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Intelligent Remote Control
User Guide



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  • Page 1 Pronto Universal Intelligent Remote Control User Guide...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Introduction...1 Intelligent Remote Control... 1 Charging the Remote Control ... 3 Getting Started ...6 Activating the Remote Control ... 6 Defining the Brands of Your Devices ... 7 Selecting a Device ... 13 Operating a Device ... 14 Adjusting the Settings ... 16 Getting the Maximum out of it ...18 Introduction...
  • Page 3: Introduction

    The Remote Control is set up by default to operate with Philips or Marantz devices. When you have other brands, you simply define the brands of your devices when you use the Remote Control for the first time.
  • Page 4 Home .: To go to the Home menu Macro menuTo open stored lists of commands Control panel: To send commands to components Panel number: Shows active control panel Introduction Remote Control icon: Touch and hold to enter Setup scroll buttons,: To display previous and next control...
  • Page 5: Charging The Remote Control

    Charging the Remote Control AA batteries 1 Slide the battery door off the back of the Remote Control. 2 Insert 4 AA batteries (included with the Remote Control) as indicated on the bottom of the battery compartment. 3 Slide the battery door back on. After a few seconds, the Remote Control starts up automatically and beeps twice to indicate that it is ready to use.
  • Page 6: Optional Recharging Dock

    Optional recharging dock Warning Use the recharging dock only with the Philips NiMH rechargeable battery pack. 1 Slide the battery door off the back of the Remote Control. 2 Remove the plastic AA battery tray from the battery compartment. 3 Insert the battery pack (included with the recharging dock) as indicated on the side of the battery pack.
  • Page 7 6 Place the Remote Control on the recharging dock. Recharging starts automatically. The light on the front of the recharging dock indicates charging takes place. When the battery pack is fully charged, the light goes off. Notes You can operate the Remote Control while it is being charged. Normal charging time is 2 to 3 hours, depending on the condition of the battery pack.
  • Page 8: Getting Started

    Getting Started Activating the Remote Control Turning on the display · Tap the screen gently with your finger or a blunt, soft object like a pencil eraser. The display is activated and you see the Home panel. Notes If the display stays blank or becomes black, adjust the contrast dial on the left side.
  • Page 9: Defining The Brands Of Your Devices

    RC codes, you have to define the brands of your devices. In the Home menu you find buttons for the most common video and audio devices. The Remote Control is set up by default to operate with Philips or Marantz devices. 1. Select a device in the Home menu.
  • Page 10 Defining brands by selecting A list of brands and their corresponding RC codes are stored in the Remote ControlÕs memory. You have to select your brand from the list and because not every device of a certain brand uses the same RC codes, you might also have to select a set of RC codes for your brand.
  • Page 11 Note When your brand is not displayed in the list of brands, you can use Search mode. See ÒDefining brands by searchingÓ on p. 11. 5. Select your brand in the list. The selected brand becomes black. The Search button switches into Next. 6.
  • Page 12 7. Select a code set from the list. The selected code set becomes black. The Search button switches to Next. 8. Tap Next. The Remote Control switches to Try mode. The first control panel of the selected device is displayed. 9.
  • Page 13: Defining Brands By Searching

    Defining brands by searching You can use Search mode to find the matching RC codes for your device when: · your brand is not displayed in the list of brands, · you selected your brand, but you do not know which code set to select. 3.
  • Page 14 Notes Even when the device is responding to the current code set, it is advised to try out other code sets. When your device responds to more then one code set, install the most suitable one. The name of the responding code set is displayed when you tap the OK button, so you know which code set to select from the list after you have tried out other code sets.
  • Page 15: Selecting A Device

    Selecting a Device Via the Home menu In the Home menu you find buttons to select your devices. Note You can customize the Home menu by adding (see p. 26) or deleting devices (see p. 28). Macro tab icon · Tap the device you want to operate. The first control panel of the selected device appears.
  • Page 16: Operating A Device

    Operating a Device You operate devices using three kinds of buttons: · Touch screen buttons · Left and Right button (below the touch screen) · Direct-access buttons (to the right of the touch screen) Using touch screen buttons Sending commands By tapping the touch screen buttons you send commands to the device you have selected.
  • Page 17 Switching to another device without affecting the active device If you switch to another device and you have defined a device action for that device (see p. 22), RC codes are sent out the moment you select the device. However, if you want to switch to another device without sending those RC codes, you have to follow this procedure.
  • Page 18: Adjusting The Settings

    Adjusting the Settings Most of the Remote ControlÕs features can be set to your own wishes. 1 Touch and hold the Remote Control icon for a few seconds. The first setup panel appears. You can display the second and third setup panel by using the scroll buttons.
  • Page 19: To Exit Setup Mode

    Second setup panel Setting Function Level Turns the backlight always on or off when activating the touch screen. Note: When you choose always off, you can only activate the backlight using the backlight button. Mode Menu Hides or shows the Mode button.
  • Page 20: Getting The Maximum Out Of It

