Motorola DCT6200 Installation Manual

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  • Page 1: Installation Manual

    Installation Manual DCT6200/DCT6208 High Definition Cable Receiver INFO MSGS. MENU GUIDE SMART CARD REMOTE MUTE POWER SELECT VIDEO IN L AUDIO IN R...

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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. Caution These servicing instructions are for use by qualified personnel only. To reduce the risk of electrical shock, do not perform any servicing other than that contained in the Installation and Troubleshooting Instructions unless you are qualified to do so.

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    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 4: Table Of Contents

    Installing the Optional IR Blaster ............................3-9 Locating the IR Receiver on the VCR..........................3-9 Connecting the IR Blaster ............................3-10 Checking the IR Blaster..............................3-10 Data Device Connections ..............................3-11 Boot Cycle .................................... 3-12 Boot Cycle Error Codes ............................... 3-13 DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    In-Band (IB) Diagnostic..............................4-12 MODE....................................4-13 CARRIER LOCK ................................4-13 DATA.....................................4-13 Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR) ............................4-14 Automatic Gain Control (AGC) .............................4-14 5 SECOND ERROR COUNTS ............................4-14 d05 Unit Address ..................................4-15 TVPC INSTALLED.................................4-16 UNIT ADDRESS................................4-16 OOB ADDRESSES ................................4-17 Multicast 16 Addresses............................4-17 MAC ADDRESSES ................................4-17 DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    OBJECT NAME / VERSION ........................... 4-27 STATUS ................................4-28 SEGS / TIME................................. 4-28 d09 Memory Configuration..............................4-29 MEMORY CONFIGURATION............................4-29 d10 Keypad - LED ................................. 4-29 Front-Panel Keypad Diagnostic ........................... 4-29 d11 Interface Status................................4-30 INTERFACE STATUS..............................4-31 DVI PORT..................................4-31 DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Hard Disk Drive Status..............................4-39 NUMBER OF INSTALLED DRIVES..........................4-39 DRIVE NUMBER................................4-39 MODEL NUMBER................................4-39 LOCATION ..................................4-39 TYPE .....................................4-40 TOTAL SIZE ..................................4-40 d15 Interactive Info ................................4-41 IP ADDRESS .................................4-41 UPM ....................................4-42 UPSTREAM ID................................4-42 DOWNSTREAM ID.................................4-42 STATE...................................4-42 MAC ABORT COUNTER..............................4-43 SOCKET PORT STATE ..............................4-43 DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Figure 4-8 RF upstream modem - LED ..........................4-23 Figure 4-9 CODE MODULES - LED ............................4-26 Figure 4-10 Character format display - OSD ........................4-29 Figure 4-11 Sample INTERACTIVE INFO LED ........................4-41 Figure B-1 Connection record .............................. B-1 DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Table 4-25 Purchase indicators – OSD and LED .........................4-21 Table 4-26 PREVIEW mode indicators – OSD and LED.......................4-21 Table 4-27 MPEG VIDEO LOCK............................4-21 Table 4-28 MPEG AUDIO LOCK values..........................4-21 Table 4-29 PCR LOCK values...............................4-22 Table 4-30 RF upstream modem............................4-23 Table 4-31 CODE MODULES - OSD............................4-25 DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 10: Table Of Contents

    Table 4-34 INTERFACE STATUS – OSD – Pages 1 and 2....................4-30 Table 4-35 USER SETTING STATUS – OSD......................... 4-32 Table 4-36 PVR STATUS - OSD............................4-37 Table 4-37 HARD DISK DRIVE STATUS – OSD ........................4-39 Table 4-38 INTERACTIVE INFO - OSD ..........................4-41 DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 11: Figure 1-1 Dct* Front And Rear Views

    The DCT6200 is a high-end digital set-top with HD decode capabilities. The DCT6208 offers the same capabilities as the DCT6200 with an added internal 80 GB hard disk drive and DVR functionality. The DVR offers the ability to pause and time shift live video and allows a seamless experience for recording from the resident electronic programming guide (EPG).

  • Page 12: Standard Features

    Introduction Standard Features The Motorola DCT* offers the following standard features: Two tuners up to 860 MHz ITU standard 64/256 QAM/FEC/enhanced adaptive equalizer Clear analog channel processor with BTSC decoder MPEG—2 main profile ® high level video processor  ...

