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Nokia 1500S User Manual

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  • Page 1 User Guide...
  • Page 3: Quick Guide

    Quick guide Satellite dish The satellite dish must have an unobstructed path to the satel- lites. Install the satellite dish according to the instructions. If you already have a satellite dish installed, note that you will need a Universal LNB which works on the frequencies 10.70- 12.75 GHz to be able to handle digital signals.
  • Page 4: Channel Search

    One antenna/one LNB configuration Select this alternative if you have one (1) LNB mounted on the antenna. • Press opt to view the predefined channel. LNB type Select the correct LNB type for your configuration. The most common values, including Universal LNB, can be selected using the cursor left/cursor right button. LNB offset voltage If the cable from the antenna is very long, the voltage at the LNB could be too low to change the polarisation.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    The “Control” and the “Settings” folders 20 Control folder ☛ User pref Nokia, Nokia Connecting People and Navi Bars are registered trademarks of Nokia Corporation. Other product names mentioned herein may be tradenames of their respective owners. Nokia operates a policy of continuous development. Therefore we reserve the right to make changes and improvements to any of the products described in this manual without any prior notice.
  • Page 6: Software End-User License

    Nokia Corporation, Nokia Home Communications (“Nokia”). The Agreement authorizes You to use the Soft- ware specified in Clause 1 below and which is included in this Nokia digital TV receiver. This is an agreement on end-user rights and not an agreement concerning sale.
  • Page 7 Nothing contained in this Agreement shall prejudice the statutory rights of any party dealing as a consumer. Nokia is acting on behalf of its employees and licen- sors or affiliates for the purpose of disclaiming, exclud- ing, and/or restricting obligations, and liability as pro- vided in this clause 7, but in no other respects and for no other purpose.
  • Page 8: General Information

    • Do not allow the unit to be exposed to hot, cold or humid conditions. • Service should only be carried out at a Nokia Authorised Service Centre. • Please note that the only way to completely isolate the Mediamaster from the...
  • Page 9: Remote Control

    Remote control This section describes how to operate the Mediamaster using the buttons on the remote control. The standby button has double functionalitys. One function is performed if you gently press the button once and the other function is performed if you hold the button down for a few seconds.
  • Page 10: Front And Rear Panel

    FRONT AND REAR PANEL Front panel Function Standby Locked to channel Remote control feedback SW download Error Rear panel digital audio S/PDIF digital out- put for connection to a HiFi system mains lead audio L R 110-240 V AC RCA connectors Stereo outputs for connection to a HiFi system...
  • Page 11: Installation Of The Mediamaster

    Installation of the Mediamaster The Mediamaster box should contain the following items: • the Mediamaster • a remote control with 2 AAA batteries • a SCART cable (fully connected 1.0 metre) • a mains cable • an owner’s manual with the software license agreement About the SCART sockets The rear panel of the Mediamaster contains 2 SCART sockets (see diagram).
  • Page 12: Connecting To The Tv

    • Connect the TV aerial to the RF input socket on the analogue receiver. In order to switch the signal from the dish between the analogue and digital re- ceivers, you will need a Nokia smart switch (at A B in the diagram) or a Univer- sal Twin LNB.
  • Page 13: Connecting A Hifi System

    Installation of the Mediamaster Connecting a HiFi system • Connect an RCA stereo cable from the AUDIO L R sockets on the Mediamaster to the LINE, AUX, SPARE or EXTRA input sockets on your HiFi system. • If available, you can connect a single RCA cable from the DIGITAL AUDIO socket on the Mediamaster to a HiFi system that is equipped with digital audio input.
  • Page 14: First Time Installation

    First time installation General information Once you have correctly connected the Mediamaster, you will also have to perform a “First-time installation.” During this procedure, helpful information is displayed at the bottom of the menus. Please note! The select button always confirms a selection within these menus, and pressing it will take you to the next step in the installation process.
  • Page 15: One Antenna/One Lnb Configuration

    First time installation One antenna/one LNB configuration Select this alternative if you have one (1) LNB mounted on the antenna. • Press opt to view the predefined channel. LNB type Select the correct LNB for your configuration. The most common values, includ- ing Universal LNB, can be selected using the cursor left/cursor right button.
  • Page 16 First time installation Typical connection of a two-way DiSEqC switch: • Connect the cable from the LNB that is intended for channels from the ASTRA satellite (or THOR) to the connector marked LNB 1 (A) on the switch. • Connect the cable from the HOTBIRD satellite (or SIRIUS) to the connec- tor marked LNB 2 (B).
  • Page 17: Motor Antenna Configuration

    • From the “Antenna/Satellite selection” menu select option 3 “Motor Antenna Configuration” and press select. Type of motor • Select SATSCAN (ASTRA) if you have a Nokia SatScan motor. • Select DiSEqC (Hotbird) if the motor that you have is controlled by DiSEqC com- mands.
  • Page 18: Channel Search

    First time installation Remove limits If you need to remove the limits. When you activate this command, the motor will turn itself to the 0° (Zero) posi- tion. However, the next time you select a channel, the motor will turn to its proper position.
  • Page 19: Channel Search In Progress

