Motorola HDT100 User Manual

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    User Guide HDT100 High Definition Tuner POWER SIGNALLOSS MENU ENTER POWER EXIT...

  • 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

    Using Closed Captions ... 23 ON-SCREEN MENU ... 24 Selecting Favorite Channels... 25 Setting Parental Controls... 26 Changing Your Password ... 28 Setting Up the HDT100’s Clock for Your Time Zone... 29 Adding a Channel ... 30 Customizing the On-Screen Menu and i-Banner... 31...

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    CONNECTING OTHER DEVICES TO THE HDT100... 32 Connecting your VCR and Standard TV... 33 Connecting your A/V Receiver, VCR and High Definition TV ... 35 Connecting your A/V Receiver, VCR and Standard TV ... 37 FINDING DIGITAL TV STATIONS IN YOUR AREA... 38 REMOTE CONTROL IR INFORMATION...

  • Page 8: Overview

    OVERVIEW The Motorola HDT100 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 off-air digital broadcasts, you can start receiving High Definition signals with your HDT100 and an antenna*.

  • Page 9: Hdt100 Components, What You'll Need To Get Started

    Component (YPbPr) cables HDT100 User Guide HDT100 Quick Start Guide What You’ll Need to Get Started To set up your HDT100, you’ll need: A TV antenna, either outdoor or indoor A coaxial cable to attach the antenna to your HDT100...

  • Page 10: Front Panel

    SIGNAL LOSS Item Description Lights to indicate the HDT100 is powered. POWER Lights to indicate the HDT100 has lost the digital SIGNAL LOSS TV signal. Press to exit the on-screen menu. EXIT Press to display the on-screen menu or to select...

  • Page 11: Remote Control

    REMOTE CONTROL...

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    ORMAT between the video formats: 480i 480p 720p 1080i Press to put the HDT100 in standby mode. To turn TANDBY the HDT100 on, simply press Displays the i-Banner, which provides detailed information about the channel you are currently viewing. Press to exit the current on-screen menu.

  • Page 13: Installing The Hdt100

    Do not place anything on top of the HDT100, especially other home entertainment components. If you wish to connect your HDT100 to your VCR or home theater receiver, see the additional connection diagrams at the back of this manual.

  • Page 14: Video Options

    Video Options Before connecting your TV to the HDT100, you must determine which type of video connection to use. The HDT100 offers three different video options: Component video S-Video Video (also referred to as composite video) High definition video can only be viewed with component video connections.

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    INSTALLING THE HDT100 Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. D olby and the double -D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. 100~240V AC 50~60 Hz , 2A RS -232 Component video cable Component Video Input HDT100 VID EO OPTICAL S-VID EO...

  • Page 16: Connecting For Component Video (ypbpr)

    Video or S-Video connections. To connect for component video: Connect the component video cable supplied with the HDT100 to the Y, Pb, and Pr connectors on your TV and HDT100. If component video connections are not available on your TV, use the S-Video connections.

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    INSTALLING THE HDT100 Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. D olby and the double -D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. 100~240V AC 50~60 Hz , 2A RS -232 S-Video cable INPUT S-VIDEO VIDEO HDT100 VIDEO OPTICAL S-VIDEO AN T. IN...

  • Page 18: Connecting For S-video Or Composite Video

    S-Video and composite video do not offer high definition video. To connect for S-Video: Connect an S-Video cable (not supplied) to the your HDT100 and the INPUT S VIDEO If your TV does not offer S-Video, use the composite ( connections.

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    INSTALLING THE HDT100 Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. D olby and the double -D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. 100~240V AC 50~60 Hz , 2A RS -232 INPUT AUDIO LEFT AUDIO RIGHT HDT100 VID EO OPTICAL S-VID EO AN T.

  • Page 20: Audio Connections

    Audio Connections To hook up your audio connections: Connect the stereo audio cable supplied with your HDT100 to the connectors on the HDT100 and the INPUT AUDIO LEFT RIGHT connectors on your TV. Now proceed to the next step—connecting your antenna and power...

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    INSTALLING THE HDT100 Manufactured under license from D olby Laboratories. Dolby and the double -D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. 100~240V AC 50~60 Hz , 2A RS -232 wall outlet HDT100 VIDEO OPTICAL S-VID EO ANT. IN antenna...

  • Page 22: Connecting The Antenna And Power Cord

    Connect your antenna’s coaxial cable to the your HDT100. Plug the power cord supplied with your HDT100 into the HDT100’s power connector and then plug the cord into a wall outlet. Now that you’ve completed hooking up your HDT100, you’re ready to program your HDT100 with over-the-air digital TV stations.

