Installation and press displayed.

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    Press twice to exit the on-screen menu. EXIT If the HDT101 cannot lock on the channel’s signal, a “Time out error” message is displayed. Adjust the antenna’s position and try adding the channel again.

  • Page 34: Customizing The On-screen Menu And I-banner

    Customizing the On-Screen Menu and i-Banner To change the transparency of the on-screen menu so you can still view TV programs while displaying the menu: Press on the remote control. The Menu screen is displayed. MENU Highlight Menu Setup and press displayed.

  • Page 35: Connecting Other Devices To The Hdt101

    CONNECTING OTHER DEVICES TO THE HDT101 RF IN S/PDIF OUT S-VIDEO RS-232 Audio cable INPUT OUTPUT AUDIO VIDEO AUDIO VIDEO HDT101 AUDIO VIDEO DC IN Video cable INPUT VIDEO AUDIO LEFT AUDIO RIGHT...

  • Page 36: Connecting Your Vcr And Standard Tv

    Connecting your VCR and Standard TV Connect the stereo audio cable supplied with the HDT101 to the connectors on the HDT101 and the connectors on the VCR. Connect a video cable to the VIDEO connector on the VCR. INPUT VIDEO If your equipment supports it, S-Video connections may be used in place of the standard composite video connections.

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    CONNECTING OTHER DEVICES TO THE HDT101 RF IN S/PDIF OUT S-VIDEO Coaxial cable Component video cable Stereo VCR INPUT OUTPUT AUDIO VIDEO AUDIO VIDEO Audio cable Video cable AUDIO VIDEO 2 HDT101 AUDIO VIDEO RS-232 DC IN Video cable Stereo TV...

  • Page 38: Connecting Your A/v Receiver, Vcr And High Definition Tv

    INPUT VIDEO and the MONITOR OUTPUT VIDEO To switch between viewing input from your VCR and input from your HDT101, change your TV’s video inputs from the Component input to the Video input. connector on the PDIF OUT connector on the HDT101 and...

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    CONNECTING OTHER DEVICES TO THE HDT101 RF IN S/PDIF OUT S-VIDEO Coaxial cable Stereo VCR INPUT OUTPUT AUDIO VIDEO AUDIO VIDEO Audio cable Video cable AUDIO VIDEO 2 HDT101 AUDIO VIDEO RS-232 DC IN Video cable Stereo TV INPUT COMPONENT...

  • Page 40: Connecting Your A/v Receiver, Vcr And Stereo Tv

    Connect a video cable to the INPUT VIDEO and the MONITOR OUTPUT VIDEO To switch between viewing input from your VCR and input from your HDT101, change your A/V receiver’s video inputs. connector on the HDT101 PDIF OUT ), the left / right PDIF OUT...

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    REMOTE CONTROL IR INFORMATION The HDT101 uses the RC5 IR protocol with the following codes: Remote Control Key Power On Audio Power Standby (Toggle) Mute Info Vol+ Remote Control Key Vol- A. Ratio V. Format List Exit Power Off Select Menu Fav.

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    HDT101 ON-SCREEN MENU STRUCTURE To assist you in navigating the on-screen menu, here is a diagram illustrating the menu paths: MAIN MENU EDIT CHANNEL EDIT CHANNEL INSTALLATION SYSTEM MENU SETUP INSTALLATION MANUAL SCAN AUTO SCAN V-CHIP SETUP CLOCK SETUP SYSTEM...

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    POWER the front panel does power outlet. not light up Press POWER Determine if the HDT101 is in “standby” mode by pressing STANDBY No picture Verify that all cables are connected properly (hand-tighten if necessary). If you are watching TV using your VCR, be sure your VCR is on.

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    Problem Possible Solution After installing the Add the missing channels manually. See “Adding a HDT101 and running Channel” in the On-Screen Menu section. Auto Scan, not all the You may have to reposition your antenna to receive all available channels...

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