Note: Each Custom Home Theatre component has a special one-year in-home warranty. Please disregard the timing of the warranty printed in the ownerÕs manual of each component. To identify your nearest Authorized RCA Servicenter, ask your dealer, look in the yellow pages, or call 1-800-721-4007.
VCR Plus+ Recording _____________________________________________________ 24 Checking or Clearing a Timer or VCR Plus+ Recording _________________________25 ¨ Using Your RCA DSS Receiver (Optional with Some Systems) To Watch a Program and Point and Select Menu System _______________________ 26 Channel Guide and Other Features Available Through the Menu System_________ 27...
Setting Up Your TV Your TV must be programmed for the system to operate properly. If it was not programmed, complete these programming functions. For complete operating information on your TV, see the UserÕs Guide for your TV. To Autoprogram TV’s Channel Memory 1.
Setting Up Your TV To Set Up TV Channels for VCR, Laserdisc Player, and Satellite Receiver To have your TV automatically turn on and tune to the proper channel for viewing the VCR, Laserdisc player, or satellite receiver when you press the corresponding button on the remote, set up the channels as explained below.
Using Your TV To Watch a TV Program 1. Press TV on the remote to turn on the TV and audio/video receiver and set the remote to operate the TV. 2. Press CHANNEL up or down on the remote to scan up or down for an active channel or press two number buttons to go directly to a channel.
Using Your TV (Continued) To Use Picture-In-Picture (PIP) 1. Press TV and select the TV channel you want to watch. 2. Press PIP on the remote. A small picture will appear on the TV screen. The small and large picture will be the same. 3.
Using Your System Remote Control All of the basic features of each of the systemÕs components can be controlled with the system remote control (CRK67A1). Unless otherwise noted, all remote control references in this guide will be referring to the system remote control. Turning On Your System ¥...
Using Your System Remote Control Universal Remote Control Your RCA Universal Remote Control is capable of operating most RCA audio and video equipment. To use the remote control effectively, always aim it directly at your receiver. The remote control operates on four batteries, included with your system.
Using Your System Remote Control Buttons TV Function Press the TV button to turn on the TV and audio/video receiver and set the remote to operate the TV. + and - Used with the MENU button to select or adjust a function. ANTENNA Changes the antenna input between ANT A and ANT B.
Using Your System Remote Control (Continued) Buttons Audio/Video Receiver Function Press the AM•FM button to turn on the receiver and set the remote to operate the receiver. + and – Used with REAR•CTR LEVEL button to adjust volume level of center and rear speakers.
Using Your System Remote Control (Continued) Buttons VCR Function Press VCR1 to turn on the VCR, audio/video receiver, and TV. The TV will tune to channel 91 (Input 1). This also sets the remote to operate the VCR. ANTENNA Turns the VCR indicator on and off in the VCRÕs display panel. This has no effect when using this system.
Using Your System Remote Control (Continued) Buttons Laserdisc Player Function Press VCR2•LD to turn on the laserdisc player, audio/video receiver, and TV. The TV will tune to channel 92 (Input 2). This also sets the remote to operate the laserdisc player. ANTENNA Toggles between analog and digital audio on laser discs.
System. Steps through one screen at a time when the program guide is on the screen. ¨ DISPLAY (Also used as the SELECT button) Displays the RCA DSS Channel Information header on the screen. While in the program guide, lets you select a program.
You can program the universal remote to control most brands of remote controllable TVs, VCRs and cable boxes. If you have an RCA, GE or ProScan component, you may not need to program the remote at all. Other manufacturersÕ brands will need to be programmed.
CD ...050 TAPE ...051 Satellite Receivers Brand Code(s) Chaparral ...080,081 Cheyenne...081 Drake ...082,083 General Instruments ...092, ...093,094 RCA DSS ® ...000 Realistic ...084 Sierra I,II,III ...081 STS1 ...085 STS2 ...086 STS3 ...087 STS4 ...088 Toshiba ...089 Uniden...090 Video Cipher II ...091...
Using Your Audio/Video Receiver The audio/video receiver tunes in the signals for AM and FM radio stations in your area, and controls the sound output for the TV, VCR, laserdisc Player, CD changer, and satellite receiver (optional for some systems). To Listen to AM/FM Stations 1.