  • Page 23: Auto Scan

    AUTO SCAN Before you can start using the HDT100, 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 HDT100’s on-screen menu.

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    If you wish to change your password, see “Changing Your Password” on page 28. Highlight Auto Scan and press The HDT100 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, use the...

  • Page 26: Operation, Using The I-banner To View Program Information

    OPERATION Once your HDT100 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 HDT100 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 Audio System Current Local Time (as provided by the local TV network) Date and Month Signal Level and Signal Quality To view extended program information about the channel you are currently viewing, press again (with the i-Banner still displayed on INFO...

  • Page 28: Using Closed Captions

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

  • Page 29: On-screen Menu

    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 from the HDT100’s front panel or by using the remote control: Use the ! and "arrow keys to move up and down the on-screen...

  • Page 30: Selecting Favorite Channels

    Selecting Favorite Channels If there are certain channels you wish to access quickly, you can set them as favorites in the HDT100 on-screen menu. Favorite channels can be quickly accessed from the Favorite Channel List by pressing the remote control.

  • Page 31: Setting Parental Controls

    Setting Parental Controls The HDT100 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 and TV ratings systems. Once you set the rating limit in the V-Chip Setup menu, no programming beyond that rating limit can be viewed.

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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 or MENU The Menu screen is displayed. 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 33: Changing Your Password

    Changing Your Password The default password that is already configured in the HDT100 is 0000. To change the password: Press on the remote control or MENU The Menu screen is displayed. Highlight System and press SELECT Highlight Password and press SELECT Enter the current password or default password.

  • Page 34: Setting Up The Hdt100's Clock For Your Time Zone

    Setting Up the HDT100’s Clock for Your Time Zone To change the time zone for the HDT100’s clock: Press on the remote control or MENU The Menu screen is displayed. 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 35: 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 or MENU The Menu screen is displayed. Highlight Installation and press displayed.

  • Page 36: Customizing The On-screen Menu And I-banner

    Press twice to exit the on-screen menu. EXIT If the HDT100 is unable to lock on the channel’s signal, a “Time out error” message is displayed. Adjust the antenna’s position and try adding the channel again. Customizing the On-Screen Menu and i-Banner...

  • Page 37: Connecting Other Devices To The Hdt100

    CONNECTING OTHER DEVICES TO THE HDT100 Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby and the double -D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. 100~240V AC 50~60 Hz , 2A RS -232 INPUT OUTPUT AUDIO VIDEO AUDIO VIDEO HDT100 VIDEO OPTICAL S-VIDEO ANT.

  • Page 38: Connecting Your Vcr And Standard Tv

    Connecting your VCR and Standard TV Connect the stereo audio cable supplied with the HDT100 to the connectors on the HDT100 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 HDT100 Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby and the double -D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. 100~240V AC 50~60 Hz , 2A OPTICAL RS -232 Stereo VCR INPUT OUTPUT AUDIO VIDEO AUDIO VIDEO...

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

    Connecting your A/V Receiver, VCR and High Definition TV Connect the component video cable supplied with the HDT100 to the Y, Pb, and Pr connectors on your TV and HDT100. Connect an optical digital audio cable to the the HDT100 and the input connector on the A/V receiver.

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    CONNECTING OTHER DEVICES TO THE HDT100 Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby and the double -D symbol are trademarks of D olby Laboratories. 100~240V AC 50~60 Hz , 2A OPTICAL RS -232 Optical digital audio cable Stereo VCR INPUT...

  • Page 42: Connecting Your A/v Receiver, Vcr And Standard Tv

    When using the Digital Audio output ( baseband audio connections to the A/V receiver are not needed. connector on OPTICAL connector on the HDT100 and VCR AUDIO OUT R INPUT AUDIO R OUTPUT AUDIO OUT R VCR AUDIO IN R...

  • Page 43: Finding Digital Tv Stations In Your Area

    FINDING DIGITAL TV STATIONS IN YOUR AREA 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. You can also use the AntennaWeb website to get information on choosing the correct antenna type and instructions for positioning the antenna for the DTV station you want to watch.

  • Page 44: Remote Control Ir Information

    REMOTE CONTROL IR INFORMATION The HDT100 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...

  • Page 45: Hdt100 On-screen Menu Structure

    HDT100 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 RESET DATA...

  • Page 46: Troubleshooting

    POWER the front panel does power outlet. not light up Press POWER Determine if the HDT100 is in “standby” mode by pressing STANDBY Check to be sure that all cables are connected No picture 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 HDT100 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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