  • Page 13: High Definition Video

    The DCT6208 is fully equipped with an integrated 80 GB hard drive to support DVR functionality. The DCT6200 series also features a 1394 Firewire digital interface that will in the future enable external hard-drive expansion for increased storage or connection to future networked video devices.

  • Page 14: Specifications

    Acronyms Related Documentation The following documentation may be helpful when operating the DCT*: DCT6200/DCT6208 User Guide User documentation for the remote control, audio receiver, TV, and other components Separate instruction manuals are available for associated components. Document Conventions...

  • Page 15: If You Need Help

    Introduction If You Need Help If you need assistance while working with the DCT*, contact the Motorola Technical Response Center (TRC): Inside the U.S.: 1-888-944-HELP (1-888-944-4357) Outside the U.S.: 215-323-0044 Online: http://broadband.motorola.com/noflash/websupport.html. The TRC is open from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM Eastern Time, Monday through Friday and 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time, Saturday.

  • Page 16: Calling For Repairs

    Introduction Calling for Repairs If repair is necessary, call the Motorola Repair Facility at 1-800-227-0450 for a Return for Service Authorization (RSA) number before sending the unit. The RSA number must be prominently displayed on all equipment cartons. The Repair Facility is open from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central Time, Monday through Friday.

  • Page 17

    Supports Ethernet and Universal Serial Bus (USB) for home networking applications (future capability) Is adaptable to various software platforms In this Installation Manual, DCT* refers to both the DCT6200 and DCT6208 High Definition Cable Receivers. DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 18: Triple Tuner

    VCR, camcorder, VIDEO IN or other video device. VID EO IN This audio input connector pair accepts audio from a VCR, camcorder, or other audio device. L AUDIO IN R DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 19

    Selects menu options, pay-per-view events or programs from the SELEC T program guide. Displays the program guide. GUID E Changes the channels by moving up or down. * These connectors are not enabled and require the support of the application software. DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 20: Rear Panel

    Mini phono jack enabling the DCT* to control a VCR using an optional low power IR Blaster transmitter (not all electronic program guides support this feature). The Universal Serial Bus (USB) supports such devices as keyboards, joysticks, scanners, disk storage, PCs, printers, and digital cameras. DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

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    Digital 5.1 audio or PCM audio. OPTICAL SPDIF IEEE 1394 connector for connecting to audio and video devices such as a DTV. IEEE 1394 * These connectors are not enabled and require the support of the application software. DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 22: Important Safety Considerations

    Installation This section provides instructions for cabling the DCT* and checking its operation. The cabling diagrams assist you with the installation. In this Installation Manual, DCT* refers to both the DCT6200 and DCT6208 High Definition Cable Receivers. Important Safety Considerations When transporting or installing the DCT*, follow these important safety considerations: Handle DCT*s carefully –...

  • Page 23: Installation Overview

    Perform the operational check for the remote control. Optimize the high definition settings. See “Optimizing the High Definition Settings” in this section. Verify that the appropriate configuration information has been downloaded using the addressable controller, such as the DAC 6000. DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 24: Cabling The Dct* To An Hdtv

    Cabling to an HDTV Component video connection connection DCT6200/DCT6208 VIDEO ETHERNET SPDIF AUDIO I N TV/VCR IEEE 1394 DVI-D OUT S-VIDEO CABLE AUDIO OUT OPTICAL Pass Card SPDIF either / or HDTV Component Video Input DVI-HDTV CABLE/ ANTENNA IN DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 25: Audio/video Cabling

    DVD player, a secondary VCR, a CD player, or other electronic component. We recommend connecting the TV to the monitor output so on-screen menus for the receiver can be displayed. (In many cases the receivers themselves have interactive on-screen menus). DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 26: Cabling The Dct* To An Hdtv And Audio/video Receiver

    SPDIF connections. Otherwise, do not connect both the baseband left/right RCA connections and the RCA SPDIF digital connection. The baseband connections are not necessary because the SPDIF port carries audio for both digital and analog channels providing for a single audio interface. DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 27: Cabling The Dct* To A Standard Definition Tv And Audio/video Receiver

    AUDIO RIGHT Because some entertainment equipment cannot simultaneously support baseband composite video and S-Video, never simultaneously connect both video inputs. This connection method does not support HDTV. For more information, see “Cabling the DCT* to an HDTV.” DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 28: Cabling The Dct* To A Standard Definition Tv And Audio Receiver

