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TechniSat 1 Operating Manual

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  • Page 1 Timer...
  • Page 2: Remote Control Unit

    EXTERNAL Sound on/off Numeric keys Info Arrow key up Volume - Arrow key left Programme - Arrow key down Remote control unit Language selection On/Standby TV/Radio - Operation MONO1/MONO2 Menu on/off Programme + Programme list on/off Volume + Arrow key right Back Multifunction keys...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Basic settings ........10 5.2.1 Parental control feature ......11 5.2.2/3...
  • Page 4 Configure programme lists ......23 7.1.1 Select programme list ......23 Selecting programmes .
  • Page 6: Please Read This First

    The following items are supplied as standard: 1 Receiver 1 operating manual 1 guarantee card > Insert the batteries supplied in the battery compartment of the remote control unit, ensuring polarity as indicated.
  • Page 7 > The receiver may only be operated in a temperate climate. > Never open the cover of the unit! You may be subject to an electrical shock. Any necessary opening of the unit may only be carried out by qualified personnel. Operational breaks: During a thunderstorm, or during prolonged periods of non-use, the unit should be dis- connected from the mains.
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  • Page 9: Mains Power Connection

    4 Connections The various references below - 4.1 Mains connection The receiver should be connected to the mains supply only after it has been connected to all other components in the system. This serves to avoid damage to both the receiver and to other components.
  • Page 10: Osd- Language Selection

    Now that you have connected your new receiver, and have commenced operating it, you can, if necessary, optimize its functions for your needs. 5.1 OSD Language This menu point gives you the option of setting the language according to your preferences.
  • Page 11: Parental Control Feature

    The settings are automatically stored in memory. will be displayed. to move the marker within the menu, and to change key. For germany, this means +1 hour, and +2 hours during and use the to switch the parental...
  • Page 12: Audio/Video Settings

    When selecting a menu item, please also pay attention to any related on-screen displays. The following settings/adjustments may be made: 5.3.1 Picture/image format of TV set: Use the . This function will automatically adjust the picture format to that of your TV set.
  • Page 13: Lnb Setting/Adjusting The External Unit/Satellite Selection

    5.4 LNB-Setting/Adjustment of external unit/satellite selection Once you have adjusted the receiver to your personal preferences, you should now, if neces- sary, still adjust the receiver in accordance with your dish antenna. The receiver is pre-pro- grammed at the factory for reception of ASTRA and EUTELSAT by means of a Universal LNB (see annexure with technical terms.
  • Page 14: Switching Diseqc On And Off

    (e.g. uipment ontrol) is a digital control signal used to control and dto select the DiSEqC switch position (1-4) that you to mark the satellite selected. will move the marker up or down one line at a time, will jump to the previous or next page.
  • Page 15 LOF (Local oscillator frequency) is the frequency used by an LNB to convert the frequency received into the so-called 1. Intermediate Frequency, which can then be interpreted by the receiver. So-called Universal LNBs operate with 2 LOFs, in order to cover the entire recepti- on range of from 10.7 to 11,8 GHz (low-band) and from 11,7 to 12,75 GHz (high band).
  • Page 16: Switching On And Off

    > The receiver is now in standby mode. 6.2 Programme selection 6.2.1 Using the Programme up/down keys > You can move up and down the programme list one slot at a time by pressing the 6.2.2 Using the numeric keys >...
  • Page 17: Adjusting Volume

    In order to facilitate the finding of programmes, your receiver provides four programme lists. You can thus, if you like, programme one list only with sports programmes, one with news programmes, etc. (see Point 7.1). > Press the key. The active programme list will be displayed.
  • Page 18: Selecting A Different Language

    6.4 Selecting a different language If a programme is broadcast in several languages, you can use the following procedure to select a different language: > Press the If more than one language is being broadcast, a list of currently broadcast languages will be displayed on screed.
  • Page 19: Transponder Information

    6.11.1 Calling up the Electronic Programme Guide > Switch on both your receiver and the TV set.
  • Page 20: Programme Preview For Next Days

    Timer operation is indicated by a blinking light on the LED display. Timer ope- ration can be switched off by pressing the In order to programme the timer, proceed as follows: 6.12.1 Programming via EPG: > Select the channel on which the programme to be recorded is broadcast.
  • Page 21: Manual Programming

    In addition to the option of programming the timer via the EPG, yoi can also programme the timer manually. In order to do this, proceed as follows: > Select the next programme list, to get to the programme you wish to record (Point > Press the key to call up the Main Menu.
  • Page 22 Proceed as follows with the programming: > Use the the desired source ( In this line you should select the TV channel on which you want to record a programme: > Mark the appropriate line > Press the .key. A programme list will be displayed. >...
  • Page 23: Configure Programme Lists