Using Your Audio/Video Receiver To Set Surround Modes for Each Input 1. Press the Input you want to set the surround mode for. (TV, VCR1, VCR2•LD, DSS, etc.) 2. Set the surround mode by repeatedly pressing the SURROUND button on the remote or the SURROUND MODE button on the receiver until the surround mode you want is selected.
Setting Up Your VCR There are several setup feature options for your VCR. The VCR has an Interactive Guide that will take you step-by-step through the setup options for your VCR. For complete operating information about your VCR, see the VCR userÕs guide. Setting Up the VCR Using the Interactive Guide 1.
Setting Up Your VCR To Add or Remove Channels from VCR’s Channel Memory You may want to add or remove channels if some of the channels are not active, have weak signals, or you do not want to watch them. 1.
Using Your VCR To Play Back a Videotape 1. Press VCR1 on the remote to turn on the VCR, audio/video receiver, TV, and tune the TV to channel 91 (Input 1). This also sets the remote to control the VCR. Insert a pre-recorded tape in the VCR.
Using Your VCR To Record a Program 1. Insert a blank tape with safety tab in place. 2. Press VCR1 on the remote to turn on the VCR, audio/video receiver, TV, and tune the TV to channel 91 (Input 1). This also sets the remote to control the VCR. 3.
Using Your VCR Express Recording (XPR) Express recording lets you record up to four hours without using the timer program feature. The VCR will turn off automatically at the end of the recording. 1. Press VCR1 on the remote to turn on the VCR, audio/video receiver, TV, and tune the TV to channel 91 (Input 1).
Using Your VCR Recording While You’re Away Timer and VCR Plus+ recordings let you program the VCR to record up to eight different programs within a one-year period. Before recording, make sure that: ¥ The clock is set correctly. ¥ A tape with safety tab has been inserted with enough tape to record the program(s). Timer Recording 1.
Using Your VCR VCR PLUS+* Recording Make sure the VCR has been set up for VCR Plus+ programming. See VCRÕs UserÕs Guide. 1. Press VCR1 on the remote to turn on the VCR, audio/video receiver, TV, and tune the TV to channel 91 (Input 1).
Using Your VCR Checking or Clearing a VCR Plus+ or Timer Recording 1. Press VCR1 on the remote to turn on the VCR, audio/video receiver, TV, and tune the TV to channel 91 (Input 1). This also sets the remote to control the VCR. 2.
Using Your DSS If your system came with, or you have added, an RCA Digital Satellite System, you can press the DSS•CABLE on the remote and the DSS will turn on and the TV will tune to channel 90 (S-Video Input).
® Using Your DSS Receiver Channel Guide 1. Press DSS•CABLE on the remote to turn on the satellite receiver, audio/video receiver, TV, and tune the TV to channel 90 (S-Video Input). This also sets the remote to control the satellite receiver. 2.
Using Your Laserdisc Player If your system came with a laserdisc player, follow the directions below to help you with the most common functions. For complete operating information about your laserdisc player, see the player userÕs guide. To Play a Disc 1.
Using Your CD Changer For complete operating information about your CD changer, see the CD changerÕs UserÕs Guide. To Play a CD 1. Press CD on the remote to turn on the CD changer and audio/video receiver. This also sets the remote to operate the CD changer.
Setting Up Your Speaker System Each of your speakers were designed to deliver unique audio characteristics to your Custom Home Theatre system. When combined, they reproduce a clear, crisp sound for such diverse audio sources as movie soundtracks and compact discs. In addition to the variety of speakers, there are other audio options provided with the system such as: ¥...
Troubleshooting Checks Trouble No Power Remote locks up or doesnÕt work at all CD changer will not turn on with remote CD changer is always turned on with audio/video receiver Remote wonÕt control the audio/video receiver, laserdisc player, CD Changer, VCR, or satellite receiver Here’s What to Try ¥...
Troubleshooting Checks Trouble No Video from VCR or laserdisc player CanÕt get TV channels CanÕt record from laserdisc player VCR or laserdisc player wonÕt turn on the first time you press the VCR1 or VCR2•LD buttons on the remote (continued) Here’s What to Try ¥...