    OUTPUT COAX SPEAKER AUDIO IN CONNECTORS AUDIO VIDEO S-VIDEO AUDIO VIDEO S-VIDEO CABLE OPTICAL AUDIO OUT The video connections shown in this illustration do not support HDTV. For more information, see “Cabling the DCT* to an HDTV.” DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 29: Cabling The Optional Rf Bypass Switch

    The DCT* RF output does not carry stereo for digital channels. All VCR recordings made using this connection will be in mono for digital channels. The video connections shown in this illustration do not support HDTV. For more information, see “Cabling the DCT* to an HDTV.” DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 30: Installing The Optional Ir Blaster

    Because the IR Blaster radiates in an area approximately 40 degrees wide, you do not need to be precisely on target with the receiver. You may prefer to offset the location of the IR Blaster transmitter so that it is less likely to interfere with operation of the VCR remote control. DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 31: Connecting The Ir Blaster

    The IR Blaster is now located near the receiver and the VCR can be controlled through the DCT*. As a final check, operate the VCR using the remote control from various positions in the room. If the IR Blaster is obstructing the IR receiver on the VCR, move it slightly. DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 32: Data Device Connections

    Sample data devices you can connect to the DCT* PRINTER VIDEO ETHERNET SPDIF AUDIO I N IEEE 1394 SWITCHED TV/VCR DVI-D OUT S-VIDEO 105-125V 60Hz CABLE AUDIO OUT 4A MAX OPTICAL 500W MAX Pass Card SPDIF Home Ethernet Network devices DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 33: Boot Cycle

    If all the segments are retrieved in the first pass, the EF, AU and FP messages are displayed on the LED. If segments are dropped, the progress indicator appears to stall and then inch forward after the dropped segments are retired. DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 34: Boot Cycle Error Codes

    Reset within two minutes of a complete No action required software object download because DCT* repeats software object download process SUDB recreation After plugging the DCT* into an electrical None Eb 10 outlet to begin the boot cycle DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 35: Operational Check For The Remote Control

    + or - on the remote control to increase the volume to its upper limit, VOLUME lowest level, and to a comfortable level. Press to turn the sound off. Press again to restore the sound. MUTE MUTE If the DCT* does not operate properly, refer to Section 5, “Troubleshooting”. DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 36: Optimizing The High-definition Settings

    If the on-screen menu does not display on the HDTV screen, the TV may be off or it may not support the default video output setting. Use the DCT* front panel LED to view and change the settings. DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 37

    Sets the background opacity for closed captions. Defaults to AUTO. Options are AUTO, Background TRANSPARENT, TRANSLUCENT, SOLID, or FLASHING. Opacity Sets the service for closed captions. Defaults to AUTO. Options are AUTO, PRIMARY Service LANGUAGE, SECONDARY LANGUAGE, 3, 4, 5, or 6. Selection DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 38: Graphics Overlaying The Video

    (DVI or YPrPb) programming and standard-definition (4:3) programming. If the 4:3 Override is set to 480i and the subscriber tunes to a 4:3 standard channel, the DCT* displays graphics overlays on all outputs even if the DVI or YPrPb Output Mode is 1080i, 720p, or 480p. DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 39: Accessing Diagnostics

    All signal-level and quality indicators are based on a 1% to 100% scale, unless otherwise noted. All sample displays are illustrative; actual data may differ from the examples. In this Installation Manual, DCT* refers to both the DCT6200 and DCT6208 High Definition Cable Receivers. Accessing Diagnostics You can run the base platform software or Thin Client software to access the DCT* diagnostics.

  • Page 40: Figure 4-1 Main Menu Diagnostic - Led

    USER SETTING STATUS PVR STATUS HDD STATUS INTERACTIVE INFO EXIT Figure 4-1 is an example of the LED for the main menu selected diagnostic: Figure 4-1 Main menu diagnostic - LED MUTE MUTE Selected diagnostic from main menu DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 41: D01 General Status

    PLATFORM ID: 0256 FAMILY ID: 0000 MODEL ID: 0087 REMOD CHANNEL: SETTOP TIME: xxxxxxxxxx GPS Figure 4-2 is an example of a GENERAL STATUS diagnostic LED: Figure 4-2 General status - LED MUTE MUTE Environment Error code code DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 42: Error Codes

    ROM ID. FAMILY ID The FAMILY ID indicates DCT*’s manufacturer and product family. It is displayed in hexadecimal format. MODEL ID The MODEL ID is the model of the set-top terminal. It is displayed in hexadecimal format. DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 43: Remod Channel