    Getting the Maximum out of it Introduction The Remote Control is set up by default to operate with Philips or Marantz devices. When you have other brands, you can define the brands for your devices and install the RC codes to activate those devices.
  • Page 21 Switching to another mode 1 Tap the Mode button The Mode menu pops up. 2 Tap the mode you want to use. The label of the active mode appears on the Remote Control icon You can now work in the selected mode. Note When a label is displayed, you can also display the Mode menu by tapping the label.
  • Page 22: Redefining Brands

    Redefining Brands If you purchase a new device from a brand that you have not yet defined in the Remote Control, you need to redefine the brand to activate your new device. You can redefine brands by selecting or by searching. Redefining brands by selecting 1.
  • Page 23: Learning Commands

    Learning Commands You can program the Remote Control commands by transmitting infrared signals from your existing remote controls to the Remote ControlÕs learning eye. To do this, place the Remote Control and the deviceÕs remote control on a flat surface, 10 to 20 cm (4 to 8 inches) apart.
  • Page 24 Learning control panel buttons 1 Navigate to the control panel buttons you want to program. 2 Switch to Learn mode via the Mode button Additional empty buttons appear: they can be programmed and labeled as existing buttons. 3 Point the deviceÕs original remote control to the Remote ControlÕs learning eye as shown on page 20.
  • Page 25 6 Press and hold the button the Remote Control has to learn as device action on your deviceÕs original remote control. The command for the device action is assigned to the Device button in the Home menu and in the Device menu. If the Remote Control has learned the command successfully, OK flashes on the display.
  • Page 26: Labeling Elements

    Labeling Elements The following elements can be labeled: · control panel buttons, · devices, macro groups and timer groups, · macros and timers, · the Left/Right buttons labels. To label control panel buttons, macros, timers and the Left/Right buttons labels, go to ÒLabeling a buttonÓ...
  • Page 27 4 Edit the label. · To delete a character, press the Right button (labeled Del). · To enter a character, tap the keyboard near the character you want to use. The keyboard is zoomed in, allowing you to tap exactly the character you need.
  • Page 28: Adding And Moving

    Adding and Moving Adding a device If you have a device that is not provided in the Device menu, you can add it to the Remote Control. You cannot add devices to the Home menu directly. You have to add them via the Device menu (see p.
  • Page 29: Deleting And Restoring

    Moving a device, macro group or timer group You can change the order in the Device menu and the Macro menu. Changes you make in the Device menu are automatically updated in the Home menu. 1 Make sure the device tab or macro tab is active. The device or macro tab is active when the name of a device, macro or timer is displayed.
  • Page 30 Deleting a button or button action Note Borderless buttons cannot be deleted. You can only hide them by removing their label (see ÒLabeling a buttonÓ on page 24). 1 Switch to Delete mode via the Mode button 2 Tap the button you want to delete. 3 Tap Delete Button Action.
  • Page 31 4 Tap the device or group you want to delete. 5 Tap Delete Device, Delete Macro Group or Delete Timer Group. The Device (and its associated Home menu button), the Macro Group (including its macros) or the Timer Group (including its settings) is deleted. 6 Delete all the devices, macro groups and timer groups you want and return to Use mode via the Mode button.
  • Page 32: Recording Macros And Setting Timers

    Restoring devices, macro groups or timer groups 1 Make sure the device tab or macro tab is active. The device or macro tab is active when the name of a device, macro or timer is displayed. 2 Switch to Add mode via the Mode button 3 Tap Restore Deleted Device or Restore Deleted Group.
  • Page 33: Editing Macros

    5 Enter the sequence of commands you want to record. You can navigate to whatever control panel you want, just as you do in Use mode. 6 Tap the Macro menu button. The contents of the macro appear. You can now play, edit or close the macro. 7 Press the Left button to close the macro.
  • Page 34: Setting Timers

    4. Edit the macro. You can move or delete listed commands or you can record new commands. You can also add delays to the macro (for example, to insert a short pause between turning on a device and sending commands to it allowing the device to warm up): 1 Tap Delay.
  • Page 35: Organizing Macros And Timers Into Groups

    8 Scroll down to display the second timer control panel in which you can set the stop time. 9 Enter the command the timer has to execute. 10 Tap the clock button and set the stop time using the Left/Right buttons. 11 Press the Left button to close the timer.
  • Page 36: Prontoedit

    If you want to personalize your Remote Control even more, beyond its standard programming features, ProntoEdit is the tool for you to use. ProntoEdit is the Remote ControlÕs companion software that you can download from With ProntoEdit you can: · upload and download new configurations to and from your Remote Control.
  • Page 37 · import new graphics to create new buttons and designs; · personalize configuration files to optimize the use of your Remote Control. When you become familiar with ProntoEdit, you can achieve results like: System requirements · PC · Windows 95/98/2000/ME or NT 4.0 ·...
  • Page 38: Troubleshooting