    You can modify the lists of TV programmes while in TV mode, and the lists of radio programmes while in Radio mode. 7.1.1 Selecting a programme list > Press the key.
  • Page 24: A) Selecting Programmes

    7.1.2 Entering programmes in the programme list To add a programme to the selected programme list, proceed as follows: > Press the function key (category). This will open a selection window in order to switch between the user list and the main memory list. This main memory list contains all available programmes.
  • Page 25: Deleting Programmes

    When you have completed configuring the programme list in this manner according to your preferences, press the 7.1.5 Blocking programme access (Parental control feature) You have the option of blocking access to any programme. A blocked programme can only be viewed on the screen once you have entered your personal PIN number, after selecting the programme.
  • Page 26: Changing The Pin

    > Use the function key to select the programme list in which you wish to block one or more programmes (Point 7.1.1). > Press the function key (edit mode). > Now use the > Now press the The symbol will appear next to the programme selected.
  • Page 27: Satellite

    Use the > Confirm by pressing The sub-menu > Now use the employ. 7.4.1 Satellite When you activate this search mode, all active satellites (Point 5.4) and transponders will be scanned for programmes. > Use the > Press the key to display the sub-menu.
  • Page 28: Transponders

    > Use the satellites for programmes, or select a specific satellite in order to search for program- mes only from that source. > Choose by pressing the ely available programmes ( encrypted programmes ( > Confirm by pressing the The scan will commence. Please note further information that appears on screen. >...
  • Page 29: Manual Serch

    Now use the , to display only newly found programmes. > You can now proceed as described in Chapter 7.1 in order to distribute the individual programmes to the various user lists. 7.5 Restore default basic programming/ Delete all You can return to the default LNB settings, programmed at the factory, at any time. You may also, if the programme list is out of date due to changes in the programme providers, delete this completely, in order to carry out a new scan.
  • Page 30: Activate Factory Default Setting

    > Now use the > Confirm by pressing The sub-menu 7.5.1 Activating default setting This function allows you to go back to the default setting programmed in the factory, at the same time deleting your own settings. > Use the >...
  • Page 31: Delete All Programmes

    In Europe, MPEG-2 has been defined as the worldwide standard for data compression. MPEG-2 is an expansion of the original MPEG-1 standard. External unit: Term used for the complete system installed out of doors, consisting of the parabolic/offest dish antenna as well as one or more LNBs, used to receive signals from one or more satelli- tes.
  • Page 32 Frequency range: a) Satellite resp. LNB: 11 GHz range from 10,70 GHz to 11,70 GHz, 12 GHz range from 11,70 GHz to 12,75 GHz b) Receiver: Intermediate frequency or 1.IF 950 to 2150 MHz Unit of frequency 1 Hz 1 kHz...
  • Page 33: Technical Data

    75 Ohm +/- 3 MHz Shaped QPSK 15 ... 30 Mbaud/s, MCPC Viterbi and Reed-Solomon 1/2, 2/3, 3/4, 5/6, 7/8, automatic adjustment 35 % in accordance with ISO 13818-1 MPEG-2 and MPEG-1 compatible Up to MP@ML (main profile @ main level)
  • Page 34 > 60 dB (1 kHz) < - 65 dB Memorizes last set value 1 Vs-s +/- 0.3 dB into 1 kOhm 0,7 Vs-s +/- 0.1Vp-p into 75 Ohm 0,7 Vs-s +/- 0.1Vp-p into 75 Ohm 0,7 Vs-s +/- 0.1Vp-p into 75 Ohm corresponding to ETS 300 472 standard (FBAS) corresponding to ITU-R BT.653-2 lines: 6-22 and 320-335...
  • Page 35 LNB voltage horizontal 22 kHz-Modulation: Programme memory/Satellite positions: 500 TV programmes 500 RADIO programmes Number of active satellite positions: max.4 (DiSEqC 1.0, SAT POSITION / SAT OPTION) EPG Data: EPG preview Timer: 32 events, up to 1 year ahead OSD Languages:...
  • Page 36: Troubleshooting Guide

    No reception of signals previously received Remote control not working Various programmes not shown in programme list Programmes such as Pro /, Sat 1, TM 3, Kabel 1, DSF and HOT temporarily not available Unit not responding Possible cause No mains current...
  • Page 37 Your unit carries the CE logo and complies with all appropriate EU standards Subject to alterations and errors. Correct as of 09/01 Copying and reproduction only with permission by the publisher. TechniSat and DigiBox are registered trademarks of TechniSat Digital GmbH Post box 560 D-54541 Daun www.
  • Page 38 Press the key again to switch the receiver off again. > The receiver is now in standby mode. Programme selection 6.2.1 Using the programme up/down keys > Use the down by one programme slot at a time. 6.2.2 Using the numeric keys >...

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