    DCT* to the subscriber’s television set. SETTOP TIME The SETTOP TIME is current OOB set-top time displayed in Global Positioning System (GPS) seconds from Jan 6, 1980. SETTOP TIME is an integer value ranging from 0 to 4294967295. DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 44: D02 Purchase Status

    Indicates the number of purchases in the DCT* remaining to be polled. The number of purchases can range from 0 to 63 decimal. UNACK Indicates the number of reports that have not been acknowledged by the controller. The number is displayed in decimal format. DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 45: Last Seq Num

    IPPV status is enabled. Table 4-5 lists the IPPV Status indicators for OSD and LED: Table 4-5 IPPV status indicators – OSD and LED OSD Display LED Indicator Definition ENABLED IPPV Enabled DISABLED IPPV Disabled DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 46: D03 Out-of-band (oob) Diagnostic

    5 seconds while viewing the diagnostic. Table 4-6 OOB status - OSD OOB DIAGNOSTIC OOB FREQUENCY: 075.25 CARRIER LOCK: DATA: EMM DATA: SNR: 22.1 dB GOOD AGC: 23 % FAIR EMM PROVIDER ID: 0x0400 EMM PID: 0x0403 NETWORK PID: 0x0003 DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 47: Oob Frequency

    Displays the center frequency of the DCT* OOB tuner. The frequency range is 70 to 130 MHz. OOB CARRIER LOCK Indicates if the OOB receiver is locked to the carrier: Table 4-7 CARRIER LOCK indicators – OSD and LED OSD Display LED Display Definition Carrier locked Carrier unlocked DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 48: Oob Data

    Table 4-10 SNR indicators - OSD Indicator Meaning GOOD Good value FAIR Marginal signal level, check the signal POOR Unusable signal INVALID SNR value not valid This field is only valid when carrier lock has been established. DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 49: Oob Automatic Gain Control (agc)

    Displays the PID stream the DCT* tunes to for EMM data. This value is displayed in hexadecimal format. NETWORK PID The DCT* is tuned to the NETWORK PID to receive network messages. This value is displayed in hexadecimal format. DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 50: D04 In-band (ib) Diagnostic

    The display information is updated every 5 seconds when viewing the diagnostic. Figure 4-5 illustrates the LED display: Figure 4-5 IN-BAND DIAGNOSTIC - LED Data activity indicator MUTE MUTE IB diagnostic Carrier lock indicator indicator (L for locked, U for not locked) DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 51: Mode

    Table 4-15 In-Band DATA indicators – OSD and LED OSD Display LED Indicator Definition IB Data detected within last 5 seconds IB Data not detected within last 5 seconds DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 52: Signal-to-noise Ratio (snr)

    5 seconds and is reset each time the DCT* is power cycled or another digital multiplex is tuned. The count is shown in decimal format and the maximum value is 9999. The maximum value displayed is 9999 even if the number of errors exceeds 9999. DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 53: D05 Unit Address

    POLL DWLD The information on the OSD and LED updates every 5 seconds while the diagnostic displays. After each OSD update, the six datastreams cycle and a different datastream (nnnn) value with Multicast 16 Addresses is displayed. DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 54: Tvpc Installed

    Indicates the unit address or physical address of the DCT* set-top terminal. The UNIT ADDRESS is unique and displayed in decimal format. Figure 4-6 illustrates the LED display of a unit address: Figure 4-6 UNIT ADDRESS - LED MUTE MUTE MUTE MUTE MUTE DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 55: Oob Addresses

    Messages not matching the multicast address are discarded. MAC ADDRESSES The MAC addresses are stored in Protected Flash and displayed in hexadecimal format. MAC addresses are assigned to the DOCSIS, Ethernet, 1394, USB, and set-top. DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 56: D06 Current Channel Status

    PICTURE CARRIER 077.2500 MHz AUTHORIZED: PURCHASABLE: PURCHASED: PREVIEW: Table 4-21 Digital CURRENT CHANNEL STATUS - OSD CURRENT CHANNEL STATUS TYPE: DIGITAL 0xbb INBAND FREQUENCY: 199.2500 MHz AUTHORIZED: PURCHASABLE: PURCHASED: PREVIEW: MPEG VIDEO LOCK MPEG AUDIO LOCK PCR LOCK DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 57: Type