    First time installation Advanced manual search The information that must be entered in this menu is available in satellite TV maga- zines or on the Internet. You can use this menu if you are looking for some “special” channels (i.e. non- DVB standard channels) which can only be found when you have entered the nec- essary settings here.
  • Page 20: Navi Bars

    Navi Bars General information • Press select to open the Navi Bars. The Navi Bars is used for selecting TV/Radio channels and changing system set- tings. The horizontal row contains folders, for example, Astra, Settings and so on. Their names are shown in black text at the bottom of each folder. Each folder contains bookmarks.
  • Page 21: Control Folder ☛ User Pref

    Navi Bars ☛ Control folder User preferences Banner time-out When you switch channels, an information banner will be shown for a few sec- onds. You can select the length of time that the banner will be shown. Volume bar Select whether or not you want the volume bar to appear on the screen when you change the volume.
  • Page 22 Navi Bars Important information about editing channels Before you start, you must select the list you want to edit. If you are watching TV and press select and then choose Edit channels, you can only edit TV channels. If you are listening to radio channels you can only edit radio channels. After selecting the satellite specific TV or radio, use the cursor left/cursor right button to select the name of the list that you want to edit.
  • Page 23 Navi Bars Delete list If you want to delete a Favourite list, select the list using the cursor left/cursor right button and press select. Rename list You can give an existing list a new name by following the instructions in the “How to give a specific name”...
  • Page 24: Control Folder Edit Satellites

    Navi Bars Lock channels To open this menu, you will be asked to enter your access code. The access code is set to 1234 at the factory. You can lock (and later unlock) channels on any of the lists in order to prevent, for example, your children from watching.
  • Page 25 Navi Bars • You can adjust the dish using channel preview if PID information has been en- tered. • Press select to start the channel search. • When you get the message on the screen that ”you have found X new TV-chan- nels and X new radio channels”, press select to save the new channels.
  • Page 26: Control Folder Timer

    Navi Bars ☛ Control folder Timer General You can program the Mediamaster to switch on and off at predefined times. The timer function is very useful when you want to record a programme and you are unable to start/stop the recording event yourself, or when you just want to be reminded of the start of a programme that you do not want to miss.
  • Page 27: Settings Folder Antenna

    Please refer to page 19. Update channels via a PC On the Nokia web site ( you can download a Windows™ software for updating the channel lists via the serial port. The serial port connector can be found on the back of the Mediamaster (see page 10) .
  • Page 28: Settings Folder ☛ Access Ctrl

    Navi Bars Picture format If you have a TV set with a 4:3 picture format and the transmission is 16:9, you can select “Fullscreen” or “Letterbox”. Fullscreen will fill the screen but some information on the left and right sides will be cut off.
  • Page 29: Settings Folder Sw (Software) Update

    New software may include new or improved fea- tures for existing menus. Please check for the latest updates for your receiver at Nokia’s website ( Enter this menu to check if a new software version is available.
  • Page 30: Viewing Mode

    Viewing Mode General information The following describes the basic functions of your Mediamaster that can be used while watching satellite TV or listening to satellite radio. Some of the functions described here are dependent on the Service Provider and can only be used if they are included in the transmitted programme in- formation.
  • Page 31: Extended Programme Information

    Viewing Mode Extended programme information The Mediamaster can display information about programmes that are currently be- ing broadcasted as well as those that will be broadcast next. This procedure is the same for both TV and radio mode. By pressing info while watching TV the “Programme information” banner will appear.
  • Page 32: External Equipment

    Viewing Mode External equipment Use the 0 (zero) button to toggle between the Mediamaster and any external equipment connected to the AUX Scart, e.g. a video recorder or a satellite receiver. Teletext Pressing txt will open a teletext page (if teletext is transmitted on that channel.) Select teletext pages using the numeric buttons on the remote control.
  • Page 33: Glossary Of Terms

    Glossary of terms AC-3 A multichannel digital audio encoding system. Access control A feature that allows parents to ”lock” programmes that they consider to be unsuitable for children. A ”locked” channel or programme can only be ”unlocked” using the special access code. Access code A four-digit code stored in the Mediamaster.
  • Page 34: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Problem The LED on the front panel does not light up/is not lit. The left-hand LED is red No sound or picture. No sound or picture on the horizon- tal modulated transponder. Bad picture/blocking error. There is no Welcome menu on the screen after you have switched the Mediamaster on for the first time.
  • Page 35: Technical Specifications

    Technical specifications Transmission standards DVB, MPEG 2 LNB / Tuner input Connector 1x F-type (LNB) RF input frequency 950-2150 MHz RF input power level -20 to -65 dBm Supply voltage 13 /18 V ± 5% Max. current 500 mA, overload protected Control voltage 22 kHz, 0.65 V DiSEqC...
  • Page 36: Menus Screen Structure

    Menu screen structure First time installation Language preferences “First time English Deutsch installation” Français Espanol menu Italiano Nederlands Navi Bars System information Hardware version System software Boot software version Timer setup Timer list Channel list __/__/__ -:- -:- _______ Channel __/__/__ -:- -:- _______ Date __/__/__ -:- -:- _______...
  • Page 38 Nokia is a registered trademark of Nokia Corporation 00000935.00...

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