    · Check if the button you are trying to use is assigned properly via Brand mode (see p. 20) or via Learn mode (see p. 20). · Check if your device understands Philips-Marantz RC codes. Normally you can find this in the documentation of your device.
  • Page 39: Programming Problems

    Programming Problems Buttons are not sending the correct commands · Check whether the button is learned globally or per device (see p. 23). · Check if you have defined the correct brands for your devices. Macros do not work · Make sure the Remote ControlÕs sending eye is pointed towards the device the entire time the macro is being executed.
  • Page 40: Recharging Problems

    Remote Control. Remote Control error messages · If one of the following error messages occurs, please contact your dealer or the Philips customer service: · CanÕt open configuration file · Configuration file error ·...
  • Page 41: Faq

    Can I program a button to execute more than one command? No, you canÕt. However, you can create a macro to execute a sequence of commands (see p. 30). How do I program source switching? See ÒLearning device actionsÓ on page 22. How can I program, label or delete buttons on home panels? You can do this via the Device menu.
  • Page 42 How do I calibrate the touch screen? The Remote Control is calibrated when it leaves the factory, so normally you do not have to calibrate it yourself. It is possible that the Remote Control displays a message to calibrate the touch screen. If this message appears, do the following: You will first see the instruction ÒTouch TOP LEFT cornerÓ...
  • Page 43: Overview Of Symbols

    Overview of Symbols Pause Stop Normal run; normal speed Normal run; normal speed Fast run; fast speed Fast run; fast speed Slow run; slow speed Slow run; slow speed Eject Recording, general Navigate Still mode Tape running direction Next track Previous track Fast forward to index Rewind to index...
  • Page 44 Multi-picture display Picture-in-picture select Teletext mode Page number up Page number down Page enlargement TV and text mixed or 2 language Last view; previous program Stand-by Zone focus: long distance Zone focus: very short distance Single or multi-digit selection Brightness; brilliance Contrast Brightness/contrast Color saturation...
  • Page 45 Programmable timer; general Tracking Application assistance Actual time on screen EPG / Electronic Program Guide Video output Read data from store Write data into store Page hold Sound muting Additional information on screen Viewing angle Spatial sound effect Television; video Sound;...
  • Page 46: Specifications

    High-resolution (320 x 240) liquid crystal display (LCD) with contrast control Large touch screen Seven programmable direct-access buttons Backlighting for LCD and direct-access buttons Built-in Philips-Marantz RC codes` Database with RC codes to operate different brands Infrared sending and learning eyes 3-wire (RS232) serial port connector Software...
  • Page 47 Accessoires Remote Control recharge package DS1000 (not included) NiMH 4,8V rechargeable battery pack Recharging dock 110/220V-to-12V power adapter RS232 cable for PC connection Database information: Designed by UEI Technology Licensed under U.S. Patent 5,689,353 Portions Ó UEI 1999 Specifications...
  • Page 48: Index

    Index AA batteries, 3 AA battery tray, 4 activating the Remote Control, 6 adapter, 4 Add mode, 18, 26, 33 adding delays, 32 devices, 26 devices to the Home menu, 26 adjusting the settings, 16 backlight activating, 6 setting level, 17 backlight button, 1, 6 batteries AA, 3...
  • Page 49 labeling, 24 learning, 22 restoring, 29 Copy Existing Device, 26 Create New Device, 26 customizing. See learning. See redefining brands day setting, 16 defining brands by searching, 11 brands by selecting, 8 delays, 32 Delete mode, 18, 27 deleting borderless buttons, 28 buttons and button actions, 28 device actions, 28 devices, 28...
  • Page 50 LCD light setting, 16 LCD setting, 16 Learn mode, 18, 21 learning control panel buttons, 22 device actions, 22 direct-access buttons globally, 23 direct-access buttons per device, 23 empty buttons, 21 Home menu buttons, 21 Left/Right buttons globally, 23 Left/Right buttons per device, 23 learning commands from existing remote controls, 21 learning eye, 1, 21...
  • Page 51 ProntoEdit, 34 ProntoEmulator, 34 RC codes, 18, 26 installing, 10, 12 responding, 10, 11 searching, 11 selecting, 10 sending, 11 recharging contacts, 1 time, 5 recharging dock, 4, 5 recharging light, 5 recording ending macro with device control panel, 31 macros, 30 source switching, 31 redefining...
  • Page 52 technical information, 17 time display, 16 timer groups deleting, 28 labeling, 25 moving, 27 restoring, 30 timers editing, 33 labeling, 24 organizing, 33 setting, 32 starting, 32 Documentation concept and elaboration: The Human Interface Group, De Regenboog 11, 2800 Mechelen, 3104 205 322441 Index stopping, 33...

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