    Indicates if the channel is analog or digital. There are separate OSD and LED displays for analog and digital channels. Table 4-22 Current channel TYPE – OSD and LED OSD Display LED Display Definition ANALOG Current Channel Type is Analog DIGITAL Current Channel Type is Digital DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 58: Authorization Reason Code

    The frequency is displayed in MHz and ranges from 54 to 860 MHz. AUTHORIZED Displays a parameter indicating if the DCT* is authorized for the currently tuned service. Table 4-24 AUTHORIZED values Values Description Current channel is authorized Current channel is not authorized DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 59: Purchasable

    Video Processor is not locked to the video stream MPEG AUDIO LOCK Indicates whether the audio stream is locked. Table 4-28 MPEG AUDIO LOCK values Values Definition Audio Processor is locked to the audio stream Audio Processor is not locked to the audio stream DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 60: Pcr Lock

    4-22 Diagnostics PCR LOCK Indicates if the in-band receiver is locked to the current program clock reference. Table 4-29 PCR LOCK values Values Definition Channel is PCR locked Channel is not PCR locked DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 61: D07 Rf Modem (upstream)

    RF upstream modem - LED Decimal point STARVUE frequency MUTE MUTE Frequency Frequency indicator in MHz Alternating with STARVUE power level MUTE MUTE Actual power Actual power level indicator level in dB (value will be blank if modem not configured) DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 62: Rf Modem Status

    The ACTUAL POWER LEVEL is displayed on the OSD and LED in dB or is left blank if the power level has not been set. REPORTBACK ADDRESS The REPORTBACK ADDRESS is displayed in 4-byte hexadecimal format, if configured. LAST RB ATTEMPT TIME Displays the last attempted reportback made by the DCT* in GPS seconds. DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 63: D08 Code Modules

    Table 4-31 CODE MODULES - OSD CODE MODULES BOOTLOADER: xx.xx FIRMWARE: xx.xx DIGITAL SECURE PROCESSOR: ANALOG SECURE PROCESSOR: 8404 OBJECT NAME / VER STATUS SEGS/TIME BASEPF 01.11 nnnnnnnnnnnn xxxxxxxxxx DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 64: Figure 4-9 Code Modules - Led

    = 17012) MUTE MUTE MUTE MUTE Code module identifier (bPC for Base Platform Code or SYS for the System Object) MUTE MUTE Alternating with Code module version number MUTE MUTE Indicator to separate major and minor revision numbers DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 65: Bootloader

    ASCII format. If a download is not in progress, the LED displays the environment currently running and version number as shown in Figure 5-9. On the LED display, bPC is displayed to represent base platform or Thin Client code. DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 66: Status

    Trying to connect. SEGS / TIME Each object is displayed on the OSD and LED segments that remain for the object download in progress. The time (in GPS seconds) is displayed on the OSD when the download is complete. DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 67: D09 Memory Configuration

    The OSD displays characters in the format shown in Figure 4-10: Figure 4-10 Character format display - OSD < > Î A character on the OSD is highlighted when the corresponding front-panel key is depressed. DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 68: D11 Interface Status

    YES/NO VIDEO CONSTRAINED YES/NO OUTPUT FORMAT XXXX x XXXX ASPECT RATIO: XX:X EDID DATA The LED display is not available for INTERFACE STATUS diagnostics. The information on the OSD is updated upon entry to this diagnostic selection. DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 69: Interface Status

    This diagnostic displays information to be used when troubleshooting the DVI port: DEVICE CONNECTED REPEATER VIDEO XMISSION HDCP ENABLED VIDEO CONSTRAINED OUTPUT FORMAT ASPECT RATIO EDID DATA The DVI PORT diagnostic information only displays when the DVI port is installed. DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 70: D12 User Setting Status

    4:3 LETTERBOX or 4:3 PAN/SCAN for standard TVs: 4:3 LETTERBOX fits high-definition programming on the screen by placing black bars at the top and bottom 4:3 PAN/SCAN fills the screen by cropping the left and right edges of high-definition programming DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 71: Ypbpr Output

    Closed Caption rendering disabled. PEN SIZE Displays the pen size selected by the user: OSD Display Definition AUTO Pen Size is controlled by the Closed Caption stream. STANDARD Standard Pen Size. LARGE Large Pen Size. SMALL Small Pen Size. DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 72: Font Style

    Displays the foreground opacity option selected by the user: OSD Display Definition AUTO Foreground Color is controlled by the Closed Caption stream. TRANSPARENT Transparent Foreground Opacity. TRANSLUCENT Translucent Foreground Opacity. SOLID Solid Foreground Opacity. FLASHING Flashing Foreground Opacity. DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 73: Background Color

    Service Selection is controlled by the Closed Caption stream. PRIMARY Primary language established by the provider. LANGUAGE SECONDARY Secondary language established by the provider. LANGUAGE Set by the provider. Set by the provider. Set by the provider. Set by the provider. DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 74: Settings

    AUTO Closed Caption settings are determined by the closed caption stream regardless of user modification. USER Closed Caption user settings are used as configured by the user. RESTORE DEFAULTS Resets the User Settings to their default settings. DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 75: D13 Pvr Status

    If the encoder is not enabled or configured, NOT AVAILABLE is displayed in the Encoder Information Table. ENCODER NUMBER Currently, only one encoder is supported. The value displayed in this diagnostic is 1. DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 76: Encoder Type

    DISK DRIVE types are IDE (internal), 1394 or USB (external). RECORD CAPACITY REMAINING indicates the remaining recording capacity in bytes. If the disk drive is not enabled or configured, NOT AVAILABLE is displayed in the DVR Enabled Disk Drive Information Table. DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 77: D14 Hard Disk Drive Status

    The model number for the drive is assigned at the factory. LOCATION Indicates whether the drive displayed is INTERNAL or EXTERNAL. TYPE Indicates the support for the drive: Description IDE: Current type supported 1394 1394 USB: Possible future support Unkn Unknown DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 78: Total Size

    Figure 4-11 Sample INTERACTIVE INFO LED IP ADDRESS The NC 1500 assigns the IP ADDRESS to the DCT*. It is displayed in dotted-decimal format xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx. 0.0.0.0 is displayed when the IP address is not configured or unknown. DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 79: Upstream Id

    DCT* interactive state is running, sending idle messages, and waiting for any Prepare for Poll or MAC messages. RUN_STOPPED DCT* interactive run state has stopped and DCT* is waiting for status or transmission control message. INVALID Set-top interactive state is unknown or invalid. DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 80: State

    READY The socket is ready to send or receive. RECEIVING The socket is receiving data from the application server. SENDING The socket is sending data to the application server. UNKNOWN The socket state is invalid or unknown. DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 81: Troubleshooting

    This section provides troubleshooting guidelines. If problems still occur after performing the diagnostics, call the TRC for assistance as described in Section 1, “Introduction.” In this Installation Manual, DCT* refers to both the DCT6200 and DCT6208 High Definition Cable Receivers.

  • Page 82

    Some SD programs are broadcast in the letterbox format with black bars above and below the picture. Some wide screens TVs offer a zoom feature that may be able to remove the black bars (see the TV manual for information about zooming 4:3 video). DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 83

    This is called a “hybrid” aspect ratio and results in a black border surrounding the video on a 4:3 TV. Because this is part of the broadcast, the DCT* cannot correct the video. You may be able to minimize the border using the zoom feature on the TV. DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 84

    105 through 125, 60 Hz 30 W nominal at 115 Vac; 38 W (DCT6208) Power dissipation 17.13 in. × 12.75 in. × 2.75 in. Size 9.5 pounds (DCT6200) Weight 11.5 pounds (DCT6208) 80 GB capacity Hard Disk (DCT6208 only) DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 85: Features List

    Audio SPDIF output (optical and coaxial) ● IR Blaster port ● Renewable security slot ● Component video (Y Pb Pr) ● ● DVI connection ● IEEE 1394 (Dual) ● 128 MB SDRAM ● 80 GB hard disk drive (DCT6208 only) DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 86: Figure B-1 Connection Record

    VIDEO S-VIDEO COAX OPTICAL CABLE/TV VIDEO 2 TV/MONITOR SPEAKER OUTPUT CONNECTORS VIDEO S-VIDEO Before connecting or changing cable connections, disconnect the power from the set-top. Do not place another component or object on top of the set-top. DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

  • Page 87: Abbreviations And Acronyms

    Quadrature Amplitude Modulation QPSK Quadrature Phase Shift Keying Return for Service Authorization standard definition signal-to-noise ratio SPDIF Sony Philips Digital Interface Format TCP/IP Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol Technical Response Center TvPC TV PassCard DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

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    Abbreviations and Acronyms-2 Universal Serial Bus video on demand Y Pb Pr component video connectors DCT6200\DCT6208 Installation Manual...

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